Must Haves

  • Open Source
  • Supports Open Licensing Models
  • Authoring Capabilities
    • WYSIWYG authoring
    • collaborative authoring support
    • network-based authoring
    • Can be used to edit existing open materials
    • Can be used to assemble existing open materials
    • MathML / math equation support
    • Embedded Multimedia in online and epub versions
    • automatic re-pagination and updating of the table of contents?
  • Output Formats
    • Web-native (HTML5 - NOT silverlight, flash or other thick-app based)
    • minimally ePub 2.0, ideally ePub 3
    • PDF/ Printable Version
    • Plain Text / DAISY
    • Content is usable on a mobile device (phone)
    • Accessible to screen readers

Nice to Haves

  • Output format - LMS ready (IMS CP or CC)
  • Automatic Index creation
  • Individual Annotation
  • Group Annotation
  • Bookmarks
  • Quizzes
  • Integration with Print-on-Demand Service
  • Integration with eBook resellers/aggregators