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Fully HTML5

One of the most popular features of Webby Books are the interactive tables and charts. Some of the flowcharts are quite large, and require a special viewer to make them easy to use. Until now, we have used a viewer based on Adobe Flash. But no longer … Continue reading »

Major Accessibility Improvements

Happy New Year to all our readers!

We are proud to be able to celebrate the New Year by announcing that Webby Books are now fully accessible and WAI-ARIA compliant. This means that Webby Books are now compatible with screen readers and other assistive technologies.

Readability

From the beginning, Webby Books have been designed to be much easier to read than most other e-books or websites. The default fonts and font sizes used in Webby Books were specially chosen for their readability. … Continue reading »

New Enhancements

We are pleased to announce several new enhancements to Webby Books:

  1. The Table of Contents in the left-hand margin is now smarter. Instead of just providing essentially the same list of links at all times, it now detects the current chapter and makes it immediately available for access. Of course, arrows and next/previous page links (and the ability to swipe left and right on touchscreens) continue to make it easy to turn the page.
  2. Tables and charts continue to open to full size if you click on them.
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Demonstration Video

Thanks to the outstanding work of Brandi Palmer (voiceover) and Stan Arthur (production), we now have a video that takes you through the main features of Webby Books.

The video is in ten short sections, as follows:

  • Part I: Welcome Page
  • Part II: Menu (at 00:34)
  • Part III: Tables & Charts (at 1:40)
  • Part IV: Main Text (at 2:57)
  • Part V: Turning the Page (at 4:10)
  • Part VI: Glossary (at 4:40)
  • Part VII: Comments (at 5:26)
  • Part VIII: Private Annotations and Highlighting (at 6:45)
  • Part IX: Discussion Forum (at 7:00)
  • Part X: Quizzes (at 8:00)
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Inaugural Publication

Law of Torts

We are delighted to announce the publication of the very first Webby Book, Law of Torts.

Written by the founder of webby-books.com, Dr. Tim Kaye, it showcases all the features that make Webby Books such an accessible and effective means of teaching and learning the law.

A full description of Law of Torts can be found hereClick this link to be taken to the relevant page., while an outline of all the features to be found in Webby Books is available on the Features page.