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How to create an eBook in Google Slides
Customize the Size
First, create the customize size for the eBook. Go to File>Page Setup, choose Custom, and you can create your slides in any size you wish. For an eBook, most likely, you will want 8.5 x 11 inches—the same as a standard sheet of paper. If you do not plan to print, you may consider other sizes.
Add Your Content
Create a cover page, header, footer with page numbers and title. Make it interactive if you want by adding links to outside resources and websites. You may even wish to add a table of contents, depending on how long your eBook is. Keep in mind there isn’t an automatic table of contents generator like there is in Docs so you will have to create this from scratch.
You can link your table of contents to the slide/page by going to Insert>Link (control/command + K), and choosing the slide number.
Download as PDF
Once you have finished the content of your book, you can convert OR download as PDF by going to File>Download as>PDF. Save your PDF in the location of your choice. Now you can share your PDF eBook anywhere you like. You can even upload it to your Google Drive and grab a shareable link to place on your website, blog, or in your lesson.
Show Your Students!
I love it when teachers learn how to create new things, but I love it, even more, when they empower their students to be creators. Show your students how to create their own eBooks with Google Slides. How will you try this in your classroom? Please share in the comments below! I’d love for you to come back and share links to your students’ work as well!
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