Osci Toolkit

An authoring and publishing environment for online catalogues with full scholarly apparatus

About the OSCI Toolkit Learn more about the Toolkit

Toolkit Architecture How all the pieces fit together

Tutorials Build your knowledge

AIC Catalogues Learn how the AIC is using OSCI

Museums and the Web Conference paper publishing

View the Project on GitHub IMAmuseum/OSCI-Toolkit

Visit the Demo Site

The site http://demo.oscitoolkit.org is available for you to quickly tryout the tool. Your edits will be removed after the nightly (4:AM EST) rebuild.

Join the Mailing List

Sign up for the OSCI Toolkit mailing list to stay up to date on recent developments and share your experiences with your own projects.


The following tutorials will help you get started with content entry. After completing these tutorials you will have a solid foundation for how to get all content into the OSCI Toolkit. (all tutorials are hosted on the GitHub project wikis).

Creating a Publication
Entering Content for a Publication
Adding Footnotes
Adding Figures
Exporting an ePub document


The OSCI Toolkit relies on the ePub3 specification as a means to move digital book contents between systems. This includes the ability to package an entire book into an ePub3 document at the click of a button and/or access granular pieces of of digital books in order to drive novel end-user applications.

Use the links below to read the documentation for the different parts of the toolkit.

ePub Content
OSCI Toolkit API's
OSCI Toolkit Frontend