ebooks

Creating an eBook using the AsciiDoc markup language

For manuals and guides, Wikis are an excellent way of organizing content. Yet, they often don't work as well for larger articles or books because...Read more

How to create an eBook the open source way

Astute readers will have noticed that we’ve begun publishing our "Open Voices" e B ooks in the ePub format. Now, some of our best essays and...Read more

Download free eBook about the principles of open government

Open government
Download our free eBook: Open Voices : Applying open source principles to government This is the soft launch in PDF form of this eBook that collects...Read more

Soft launch of our Open Voices eBooks

open up
The opensource.com team has been working diligently on putting together a new resource for the open source community and beyond. What started out as...Read more

Will the Open Voices eBooks help promote the benefits of open source to new audiences?

open up
The opensource.com team has been working diligently on putting together a new resource for the open source community and beyond. What started out as "content bundles" are now the first iteration of our Open Voices eBooks . There are two free eBooks released under Creative Commons that we're looking to gather feedback on from our community during the soft launch. First, we contacted each author and collected their comments. Now, we'd like to get your thoughts and suggestions.Read more

The elusive book publishing process: A little risk, a little reward

Publishing the open source way
My favorite thing about the Internet is the way it makes so many of us into storytellers. It turns people on to sharing their own experiences,...Read more

Coming unglued: Lessons in openness from a successful crowdfunding campaign

Crowdfunding
Last month, this site featured an article about the startup I work for, Unglue.it . Briefly, we think more books should be available to the world...Read more

Free, open ebook offers ideas for rebooting American government

How would you reboot American government?
In 2008, representatives of the Personal Democracy Forum sent dozens of writers, pundits, politicians, entrepreneurs, researchers, and think-tankers...Read more