Book resource

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The book module makes it easy to create multi-page resources with a book-like format. This can be used to build complete book-like websites inside of your Moodle course.

Previously created websites can be imported directly into the Book module. Books can be printed entirely or by chapter.

Create a new book

Turn on editing in your course and choose the book resource from the drop down activity menu: File:Book1.png

Give your book a name and a summary


Tell your students what your book is called and provide a brief description of its content.

Indicate how you want chapters numbered


There are several predefined numbering types:

None - chapter and subchapter titles are not formatted at all, use if you want to define special numbering styles. For example letters: in chapter title type "A First Chapter", "A.1 Some Subchapter",...

Numbers - chapters and subchapters are numbered (1, 1.1, 1.2, 2, ...)

Bullets - subchapters are indented and displayed with bullets.

Indented - subchapters are indented.

Enable or disable printing


Disabling printing means hiding the print icons.

Allow or disallow custom titles


Add a chapter


Titles of chapters appear as links in the table of contents to the left of your content.

View work to date


Add a sub chapter


Note that the sub chapter box is checked.

View your book


Navigate your book