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Minitex News articles tagged with "Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project" (7):

Writing is hard; publishing doesn't have to be

When Sue Anne Kirkham set out to transform her journal entries into a published memoir, odds are she didn’t expect it to take ten years. More than halfway in, she even considered scrapping the whole thing. But she persevered, and this month published "Loving Zelda: A Stepdaughter’s Caregiving Journal."

Minitex at the Minnesota Book Festival, and interview with book patron/visual artist Tom Cassidy

Minitex shared a long table with other University Library programs at this year’s Minneapolis Book Festival on October 14 at the State Fairgrounds.

Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project

The Minitex Video Team has published a brief video to introduce the Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project to library staff and their patrons. The bottom line is this: if you're interested in self-publishing a book, Minnesota libraries can help!

15th MDL Annual Meeting a success!

On Wednesday, May 31st, the 15th MDL Annual Meeting was held at the Continuing Education and Conference Center on the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus. Over 100 people came together to hear a keynote presentation on Umbra Search African American History, a project to facilitate access to African American history through a website and search widget; digitization of over 500,000 items; and creation of workshops and public forums to promote access to culturally diverse collections.

Meet Barb Fister, a Minnesota author using Pressbooks

Barb Fister is a local author who has published six books, two of which she self-published using Pressbooks: If Then Else, a YA novel , and Babel Fish Boullabaisse, a collection of essays. In this article, Barb explains why she chose Pressbooks out of all the self-publishing software that was available.

Introduction to Pressbooks: A Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project

The Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project (MLPP) book-design tool is Pressbooks, an easy-to-use online service that enables authors and publishers to create attractive, professional content. Attend this brief webinar for an overview of MLPP and Pressbooks.

Welcome to the Minnesota Library Publishing Project

The Minnesota Library Publishing Project (MLPP) is a pilot project that provides online publishing tools and training information to support independent authors and small publishers across the state.