There is a growing cohort of Web-based startups and organizations that are promoting the idea of self-publishing to the Internet. Every now and then a guide to the basics and how-to of it all shows up too.
One example of this can be seen in “The Academic’s Guide to Self-Publishing,” which was written by Claire Morgan and may be found on the Web site of the Open Education Database. OEDB is a directory of online degree programs.
Interested authors may want to have a look at the guide.