Versioning History

Date Section Change
June 29, 2021 Back Matter Updated link to the “Report an Error” form in the Versioning History template.
August 19, 2021 For Project Managers Added expectations around copyediting.
August 26, 2021 Standard Practices and Workarounds Added a section on embedding videos.
August 31, 2021 Production Process


Removed “MOBI” from the list of file types to export from Pressbooks.

Added specifications for link text for image long descriptions.

September 2, 2021 Front Matter


Added a template for an Accessibility Statement in cases that a book is not accessible.

Moved some of the more introductory content to the Getting Started Guide.

September 8, 2021 Metadata and Book Info Made minor changes to copyright statement templates to clarify style of APA citation.
September 16, 2021 Custom Styles (CSS) Added a few points above the PDF’s “Required” CSS to explain what the additional CSS is for.
September 29, 2021 Standard Practices and Workarounds Added a section on how to make fill-in-the-blank spaces accessible.
September 29, 2021 Attributions Added an explanation about the difference between licence and license and changed the style so “licence” is no longer capitalized when attached to the name of a licence. For example, CC BY 4.0 licence.
October 1, 2021 Standard Practices and Workarounds Added a word limit for chapter/part URLs.
October 20, 2021 Tracking and Supporting OER Projects Added a note to send out webinars to listservs.
October 26, 2021 Front Matter Corrected misspelling of “speech” in the accessibility statement template.
November 17, 2021 Custom Styles (CSS) Added an “Optional” PDF custom style that will allow links to opt in to the URL displaying in the Print PDF rather than opt out.
November 19, 2021 Tracking and Supporting OER Projects Moved procedures related to webinars into the OER Production site in SharePoint.
November 19, 2021 Standard Practices and Workarounds Deleted section on removing “” from internal links. It is no longer required for internal links to function properly in exports.
February 2, 2022 Front Matter Updated link to “Report an Error” form in accessibility statement template.
March 29, 2022 Accessibility Added more details about writing long descriptions.
April 21, 2022 Accessibility Removed “Accessibility checklist” table and replaced it with a PDF.
May 31, 2022 Production Process Updated file types to export.
July 7, 2022 Production Process Added a step 11: Add book to BCcampus Pressbooks Catalogue.
July 21, 2022 Production Process Added XHTML as a file type to export.
July 27, 2022 Front Matter Replaced “textbook” with “resource” in the Accessibility Statement template.
July 29, 2022 Front Matter Updated links to contact form and report an error form in the accessibility statements.
July 29, 2022 Metadata and Book Info Replaced B.C. Open Textbook Collection with B.C. Open Collection and updated the link in the copyright pages.
October 4, 2022 Standard Practices and Workarounds Added a section on LaTeX.
December 8, 2022 Front Matter Updated name of ministry in “About BCcampus Open Education”
January 12, 2023 Attributions Updated name of external resource referenced.
January 24, 2023 Front Matter, Back Matter Updated link to the “Report an Error” form.
March 3, 2023 Custom Styles (CSS) Added CSS under “PDF – Required” to ensure all text on the copyright page is the same size.
August 29, 2023 Metadata and Book Info Added “Institutions” to the list of metadata fields to fill out.
September 18, 2023 Custom Styles (CSS). Accessibility, Standard Practices and Workarounds Added additional CSS and HTML practices to improve the display of books in various formats.
October 10, 2023 End-of-Chapter Content, Attributions, Accessibility, Custom Styles (CSS) End of chapter content headings will now use Heading 1s
(i.e., Image Descriptions, References, Attributions). Added CSS to visually distinguish these headings from rest of the content in the webbook.
October 31, 2023 Updated cover image.
January 16, 2024 Standard Practices and Workarounds, Accessibility, Custom Styles (CSS) Added information and CSS related to: Marking textbox titles as headings and creating accessible blank spaces.


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