APUS ePress

APUS ePress The APUS ePress is an electronic academic publisher providing high quality open access, low cost, and specialty digital materials for scholarly use.

Unlike the traditional university press, the APUS ePress is a digital publisher designed to leverage public and proprietary texts while reducing textbook costs for students. In this way, the APUS ePress is focused on producing quality texts in a number of formats so that readers can conveniently and economically access these materials. We do this by offering alternative publishing options such as through open access efforts.

Book Fe**sh: Volume 106 - BOOK RIOT

Book Riot always has the best posts - we particularly love the nostalgic "Reading Rainbow" t-shirt featured this week!

What's your favorite Book Fe**sh pick of the week?


Reading Rainbow Tee: Show off your love of this 80s childhood classic and maybe inspire a few kids to take a look in a book. Literary Nail Wraps: I love a good bookish nail design, but I’ve got s**t for steady hands. … Continued

99 Problems

Formatting e-publications can be frustrating - ever device renders the formatting differently!

One developer is working to help solve these types of problems with a global list of e-reader rendering bugs.


99 ePub rendering problems on the wall take one down, pass it around 98 ePub rendering problems on the wall Easily the most frustrating part of designing and developing ePub projects, the various ...

How Can I Best Absorb Information While Reading?

Have problems retaining information? Here's a plan to help you better absorb information while reading:


Reading a good book can be a rewarding experience, but it can be frustrating when the information just floats through your head without sticking in your memory. Luckily there are a few methods that can really make a difference in retaining information. The bookworms at Stack Exchange provide some ti...

5 lessons for OER from Open Source and Free Software | OSS Watch team blog

We love open education resources and here's why!


5 lessons for OER from Open Source and Free SoftwarePosted on March 19, 2014 by Scott WilsonWhile the OER community owes some of its genesis to the open source and free software movements, there are some aspects of how and why these movements work that I think are missing or need greater emphasis.1....

This Genius Bookcase Has a Built-In Ladder - BOOK RIOT

Do you ever have a hard time reaching the top items on your bookshelf? No problem with this ingenious bookshelf with built-in ladder!


I love a six-or-more-shelves bookcase. I love how much wall space they take up and how they make your library look all TALL and IMPOSING, but I’m also a short lady and as such keep a stool in my reading area. But this! This is so smart: That’s a lovely bookshelf, but what if I …


We don't know about you, but the ePress is snowed in! What's your favorite book to read on a snow day?

How open source is helping the book business

The latest blog post from our open source publishing platform, Booktype, talks about how open source tools benefit the book business.


Sourcefabric believes open code means free speech. It also means smart business. Open source solutions give businesses total ownership of their content and code with no licensing fees. More and more enterprises are discovering that the cost of open source development is a fraction of the cost of bui...

Event Schedule

Day 2 of Open Education Week! Check out some of the great events being held this week: http://www.openeducationweek.org/event-schedule/

Event SchedulePlease note: all time times are in UTCMar6Thu OER Management and Delivery: Seven Best Practices @ Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges March 6, 2014 @ 9:00 pm Facilitator Boyoung Chae Who should attend Anybody who are planning a development project of open educat...

10 Great Gifts for Grammar Geeks - BOOK RIOT

Do you love grammar? We do! We especially love these creative gifts for grammar geeks.


Yesterday was National Grammar Day here in the states, so in the spirit of better-late-than-never, I present gifts for the grammar geek in your life. Learn it, live it, wear the button from Geek Details. Chingy knows grammar, y’all. This tee is busted in the best way. Coffee tastes best with a side…

This Is What a Librarian Looks Like

A photographer recently photographed librarians from all walks of life at the ALA meeting in Philadelphia.

Too bad our photogenic APUS Online Library wasn't featured :)


When you think of a librarian, what image comes to mind? Photographer Kyle Cassidy ventured to the American Library Association’s Midwinter Meeting in Philadelphia in January to explore that question. In between networking, educational events, and panels, librarians from across the country stopped b...

PHOTOS: These Are The World's Greatest, Most Stunning Libraries

To combat the dreary, cold weather feast your eyes on some of the most beautiful libraries in the world.


Some book collectors do not care very much about where they store their books. The English King Henry VIII, had a fine collection of books, but when visitors came to view them they were horrified by the conditions they were stored in.

Bookish Valentines for Your Literary Love - BOOK RIOT

These literary Valentines are perfect for the book lover in your life!


I have been trawling Etsy for the best bookish Valentines cards to share with your favourite reader (or readers — no judgement here at the Riot). Without further ado, here are my favourites. How about some words of love and loyalty from Winnie-the-Pooh: A declaration of devotion, Lord of the Rings-s...


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