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An Appropedia Book is a collection of Appropedia articles that easily can be saved, rendered electronically in PDF, ZIM or OpenDocument format, or ordered as a printed book. For information and help on Appropedia books, see Help:Books.

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Printed Appropedia Books

Tips for creating great books

Topic and title

There are almost no limits when creating books from Appropedia content. A good book focuses on a certain topic and covers it as well as possible. A meaningful title helps other users to have the correct expectation regarding the content of a book.


Books should have a reasonable number of articles. One article is not enough, but books that result in PDFs with more than 500 pages are probably too big, and may even cause problems on older computers.


Saved books can be modified to include an introduction. The introduction text can be stored on a subpage of the book.

Be bold

If your book has a clear focus, meaningful title and is a reasonable size, consider adding it to the list of community books. You can either save it directly to Book:Title, or move it there from your userspace.

This page or section includes content from Wikipedia. The original article was at Wikipedia:Books. The list of authors can be seen in the history for that page. As with Appropedia, the text of Wikipedia is available under the CC-BY-SA.