All About Footnotes in Ebook Design

All About Footnotes in Ebook DesignIn previous posts we have been discussing the important parts of the front matter of an ebook. Now we will switch to discussing the back matter, starting with the topic of footnotes and endnotes.

Footnotes are an important part of non-fiction writing. They allow authors to cite sources, refer to more information on a topic, and provide extended comments without cluttering up the main body of the text.

One of the great benefits of ebooks over print books is the ability to include much more content due to the lack of physical size restrictions and print costs. And footnotes are often a logical place to add this extra content.

Additionally, ebooks provide some foundational linking functions that make footnotes easier to read. If you have ever read a print book with one finger permanently stuck in the endnotes section at the back of the book for quick access to the notes, then you know what I mean.

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