HANDS ON COLLABORATIVE PUBLISHING

By Andrzej Raszyk, 18. Februar 2014

In conjunction with the open call for The Digital Resource Library, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo, berlinerpool proposes a free admission two hours workshop on booktype open source software for collaborative editing and publishing.

During the workshop Lucile Neden from sourcefabric in a few short steps will show how to:
– Install and set up the software
– Start a first publication
– Insert content
– Invite collaborators
– Highlight the functionality of co-editing and communication tools
– Protect your copy rights
– Export the final version as formatted for print, Amazon, iBooks and almost any ereader

The aim of the workshop is to provide tools for independent book making and strengthen freedom of distribution.

Credits
* Project of Townhouse in collaboration with the International Media Network Services for Human Rights, Sweden, berlinerpool arts network+mobile archive, Berlin and cooperation with arttransponder, Berlin.
** This project is set in the framework of the Goethe-Institut as part of the German-Egyptian-Tunisian Transformation Partnership, sponsored by the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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