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Digital Conversion Services for Publishers
dèsLibris offers guaranteed quality, rapid turnaround and low prices on ebook conversion without contracts, upfront payments or long-term commitments.
Prices are based on formats required and pages in the original book.
FORMAT DESCRIPTION PRICE
|POD from PDF Provided||Print on demand file formatted to Lightning Source/IngramSpark specs||$ .10/page|
|Web-Enhanced PDF||PDF enhanced with navigational aids like bookmarks, tiered Tables of Contents and linked Index entries||$ .25/page|
|Fixed Layout ePUB3|| For Google, iOS, and Kobo|
MOBI for Amazon - Kindle
|Reflowable ePUB2||For Google, iOS, and Kobo|
MOBI for Amazon - Kindle
|Reflowable ePUB3 + DAISY Accessibility|| For all mobile distributors, including MOBI for Amazon/Kindle.|
Built in accessibility features include full compliance with DAISY and WCAG standards as described below. *
|All Formats Above||All ePUB, POD and Web-Enhanced PDF formats, In this option, Reflowable ePUB3 with accessibility features will be provided. *||$2.00/page|
|ePUB2 to ePUB3 DAISY||Convert valid legacy ePUB2 files to Accessible DAISY ePUB3 |
Simple: Primarily text; few tables or images
Moderate: Images and tables included
|Hardcopy conversion||Surcharge for conversion from hard copy||$ .25/page|
Prices are in Canadian dollars.
Contact us for volume discounts and title-specific quotes.
* Where content includes multimedia or complex, formula, table or graphic-intensive, surcharges may apply. Quotes will be provided after receipt of source files, and publisher approval will be obtained before work is done.
New: Accessible DAISY Formatting
desLibris' conversion partner EBB Technologies is now offering conversion to an Accessibility format compliant with WCAG and Daisy standards.
Working from PDF or InDesign from publishers, files delivered will adhere to these specs:
- Files are supplied in the ePub3 format with all accessibility features included.
- All files are compliant with
- Daisy's ePub Accessiblity Specification 1.0
- WCAG 2.0 standards
- Tables are captured as text.
- Accessibility-related coding is updated in all metadata files and HTML files
- Images bear the “alt” text where supplied by client.
- Physical page numbers appear in navigation.html .
- Physical page numbers are anchored.
- Multimedia files are captured according to accessibility guidelines.
- All deliveries are pre-validated against ePubchecker v.4.2.2 and Ace by Daisy
The accessibility format may be ordered for any title in a publisher's catalogue by choosing DAISY from the list of conversion formats.
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More Details and Quality Guarantee
Terms and Conditions
EBB Technologies, as contractor to Canadian Electronic Library ("Contractor") will perform digital conversion for publishers (“Clients”) under the following terms and conditions. Using a private submission account, Client will provide input (“Source files") in PDF, Word, InDesign or hardcopy for conversion.
Contractor will convert Source files to formats ordered and return completed files for review and approval by Client.
If corrections or changes are required, Contractor will provide corrected files without additional charge.
Subsequent correction rounds may be subject to extra charge.
Pricing is shown at http://www.canadianelectroniclibrary.ca/Products/Publisher/Conversion%20Services.aspx
Where PDF or Word or InDesign are provided as source files, there are no ingestion charges.
Where hardcopy is the source provided, shipping charges to Chennai at the responsibility of the Client.
All prices are in Canadian dollars; minimum charge: $15 per title.
New accounts pay 50% of the first invoice before delivery, but once credit is established, payment is on account.
Delivery of converted files for orders of up to 10 books will take place within a week of Source file receipt.
On orders exceeding 10 books, Contractor will begin rolling delivery of Approval versions within a week of Source file receipt.
Changes/modifications/edits required by Client will be completed and delivered within three working days from receipt of change order.
Files delivered will be compliant with current specifications for each format.
Before delivery, files will be checked against the latest Parsers (e.g., the ePubChecker (version 4.0.2)) at the time of delivery and certified as technical error free.
CONVERSION SERVICES ARE PROVIDED BY:
Plot No. 81, Door No. 17/6,
Dhanalakshmi Colony, Vadapalani,
Chennai 600 026, India
SPECIFICS ON DELIVERABLES
FILE FORMAT APPROPRIATE/APPROVED FOR
|Fixed Layout ePub file along with cover image||Apple’s iBookstore, Kobo, and Google|
|Fixed Layout KPF/KF8 file along with cover image||Amazon’s KDP platform|
|Reflowing ePub file along with cover image||All platforms accepting ePub files|
|Reflowing Mobi file with cover image||Amazon’s KDP platform|
|Enhanced PDF files||All aggregators accepting PDF files|
|POD PDF file||Amazon’s CreateSpace, Ingram’s IngramSpark or any other POD supplier|
Overall, I’m very pleased with the service. Turnaround times are great, staff is always helpful and responsive, and the quality of the conversions is excellent.
--Heather O’Sullivan, New Society Press
“We’ve had the idea that ePUB conversion for poetry is expensive and error-prone. The work we’ve received from EBB has changed both these perceptions. We’re very pleased.”
--Heidi Waechtler, Coach House Books
“Great job at a great price. Just what we needed. ”
“Great quality, very fast service, very professional, and quick responses to emails and questions. A great working experience all around.”
-- Debbie Reber