Digital Publishing Series

Intended audience: 
Academic Support Staff, Graduate Student Instructors, Graduate Students, Instructors, Post-doctoral students, Researchers

We'd like to share with you the offerings for this semester's Digital Publishing workshop series. Whether you are looking to create a digital book, a companion website for a book, a scholarly portfolio, or a full-scale digital project, this workshop series is designed to get you up and running with the skills and tools you need for successful digital publications. No programming or coding knowledge is required.

This series is designed for faculty, graduate students, and staff in the Humanities and Social Sciences and is open to any member of the UC Berkeley community.

Spring 2021 workshops will be conducted over Zoom. Learn more and register at bit.ly/dp-berk.

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Past events

April 12, 2021, 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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By the end of this workshop, interested learners will be well prepared for a deeper dive into the world of web design.
March 30, 2021, 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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In this hands-on workshop, we will learn how to create web graphics for your digital publishing projects and websites.
March 16, 2021, 11:00am to 12:30pm
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By the end of this workshop, and with a useful checklist in hand, you will be able to confidently design lawful text analysis projects or be well positioned to help others design such projects.
March 2, 2021, 3:00pm to 4:30pm
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This short workshop will introduce key mapping terms and concepts and give an overview of popular platforms used to create web maps, and offer hands-on practice with ArcGIS Online adding data, changing the basemap, and creating interactive map visualizations.
February 9, 2021, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
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Learn why and how to use Pressbooks for publishing your original books or course materials. You'll leave the workshop with a project already under way!
November 10, 2020, 11:00am to 12:30pm
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This training will help you navigate the copyright, fair use, and usage rights of including third-party content in your digital project.
October 13, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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In this workshop, we'll take a look at use cases for common open-source web platforms WordPress, Drupal, Omeka, and Scalar, and we'll talk about hosting, storage, and asset management.
September 22, 2020, 11:00am to 12:00pm
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You've invested a lot of work in creating a digital project, but how do you ensure it has staying power?
September 15, 2020, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Learn why and how to use Pressbooks for publishing your original books or course materials. You'll leave the workshop with a project already under way!
May 6, 2020, 11:00am to 12:30pm
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This event has been postponed until fall due to guidance from public health officials and campus leadership re: COVID-19. We hope to see you back in the AIS soon.
October 15, 2019, 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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If you're looking to self-publish work of any length and want an easy-to-use tool that offers a high degree of customization, allows flexibility with publishing formats (EPUB, MOBI, PDF), and provides web-hosting options, Pressbooks may be great for you. Pressbooks is often the tool of choice for...
September 25, 2019, 11:00am to 12:30pm
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This training will help you navigate the copyright, fair use, and usage rights of including third-party content in your digital project. Whether you seek to embed video from other sources for analysis, post material you scanned from a visit to the archives, add images, upload documents, or more,...
September 16, 2019, 3:30pm to 5:00pm
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How do you go about publishing a digital book, a multimedia project, a digital exhibit, or another kind of digital project? In this workshop, we'll take a look at use cases for common open-source web platforms WordPress, Drupal, Omeka, and Scalar, and we'll talk about hosting, storage, and asset...
May 6, 2019, 11:00am to 12:30pm
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If you're looking to self-publish work of any length and want an easy-to-use tool that offers a high degree of customization, allows flexibility with publishing formats (EPUB, MOBI, PDF), and provides web-hosting options, Pressbooks may be great for you.
September 26, 2018, 11:00am to 12:30pm
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If you're looking to self-publish work of any length and want an easy-to-use tool that offers a high degree of customization, allows flexibility with publishing formats (EPUB, MOBI, PDF), and provides web-hosting options, Pressbooks may be great for you. Pressbooks is often the tool of choice for...
April 26, 2018, 11:00am to 12:30pm
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Pressbooks is an easy-to-use tool that offers flexibility for self-publishing in different formats. Learn why and how to use Pressbooks for publishing your original books or course materials and for accessing a wide array of open publishing materials.
April 20, 2017, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Open to: Staff, Faculty, Graduate Students Description: In this hands-on workshop, we will learn the basics of creating a WordPress site, a web-based platform good for blogs, scholarly portfolios, and websites. By the end of the workshop, you will know how to post content, embed images and video,...