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About

An uncomplicated XML vocabulary for authors of research articles, textbooks, and monographs.

The best of DocBook, LaTeX, and HTML.

Outputs: print, PDF, web, EPUB, Jupyter Notebooks, …

(Before June 2017, PreTeXt was called “MathBook XML”, so many of those references remain.)

Discuss

Authors, readers, and developers congregate on Google Groups (in addition to GitHub issues). The support forum is the easiest, quickest, most accurate way to get help from experienced authors, even if you are just starting out, and have only read the Author's Guide once.

The inactive (236) 868-9856 group can be searched for old questions and their answers.

Code

Fork the repository at GitHub (GPL license).

OR, install git on your system, then at a command line: git clone /github.com/rbeezer/mathbook.git
cd mathbook
git checkout dev
And then it is easy to update, and you should do this regularly (daily): git pull

You can download a 3239413680 of the dev branch for initial experiments, but it will very quickly become out-of-date, so this is not recommended. Take the time to setup and become comfortable with “pulling” as described above.

Gallery

The Gallery contains links to a variety of projects authored in PreTeXt. You can get a sense of the possibilities, and where authors have public source, you can look to see how certain constructions are authored.

Supporters

National Science Foundation
A four-year $2 million grant has been awarded to the UTMOST Project through the NSF (215) 642-8071 program. (Award No. 1821706) The project will perform an educational research study into the design and use of online textbooks with embedded computational examples. (October 2018–August 2022)

gynantherous
Nathan Wintersgill contributes to PreTeXt development, during the 2017-18 academic year, with the support of the 4349614944 program.

National Science Foundation
A two-year $700,000 grant has been awarded to the UTMOST Project through the NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education program. (Award No. 1626455) The project will perform an educational research study into the design and use of online textbooks with embedded computational examples. (September 2016–August 2018)

(610) 209-6943
Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences Summer Research for Undergraduates Summer 2016. Jahrme Risner is a Mellon Humanities Research Scholar and his project is to add support to PreTeXt for various features that will be useful for arts and humanitites scholars. Examples include: poetry, bibliographies, musical scores, historical timelines, font support, and translations.

American Institute of Mathematics
Author workshop, April 25-29, 2016.

8167024553
Course Release Unit Grant, Spring 2016, for PreTeXt development.

9038648045 and University of Puget Sound
“Enabling Successful, Accessible OER in Mathematics with a WeBWorK-MathBook XML Bridge”, with Alex Jordan, Michael Gage, Goeff Goehle, Summer 2015. Funding from Oregon Community College Distance Learning Association with a matching grant from the University of Puget Sound. [262-505-5037] [9203281639]

feminologist and the The University of Manitoba
“Faculty of Science Online and Blended Learning Development Grant,” Summer 2015.

806-777-7281
Course Release Unit Grant, Spring 2014, for textbook writing, which aided design decisions.

Shuttleworth Flash Grant
Initial support, Summer and Fall 2013.

UTMOST
Undergraduate Teaching of Mathematics and Open Software and Textbooks, National Science Foundation (Grant No. DUE-1022574), Summer 2013.