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    Digital Conversion Services for Publishers

    desLibris 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 ePUBFor Google, iOS, and Kobo
    MOBI for Amazon - Kindle
    $ .70/page
     Reflowable ePUBFor Google, iOS, and Kobo
    MOBI for Amazon - Kindle
    $ .70/page
     All ePUB Formats above Fixed Layout and Reflowable: standard + MOBI $ .80/page
     All Formats Above All ePUB, POD and Web-Enhanced PDF formats $1.00/page
     Hardcopy conversion Surcharge for conversion from hardcopy$ .25/page

    ​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


    Pricing


    Simple titles with plain text and a few images: $1.00/page

    Moderate-complexity titles with more images and tables: $2.00/page

    Highly complex titles (Accounting, Higher Ed) with more tables, images, links and multimedia: $3.00/page 

    Prices are in Canadian dollars.  

    Contact us for volume discounts and title-specific quotes. 


    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

    EBOOK CONVERSION

    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.


    SERVICE PROVIDED

    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


    TERMS

    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.


    COMPLETION TIME

    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.


    GUARANTEE

    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:

    eBookBurner Technologies
    Plot No. 81, Door No. 17/6,
    Meenakshi Street,
    Dhanalakshmi Colony, Vadapalani,
    Chennai 600 026, India
    Phone: +91-9840424240
    https://ebookburner.com


    SPECIFICS ON DELIVERABLES

       FILE FORMAT                                                                                APPROPRIATE/APPROVED FOR

    Fixed Layout ePub file along with cover imageApple’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

    Testimonials

    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. ”
    --MediumCoolLLC


    “Great quality, very fast service, very professional, and quick responses to emails and questions. A great working experience all around.”
    -- Debbie Reber