iBooks Author

If you’re considering making an eBook that integrates images and video clips, iBooks Author is a great app to use, and it’s a free downloadable app on Macs. This app enables you to create an eBook in an iBooks format. Students can only view the eBook through the iBooks app on an Apple device - an iPad or Mac computer - so do consider access issues up front.

Here’s some informative websites that can help you get started with iBooks Author:

In order to pull clips from movies for our eBook, we used iSkysoft. The Center for Innovative Pedagogy at Kenyon provides instructions for this program on our website:

If you have any other questions regarding iSkysoft, email Eric Holdener at holdenere@kenyon.edu. He’s our in-house expert for this program.


Here are a few screenshots of the eBook we created: