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iBooks Author: 10 Video Tutorials To Learn How To Create Your First Interactive eBook

iBooks Author: 10 Video Tutorials To Learn How To Create Your First Interactive eBook | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Robin Good, ghbrett
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Short videos - very focussed on individual taks

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Fantastic opportunity. Too often we overlook the potential of this technology.

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Write to interact

Viljenka Savli (http://www2.arnes.si/~sopvsavl/)'s curator insight, April 18, 12:26 PM

A great collection of tutorials for Author use and make stunning interactive e-books for your subject (Mac only).

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Tips for using external on-page widgets in #iBooksAuthor 2.2

Tips for using  external on-page widgets in #iBooksAuthor 2.2 | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
use external widgets as elements on a page in iBooksAuthor #ibooksauthor
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Free iBook: "Quick Start: iBooks Author" » by Peter Pappas

Free iBook: "Quick Start: iBooks Author" »  by Peter Pappas | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Get started - interactive tour of iBA, widget sampler with settings, and tips and tricks for designing your iBook and managing your work flow.
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Here's my free multi-touch iBook that will get you started using iBooks Author. Includes an interactive tour of the app, widget sampler with settings, and tips and tricks for designing your iBook and managing your work flow.

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Mika Auramo's curator insight, March 26, 1:40 AM

iBooks Authorilla tekemään esim. oppimispäiväkirjaa tai videojournalia media-aiheista.

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You can now import Book Creator books into iBooks Author - Book Creator app | Blog

You can now import Book Creator books into iBooks Author - Book Creator app | Blog | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Apple released an update to iBooks Author that allows you to import ePub files as a new book project.
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Once in iBooks Author your book is converted to Apple’s .ibooks format. This means you can use all the great formatting tools with iBooks Author, but as your book is no longer an ePub file you won’t be able to use it in Book Creator or read on non-Apple devices.

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iBooks Author Gains New Import Options - TidBITS

iBooks Author Gains New Import Options - TidBITS | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Joining the other updates pouring from Apple’s servers recently is one for iBooks Author 2.2, which brings some new templates, the capability to import from EPUBs, and a collection of other enhancements to the ebook authoring software.
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Best review to date of the iBA 2.2 update

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Google Maps Widget for iBooks Author

Allow students to see anything and everything on the globe with as much detail as Google Maps makes possible without having to leave the book.
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 A GoogleMaps widget for iBooks Author projects.  Covers the whole world and allows zooming to individual landmarks and locations.  See the video demonstrating it and download the widget to use yourself: http://mrfranksclass.com/widgets
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How to Publish Your Book to the iBooks Store. | ipadders.eu

How to Publish Your Book to the iBooks Store. | ipadders.eu | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
This summer I published five of my iBook textbooks to the iBook Store. Since then I have gotten some questions on how to do this after your iBook is finished.
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iBook Widget Test: Historic -Modern Photo Blend - YouTube

My new iBook - "Portland's Japantown Revealed" is now available free at iTunes. http://bit.ly/1kfvby3 ;
This widget allows the user to "paint" historic Japantown figures into contemporary photograph

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My new iBook - "Portland's Japantown Revealed" is now available free at iTunes. http://bit.ly/1kfvby3

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How to create 3D Models for #iBooksAuthor

How to create 3D Models for #iBooksAuthor | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
making your own 3D models for use in iBooks with sketch up. #adedu http://t.co/aCcn9NFfan
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How to with video

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Authoring Techniques for Creating Accessible iBooks: #iBooksAuthor

Authoring Techniques for Creating Accessible iBooks: #iBooksAuthor | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
#Accessible authoring techniques for #iBooks Author in English (http://t.co/aB8fNHzDxD) and Dutch (http://t.co/hMPejXpdvZ) @anysurfer
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This is a well-crafted guide to making your iBooks accessible

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Building a Simple Intro Media Video for iBooks Author using Keynote and GarageBand - YouTube

You can add interest to your iBooks Author project by importing some Intro Media. But what if you don't have much video experience? You can still create an i...
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A very informative step-by-step guide.

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Free Google Map widget for iBooks Author

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Free iBooks Author Widget - add a Google Map to your iBook

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Download a world map widget that uses Google Maps with Earth view.  Students can see the entire planet or zoom in for as much detail as possible.  As you can see in the video, within seconds, you can go from a view of the entire world to one specific location (like the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York).  Since you can zoom in and out freely, you really only need the one map to cover anything you'd want students to see throughout the world.

