The Book Industry Study Group–focused on supply chain in the United States–is reformatting its annual meeting to a series of digital events held over weeks.
US Book Industry Study Group Announces James Daunt Keynote
The annual meeting of BISG in April will hear Barnes & Noble and Waterstones’ James Daunt in a keynote address around supply chain issues.
Switzerland’s getAbstract: Nonfiction Summaries, by Permission
Some fear that a summary can kill book sales, but Lucerne’s getAbstract for 20 years has created and distributed summaries in partnership with publishers.
Publishing’s Paper Problem and How to Future-Proof the Industry
There’s an urgent need for publishers to update legacy rights management and content creation systems, according to speakers at BISG’s “Making Information Pay” conference. By Charlotte Abbott Though the idea of publishing as a data-driven industry may still be anathema to its old guard, the Book Industry Study Group’s 8th annual Making Information Pay conference hammered home once again that …
Day Two at O’Reilly’s Tools of Change Conference, New York
By Hannah Johnson The second day of TOC 2010 saw an increase in attendees over 2009 and packed a full program of over 50 speakers into a single day. Speakers included experts from within the publishing community as well as people working in other areas of technology, media and business. Some of the main issues discussed at the conference included …