E-Publishing Survey from University of Southern California

In What's the Buzz by Hannah Johnson

By Hannah Johnson

The University of Southern California, under a grant from the Mellon Foundation, is developing digital publishing tools and platforms for publishers. USC is conducting this survey to find out what features publishers want and need for e-book authoring tools. Please take a minute to fill out this survey below:

About the Sophie Project

Sophie is software for writing and reading rich media documents in a networked environment. Initially designed and developed under the auspices of the Institute for the Future of the Book, Sophie is currently being significantly revised and improved, thanks to a generous grant from the Mellon Foundation in the fall of 2008.

Funded by grants from the Mellon and Macarthur foundations and the University of Southern California, Sophie is free and entirely open-source. Learn more about Sophie here.

About the Author

Hannah Johnson


Hannah Johnson is the publisher of international book industry magazine Publishing Perspectives, which provides daily information and news about book markets around the world. In addition to building partnerships with international cultural and trade organizations, she works with the Frankfurt Book Fair to organize and support a number of its overseas initiatives. Hannah has also worked as the managing editor for an online media company, The Hooch Life, focused on craft distillers and cocktail experts. Prior to that, she worked as a project manager for the Frankfurt Book Fair’s New York office, managing various business and marketing activities.