FrequentLY Asked Questions
How is publishing in Pressbooks different than WordPress or even Microsoft Word?
JMU Libraries Pressbooks installation is a book and e-book publishing platform for materials that support teaching, learning, and scholarship. The final publication might be online, print-on-demand, and/or openly licensed. The following uses are encouraged:
- Open access books
- White papers and technical reports
The following uses are outside the scope of Pressbooks:
- Hosting of sensitive or confidential data. See JMU Policy 1205 for information about handling sensitive and confidential data.
- Publications without a JMU-affiliated account holder
Compliance with other relevant JMU and Libraries policies:
What’s the difference between a Pressbooks “Part” and a “Chapter”?
The Pressbooks hierarchy of book organization looks like this:
For more details about Parts and Chapters, watch