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iBooks Author Widget to Annotate/Markup Image or Text - YouTube

A slightly better version of the widget I posted about two weeks ago. This should be easier to make using Keynote. There are two versions: Landscape and Port...
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Free widget download and how to video. Creates widget to mark up text or image.

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iBooks Author resources site

iBooks Author resources site | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
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A very interesting collection of #iBooksAuthor resources by Steve Dickie

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How to ‘auto play’ Bookry widgets in iBooks Author

How to ‘auto play’ Bookry widgets in iBooks Author | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Learn how to "auto play" @theBookry widgets in the new version of #iBooksAuthor http://t.co/ToFTTawzxm #edTech #iPaded
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A clever hack

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How to run Bookry Widgets ‘On the Page’ in iBooks Author

How to run Bookry Widgets ‘On the Page’ in iBooks Author | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
RT @thebookry: How to run @theBookry widgets "on the page" in the new version of #iBooksAuthor http://t.co/rNy0jvxuKW #edTech #iPaded
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Peter Pappas - Here's my seven iBooks. All are free at iTunes

Peter Pappas - Here's my seven iBooks. All are free at iTunes | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it

Download six  free interactive multi-touch iBooks by Peter Pappas on the iTunes Store.  All made using iBooks Author.

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Here's a link to all my iBooks on iTunes

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iBooks Author updated with ePub and InDesign importer, new templates, and more

iBooks Author updated with ePub and InDesign importer, new templates, and more | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Apple has updated iBooks Author for OS X Yosemite and added support for new file formats and other enhancements. First among these is the ability to import Adobe InDesign and ePub files to a projec...
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How to Add Flash Animation to iBooks Author

How to Add Flash Animation to iBooks Author | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
One of the most memorable moments in my life is still the day I was taken through the Disney Studio in Sydney, Australia, by a friend of mine. I got to meet real animators, layout artists, inbetwee...
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Create a Fade Transition Effect in Hype 2 -iBooks Author Widget

Create a Fade Transition Effect in Hype 2 -iBooks Author Widget | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
An iBooks Author Widget that lets you click on the image to show the work in progress line work A while ago I developed an iPad app for an artist friend of mine, Tina Burke. Tina is a children's bo...
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A very cool effect - Note:  Bookry has similar effects for the less tech savvy. 

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How to add PDF to iBook that allows annotation

How to add PDF to iBook that allows annotation | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
HELP! If I have a pdf that I want the students to be able to open from their iBook but then open in an app that allows annotating (goodreader, iAnnotate,… - Emily Burton - Google+
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Interesting discussion that explains how to add in iBooks Author

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iBooks Author Image Sizes for Fixed Layout Picture Books

iBooks Author Image Sizes for Fixed Layout Picture Books | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
iBooks Author Image Sizes that simply work! iBooks Author is a fantastic piece of book publishing software with an easy drag and drop user interface, and best of all it's free. iBooks Author is rel...
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How to convert audio files and add to iBooks Author - YouTube

From the folks at Inkslinger Industries Blog at http://inkslingerindustries.com Guides at http://store.inkslingerindustries.com --------------------- iBooks ...
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Create HTML widget for iBooks Author - YouTube

This short tutorial takes you through the basics of cutting and pasting a website or video's embed code (iframe) into the main.html file of a widget and plac...
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Kudos to Anthony DiLaura for providing this great resource. Download his widget template and insert your code to embed content (like a Google form) into a HTML widget.

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A great tip!

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History of Portland’s Japantown Revealed in New iBook

History of Portland’s Japantown Revealed in New iBook | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Free iBook with 100s of archival photos and video interviews with former residents detail life from the 1890s through the incarcerations of WWII. (My free #iBook "History of Portland’s Japantown" Cool "reveal" photo blend widgets.
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I've included a video demo of the "reveal widget" used in the the book. Courtesy of Bookry. 

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How to Create an Interactive Story

How to Create an Interactive Story | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Here's how to create an interactive story template for your next elearning project. Build your own or use the free PowerPoint template.
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This is done in PowerPoint. But it just as easily be built in Keynote. That could be imported directly into iBooks Author to create a cool interactive widget

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