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Pressbooks square logoWelcome to the Introduction to Pressbooks for Students guide! This guide is intended to help you understand the basics around how to use and navigate Pressbooks, a publishing platform for open educational resources. In this guide, you will learn how to: 

  • Navigate the Pressbooks book dashboard interface.
  • Create and edit chapters in the course web book.
  • Add your content to Pressbooks.

This guide was updated in December 2023. You may notice slight variations in the Pressbooks interface compared to the screenshots in this guide. If you have any questions or need assistance with Pressbooks, please contact


Portions of this lesson were adapted from the Pressbooks User Guide, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.