Inkie.org is a suite of resources - available to everyone in Illinois at no charge - that supports local authors with online creation and publishing tools and allow readers to access locally-produced content.
Give local authors and creators an outlet to format and publish their books.
Provide access to self-published materials by local authors.
Support your library's writing groups.
Enhance your library's programs and author events.
Create shared reading and writing experiences in the classroom.
Enable open educational resource (OER) creation.
Curate community collections using the Creator module (available at a discounted price for RAILS members).
Promote E-Books to Patrons
Your library visitors have access to collections of independently published e-books by Illinois authors and other writers. There is no fee to your library or patrons.
Find Out More
For additional information and resources for promoting authoring tools and e-books, see the Libraries page.
Inkie.org is a project of the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS). Funding for RAILS is provided through the Illinois State Library
and the Secretary of State from revenue appropriated by the Illinois General Assembly or granted under the federal Library Services and Technology Act.