Publishing Checklist

Open Education Alberta Publication Checklist

Accessibility checking

It is recommended that books meet the BCcampus accessibility criteria 

Before requesting to publishing, please ensure that all books have 

  • An appropriate Creative Commons Licenses assigned
  • An available download file for access and archiving 
  • Appropriate acknowledgement statements in the books front matter 

Request that Open Education Alberta Publish the book

  • Fill out the Google form to request publication be to the OEA Directory and for the assignment of a DOI and ISBN. 

Add a static copy of the book to your institution’s repository (optional)

  • Export a PDF copy of the book
  • In the DOI field, enter the DOI that was minted for you by the UofA or by your institution

Submit the book for indexing by other OER indexing services

  • Items included in the OEA catalogue will be automatically included in the Pressbooks Directory 
  • Submit item for indexing by BC Campus
  • Submit item for indexing by eCampus Ontario
  • Submit item for indexing in MERLOT (requires an account)
  • Submit item for indexing in OER Commons (requires an account)
  • Submit item for indexing in other discovery services as required based on subject matter and interests of author team