Unit 1 : Electronic Publishing

1.1 Introduction about E-publishing, Advantages and disadvantages of E-Publishing.

1.2 Basic principles of E-book, List of various manufactures of E-book and Application of E-book.

1.3 Steps involved for creation of e-book – Editing – Types of E-book editing – HTML compiler, PDF compiler, other compiler, Cover page design, E-book design, ISBN registration – Barcode, Copyright certification and Marketing.

1.4 Marketing strategies – Ezines, Joint ventures, Pay-per-click search engines, Search engines and Press releases and news.

Unit 2 : PDF Production, Copy Editing and Proof Reading

2.1 Introduction about PDF, Application of PDF, Adobe PDF for
professional publishing, PDF production using Adobe Indesign,
PDF predefined presets.

2.2 Steps involved in PDF production using Quark Xpress,
Introduction about Adobe distiller and Steps involved PDF
production using Adobe distiller.

2.3 Copy editing, Qualification and duties of copy editor.

2.4 Proof reading – Proof reading symbols and meaning and
Methods of Proof reading.

Unit 3 : HTML

3.1 Introduction about HTML, Meaning for HTML, Definition of tag and syntax.

3.2 Basic tags – HTML, Head, Title and Body, Attributes of HTML – Bold, Italic, Underline, Paragraph, Break, Horizontal line, font, emphasize, teletype font, preserve the line breaks and horizontal spacing and meta.

3.3 Image handling using HTML – Background image, Aligning
image, Display an alternate text for an image, make a hyperlink of an image, Background color and Text color.

3.4 Introduction about Cascading method and syntax (CSS) –
Inserting style sheet and types of style sheet – External, Internal, Inline and Multiple style sheets.

3.5 Introduction CSS property – Background, Font border, Outline, margin, Padding, List and Table.

Unit 4 : XML

4.1 Introduction about XML, Advantages of XML, XML data, Design of XML, Features of XML and Difference between XML and

4.2 Basic XML tags and syntax and Examples of XML declaration

4.3 Steps for creation of XML document and Rules and regulations of XML document.

4.4 Advance XML Coding, C data, Encoding, Encoding errors, Name spaces, Declaring name space, solving the name conflict using a prefix and Default namespaces.

Unit 5 : Web to Print

5.1 Introduction about Web to print – Prepress process, digital content online and Print production and Merits and demerits of web to print.

5.2 Network concepts and Interfaces – network protocols TCP/IP, Client/Server concept, and three typical forms of network connectivity – Stand alone networks, Internal networking and External networking.

5.3 Classification of Network – Internet, Intranet, Extranet and Broad Band Networks.

5.4 Production Management/Monitoring Systems – Purpose,
Application, and Optimizing print production by automating
manufacturing operation.

Text Book / Reference Book :

1. Handbook of Print Media – Helmut kipphan, Springer.
2. Digital colour Printing Technology – Bishwanath Chakkaravarthy
3. Printing in a digital world – David Bergsland.
4. On demand Digital Printing Primer – Howard M. Fentan – GATF.
5. Pocket Guide to Digital Printing – Frank Cost.
6. “DHTML AND CSS FOR THE WORLD WIDE WEB” Book, by Jason Cranford
Publisher, 2001 Peachpit Press
7. “HOW TO USE HTML & XHTML” by Gary Rebholz,, Published 2001
8. “XML FOR THE WORLD WIDE WEB” by Elizabeth Castro, Published 2001,
Peachpit Press
9. www.w3schools.org
10. www.learnthenet.com/english/section/webpubl.html
11. www.learnthenet.com/english/publish/000pub.htm
12. www.xml.com
13. www.pdfzone.com
14. www.wikipedia.org