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Optimizing Academic Library Services in the Digital Milieu by Brendan Ryan

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Creating eBooks

Abstract:

The various markup languages are explained as they relate to eBooks. An overview of the browser stack is provided. The intention is to make these technologies approachable for librarians and teachers without a technology background. Developments in HTML5 are explained and the possible effects on eBook and eReading apps are discussed.

Key words

iBooks

iAuthor

iBooks Author

PressBooks

HTML

HTML5

CSS

CSS3

Ajax

API

JavaScript

browser stack

XML

Adobe InDesign

The browser stack

The browser stack is made by combining HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and comprises the architecture that renders nearly all electronic content. It is the fundamental building block of the web. These components work in conjunction with an interpreter, ...

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