Electric Book Works Web, mobile and print publications

Multi-format publishing

We manage complex, beautiful publishing projects for clients. Since 2006, we’ve turned books into websites, ebooks and print editions, and helped teams develop systems and skills for modern publishing.

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Clients say

Pan Macmillan has been working with Electric Book Works since 2015. The team's approach is innovative and we can always depend on them to deliver high-quality work. Andrea Nattrass Publisher Pan Macmillan South Africa
Worldreader has had the pleasure of working with Arthur and his team for several years and the level of professionalism is always exceptional, as is the quality of the work. It's a joy to work together and look forward to future collaborations! Nancy Brown Associate Director, Content Worldreader
Saide is so impressed with the Electric Book workflow software and approach that we are exploring how to make this system support our development of commissioned open courseware for all. Alan Amory Senior Programme Specialist (Learning Technologies) Saide
I have been extremely pleased working with Electric Book Works. In all areas of our work together, they have been reliable, produced high-quality work, are great thought-partners, and friendly. I would recommend them to anyone considering their services. Florence Middleton Associate Manager Room to Read
The EBW team's work is impressive, they are a pleasure to work with, they offer added value, are responsive and produce high quality work. I highly recommend them. Colleen Higgs Publishing Director Modjaji Books

Selected clients

Selected work

Changing the way textbooks are made

The Economy is an open-access economics textbook leading the way in both progressive education and multi-format book production. Read more

Literature for a multi-format world

Our work for renowned publishers, such as Pan Macmillan, incorporates a balance of technology and design. The age-old craft of creating a beautiful printed book is translated into digital media. Read more

Making free children’s books with Book Dash

Book Dash publishes a range of children’s books in many languages. We worked with Worldreader to turn these into reusable HTML and ebooks that could be read on any device. Read more

Making the Constitution truly accessible

In partnership with Electric Book Works and the CSIR we created a public-domain version of the Constitution in all eleven official South African languages. Read more

Making the law readily available and easy to understand

How can we live as law-abiding members of society if its rules are a mystery? This book changes that. Read more

Multi-format, open-access healthcare

Non-profit healthcare publisher Bettercare relies on us to develop and maintain its library of open-access textbooks as books, ebooks and a website. Read more

Publishing a book from a Google Sheet

How we produced the print and ebook editions of the African Small Publishers’ Catalogue from a shared Google Sheet. Read more