Press Release: Ebook Development Training And Certification for All Skill Levels, An Industry First
To enable the greatest level of participation, the program will be offered via webcast in a pilot program of 13 courses that correspond to the Certification in Beginning Ebook Development. The program will start on May 6th, 2014. Students can register for individual classes or for the full program. Certification will be offered after the completion of the program and will be also open to ebook developers who already possess the skills covered in the course.
About the Book Industry Study Group, Inc.
The Book Industry Study Group, Inc. (BISG) is the book industry’s leading trade association for standards, education, and research. The mission of BISG is to facilitate innovation and shared solutions for the benefit of all companies and practitioners who create, produce, and distribute published content, and the organizations that support them. Membership consists of publishers, manufacturers, suppliers, wholesalers, retailers, librarians, and others engaged in the business of print and electronic media. For over 35 years, BISG has provided a forum for all industry professionals to come together and efficiently address issues and concerns to advance the book community. Learn more about BISG at www.bisg.org.
About Firebrand Technologies – Firebrand Technologies (www.firebrandtech.com) is dedicated to providing leading software and services to help publishers achieve success. Firebrand provides steadfast leadership and seamless information flow throughout the publishing process. Title Management Enterprise Software tracks titles from pre-acquisition through post-production, marketing and sales; our Eloquence Metadata Services are the fastest, most accurate and cost-effective way to implement ONIX. With Content Services, publishers manage, store, convert, and distribute final eBook content for discovery and sales. Firebrand eBook design and conversion services leverage the talents of industry leader, eBook Architects, now a Firebrand company. The Direct2Reader platform provides a suite of cutting edge industry applications to help publishers reach directly to readers, through enhanced website development, a Mobile First user interface, and a branded reader app for a platform-neutral, integrated reading experience. NetGalley delivers digital galleys to professional readers.