The EPUB 3 samples are also available for individual download from Google Drive.
Unless otherwise specified, all samples listed here are licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0
|Accessible EPUB 3||Strategies for creating EPUB 3 content that can be read by people with different preferred reading modalities.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Children's Literature||This sample section from Children's Literature includes span-element headings in the navigation document toc and also includes the table of contents in the spine with styling and hidden page list.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Creative Commons Shared Culture||The video, audio and text from Creative Commons A Shared Culture in EPUB form; each spine item containing a variation of
|EPUB 3.0 Specification||The EPUB 3.0 specifications in EPUB 3.0 format.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Figure Gallery|| A bindings-based "object rotator". This particular sample represents an image gallery with caption fields. (The data model is based on the HTML5 figure element, and is thus intended to be used with any type of content that can be represented using
Implementations that do not support bindings will fallback to display all figures simultaneously.
|Georgia|| This sample entry from the Encyclopedia Britannica includes a PLS lexicon file and embedded SSML pronunciations showing how the two technologies can be used together to improve TTS rendering.
This sample also includes a page-list nav.
|Georgia with EPUB Canonical Fragment Identifiers|| Like the base version, but uses EPUB Canonical Fragment Identifiers (CFI) in the Navigation Document page-list.
This sample demonstrates how CFI can be used to identify positions in a target document without having to modify the target document structure. Note that the identified page boundary positions in this document are otherwise identical to those in the base version.
|Haruko||Japanese manga. Each page is represented by an HTML document having a single image and nothing else.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Haruko with JPEGs in spine||Japanese manga. Each page is represented by a single image, which has a fallback HTML.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Haruko with Region-Based Navigation||Contains a region-nav allowing navigation by region of interest.||2015-09-09||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Hefty Water||This sample contains one instance of the epub:switch element, along with inline instructions for how to determine whether a Reading System supports epub:switch. There is also a little bit of ruby markup available, used to render captions under/over chemical formula segments.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Indexing for Editors and Authors: A Practical Guide to Understanding Indexes||Sample publication with a single index document conformant to the EPUB Indexes 1.0 Specifications.
Licensing: See the package document for usage restrictions.
|Indexing for Editors and Authors: A Practical Guide to Understanding Indexes||Like the base version, but the index is split across three content documents.
Licensing: See the package document for usage restrictions.
|Internal Links||Test document for internal linking.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Israel Sailing||BIDI, page-progression-direction, rtl, and Hebrew text.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Kusamakura||A Japanese Novel Kusamakura
草枕 by Natsume Sōseki 夏目漱石. This EPUB publication has features as below:
|Kusamakura Preview||A standalone preview of the the base version.||2015-07-03||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Kusamakura Embedded Preview||Like the base version, but includes an embedded declaration for a preview.||2015-07-03||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Linear Algebra||A First Course in Linear Algebra, available in its canonical version at http://linear.ups.edu. This sample contains substantive amounts of MathML.
Licensing: GNU FDL 1.2
|Mahabharata||The Mahabharata in Devanāgarī (देवनागरी). Note that this sample does not include embedded fonts, and can thus be used to test Reading System native support for Devanāgarī font/glyph rendering.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Moby Dick||Herman Melville's Moby-Dick with, as opposed to wasteland, one spine item per chapter. Includes embedded fonts (OpenType). Uses the epub:type attribute.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Moby Dick with Media Overlays||Like the base version, but includes Media Overlays for the first two chapters.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Page Blanche||An extract of a fixed layout document, using XHTML spine items that embed bitmaps. This sample has both the
|Page Blanche with JPEGs in spine||Much like the base version, but instead of JPEG embedded in XHTML spine items, this variant uses JPEG spine items.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Quiz||A bindings-based "quiz". This particular sample represents a multiple-choice quiz with a self-checking feature. Allows for three types of quizzes: all questions at once, one question at a time, and one question at a time with immediate feedback ("flashcard" mode). Implementations that do not support bindings will fallback to display all questions and possible answers as a static list.||2015-03-09||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Regime Anti-Cancer Arabic||Arabic content. Note that this sample does not include embedded fonts, and can thus be used to test Reading System native support for arabic font/glyph rendering.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Requirements for Japanese Text Layout||EPUB version of Requirements for Japanese Text Layout (W3C Note) in Japanese||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Requirements for Japanese Text Layout (English)||EPUB version of Requirements for Japanese Text Layout (W3C Note) in English||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Sous le vent|| An extract of a fixed layout document, using SVG embedded in XHTML spine items. This sample has the
|Sous le Vent with SVG in spine||Much like the base version, but instead of SVG embedded in XHTML spine items, this variant uses SVG spine items.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|SVG-in-spine|| An extract of a fixed layout document, using SVG spine items. This sample uses spine itemref
|The Swans|| This sample contains CSS Media Queries with adaptions for device screen size and orientation.
By virtue of the included Package Document metadata, this sample can also be used to test how Reading Systems handles multiple DC elements of the same kind, and whether it recognizes MARC relator codes (the sample includes multiple dc:creator elements, annotated with MARC illustrator and author roles).
|The Voyage of Life||A mixed reflowable and fixed layout document. This sample can be used to test Reading System support for item-level changes to fixed layout meta properties.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|The Voyage of Life with textual overlays|| Much like the base version, but instead of interspersed reflowable/fixed pages, this variant contains an experimental "textual overlay" for each painting (click or tap on the painting surface to toggle the visibility of the text).
While the implementation of the toggling in this sample is not very slick, the main purpose is to show how rich text can be supplied with otherwise image-centric content without negative impact on the visual experience.
|The Waste Land|| A basic recast of T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land in a single XHTML document, using
For EPUB 2.0 Reading System compatibility purposes, a 2.01 NCX and the EPUB 2 cover meta element is included.
|The Waste Land with OTF fonts||Like the base version, but uses serif OTF embedded fonts. The fallback is a sans-serif system font.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|The Waste Land with encrypted OTF fonts||Like the base version, but uses serif OTF embedded fonts encrypted using the OCF 3.0 font obfuscation algorithm. The fallback is a sans-serif system font.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|The Waste Land with WOFF fonts||Like the base version, but uses serif WOFF embedded fonts. The fallback is a sans-serif system font.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|The Waste Land with WOFF encrypted fonts||Like the base version, but uses serif WOFF embedded fonts encrypted using the OCF 3.0 font obfuscation algorithm. The fallback is a sans-serif system font.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|Trees|| This sample contains the HTML5 canvas element used to draw decorational trees on page load. If your reading system does not support canvas, the text "Your Reading System does not support canvas" will be shown instead.
Following the title (first) page, this sample also contains two spine items that are styled using CSS multi-column layout. If your reading system supports multi-column layout, then the pages will be rendered in two columns.
|Vertical Writing||Vertical writing, page-progression-direction rtl, and alternate stylesheets for vertical/horizontal writing.||2015-02-16||EPUB 3.0||Browse|
|World Cultures and Geography||Multiple rendition publication containing a text and braille rendition as well as a mapping document.||2015-08-31||EPUB 3.0||Browse|