IPNE Digital Publishing Tutorials: Tutorial 2. Digital Book Production: Deep Dive

  • 03 Dec 2011
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • BU Center for Digital Imaging Arts (CDIA) Waltham, MA
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  • Associate or affiliate organizations of IPNE.
  • IPNE members
  • Digital Publishing Tutorial 2: Digital Media Production Deep Dive: Fundamentals, Tools, Principles and Processes

    Date:Saturday, Dec 3, 2011 from 9:30 to 12:30
    Location: BU Center for Digital Imaging Arts in Waltham, MA
  • Students with a school ID.

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IPNE “Digital Publishing” Tutorial Series:

What you need to know today to plan for publishing tomorrow.

Digital media is the fastest growing market segment in book publishing, and trends show that this market will continue to grow exponentially. Every publisher must understand its digital strategy and best practices to achieve success.

In light of IPNE's mission to participate offer opportunities for education, networking and problem solving and to help our members build and grow their publishing-related businesses, the IPNE Board is pleased to announce the second of a three-part series of tutorials on Digital Publishing.

The IPNE Digital Publishing Tutorials

2. “Digital Publishing: Technical Deep Dive”  (Dec 3, BU CDIA, Waltham MA)

Pricing
Members: $25.00
Associates and Friends of IPNE: $25.00
Non-Members: $45.00
Students with ID, $10.00

Digital Tutorial 2:

Digital Media Production Deep Dive:
Fundamentals, Tools, Principles and Processes

(Second of a three part series of IPNE tutorials on Digital Publishing)

Now that eBooks have achieved mainstream publishing sales levels, the quality of a digital edition needs to be at the same level as the print edition. The eReader public is technically savvy and publisher’s digital reputations are being formed.

Creating a successful digital edition is much more than simply converting text to an ePub format. This tutorial, Digital Tutorial #2, covers what you need to know to make the critical format and design decisions to produce outstanding digital editions that stand out amongst the crowd.

This tutorial is an in-depth discussion of different aspects of digital book production. We'll begin by introducing the fundamentals of Digital Media, discussing XML, XHTML, HTML5.0 and metadata.

We'll then review an assortment of production tools and how they approach digital production.  Reviewing standard ePubs, enhanced ePubs, Apps, and animation, we'll incorporate live demos, powerpoints and video. We'll take an in-depth look at Adobe CS 5.5, some special plug-ins to InDesign and certain specialized applications. At the end of this session participants will:

• Understand the fundamental principles underlying digital media production
• Evaluate the best available production options
• Make informed decisions culminating in successful digital editions of your work that satisfy your reader and enhance your digital reputation.

Registration for Digital Publlishing Tutorial 2 is now open. Visit http://www.ipne.org/Events at IPNE.org to register.

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