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Open Educational Resources (OER)

Pressbooks Authoring Tool

The Minnesota Library Publishing Project (coordinated by Minitex and Minnesota Libraries) brings Minnesota library users Pressbooks online authoring and publishing tool.

To get started

  • visit: https://mlpp.pressbooks.pub/
  • Click the button: "Connect via your local library"
  • This takes you to a biblioboard (hosting site) Pressbooks sign-in page
  • Select "Don't have a profile? Get Started Now"
  • Create a profile, username and password
  • And start playing! (books can be set as public or private)

MLPP Quick Guide - How to Create a Book

Pressbooks YouTube Channel

The [Growing] Guide to Using Pressbooks

Creating and remixing

OER materials are, by definition, licensed for others to freely use and re-purpose (the license may still require attribution).


OER follow much of the same workflow as a traditionally published resource. Consider the following workflow from Open-NYS:

Download a copy of this flow chart here.