Information and Library Science

Z656 Digital Publishing Standards and Systems

Credits: 3

This course will teach students to design and publish documents on the Web and for common eBook platforms such as iBook and Kindle. We will learn about XML-based document formats (such as TEI, DocBook, Office Open XML) and eXtensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT), a special-purpose programming language for transforming XML documents into other XML and non-XML formats.  We will also learn to develop publications in common eBook formats, including ePub (iBook, etc.), AZW (Amazon Kindle), and KF8/AZW3 (Amazon Kindle).

  • Course History

      Spring 2018

      Instructor: Nicholas Homenda
      Time: 9:30AM-12:15PM Thu
      Location: IF0119

      Spring 2015

      Instructor: John A. Walsh
      Time: 1:00PM-3:45PM Thu
      Location: LI002

      Fall 2013

      Instructor: Tim Bowman
      Time: 1:00PM-3:45PM Wed
      Location: LI002
      Course URL (syllabus link or course homepage)