Electric Book Works Modern publishing for impact organisations

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You do great work.
We help you tell the world.

If your organisation makes an impact, we amplify your voice, so that you reach more people and attract support.

We turn your reports, manuals, books and case studies into engaging websites and apps that people can find, enjoy, and share. At the same time, we’ll make beautiful printed books for your partners and clients, boosting your credibility as thought leaders.

Millions of people have engaged with our publications on paper and screens, in schools and universities, businesses and state services. Talk to our award-winning team to explore the possibilities.

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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
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
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
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

Changing the way textbooks are made

14 November 2019

The Economy is an open-access economics textbook used by over 230 universities worldwide. The team and technology behind its production lead the way in multi-format publishing. Read more

Publishing a book the bold, innovative way

20 December 2019

We Have a Game Changer is the story behind the stories the iconoclastic South African news service Daily Maverick has published during their 10 years in business. For this title, we produced a beautiful print edition, a carefully coded ebook and a responsive website free for anyone to access. Read more

Providing insight into economic measurement

13 February 2020

Measuring the Economy is an open-access guide to economic measurement in the modern world. The book provides up-to-date information from leading experts, with each chapter released online as it is written. Read more

A web edition that adds to the print experience

11 December 2019

For Wiser and Future Climate for Africa, we partnered with SouthSouthNorth and Ink Design’s print-production teams to produce a fast, responsive web edition of A manual for co‑production in African weather and climate services. Read more

Creating an interactive toolkit

20 January 2020

In partnership with the Roger Federer Foundation and Penreach, we created a multi-format, interactive toolkit that guides teachers and community leaders in creating a playground for young children out of locally available resources. Read more

Making the law readily available and easy to understand

25 August 2017

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

Literature for a multi-format world

27 August 2017

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 the Constitution truly accessible

25 August 2017

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

Multi-format, open-access healthcare

20 August 2017

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

Making free children’s books with Book Dash

20 August 2017

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