Versioning History

This page lists major changes to this guide with each marked with a 0.01 increase in the version number. Because new information is continuously added to this guide, content updates do not appear on this page. Instead, a “Last update” textbox is posted at the top of each chapter. Additional files (e.g., PDF, ePUB) are provided upon request made to

Version Date Change
1.0 March 29, 2016 Open creation of this guide is added to the B.C. Open Textbook Collection
1.01 September 11, 2018 Completion of guide. Updates and changes log [Word file]
1.02 September 27, 2018 Updated Pressbooks for B.C. and the Yukon page with account information for B.C. private post-secondary institutions.
1.03 October 9, 2018 Updated the following Pressbooks webinar recordings: Introduction and Intermediate 3.
1.04 October 17, 2018 Updated info about discontinuation of Pressbooks webinars and upcoming Pressbooks Tutorial videos.

Added info about new features as part of Oct 18 upgrade: media attributions and cover generator.

1.05 November 15, 2018 Corrected Hyperlink Material chapter.
1.06 December 21, 2018 Updates to the Guide based on a December 21 Pressbooks Update
1.07 January 17, 2019 Embedded 34 tutorial videos and added more info about the Dec 21 update.
1.08 March 29, 2019 Updated BCcampus contact info
1.09 April 11, 2019 Added section called “When should LaTeX be used” to “LaTeX for Formulas” chapter.
1.10 June 5, 2019 Updated email domains for self-serve account creation to “Pressbooks for B.C. and the Yukon” chapter
1.11 June 6, 2019 Search and Import feature description removed from Import Options chapter. “Search and Import” chapter deleted. Book theme changed from Open Textbook to Clarke.
1.12 July 2, 2019 Guide converted to an ongoing resource with “Last update” boxes added to each chapter. Exported files available by request only.
1.13 August 20, 2019 Appendix B: Pressbooks Catalogues added.
1.14 October 8, 2019 Appendix C: OpenStax Textbooks in Pressbooks added.
1.15 November 13, 2019 Appendix D: Other Pressbooks Resources added.
2.0 February 28, 2020 The entire Pressbooks Guide was reviewed and updated. This was promoted by a major upgrade to the BCcampus Pressbooks instances on January 23, 2020.
2.01 April 16, 2020 The Pressbooks User Guide was reviewed to ensure that relevant content was referenced (and, when missing, added) to this Pressbooks Guide.
2.02 March 17, 2021 New section added: LaTeX Questions Answered
2.03 November 2, 2021 Added a section on how to add captions to videos in Videos, Audio, and Interactive Media.
2.04 November 17, 2021 Revised Provide Access to Others as Administrators can now create new Pressbooks accounts for people as long as they are using an institutional email address.
2.05 November 19, 2021 Rewrote Hyperlink Material to address new ways to insert internal links and to add content on linking to files and external sites, which is no longer covered in the Pressbooks User Guide.
2.06 April 19, 2022 Deleted the “Links by Chapter” section in the back matter since it is no longer necessary.
2.07 January 17, 2023 Added a new chapter: How do I create a long division equation in LaTeX?
2.08 October 31, 2023 Updated cover image.


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