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Amazon, Beware: How Print-It-Yourself Technology Could Save Publishing

Espresso Book Machine, a Xerox Solution March 27, 2015

This was without a doubt one of the main attractions of this week's 35th annual Paris Book Fair. Two renowned publishers in France, La Martinière...

Why Johnny Doesn't Like E-Textbooks

Joe Wikert March 2, 2015

A recent article in  The Washington Post  explained why most students prefer print textbooks over their digital equivalent . There's no disputing the fact...

IT Strategies VP Marco Boer: My 10 Takeaways From the Digital Book Printing Conference

Marco Boer December 10, 2014

At the Digital Book Printing Conference held at the Marriott Marquis in New York City in November, a rich agenda of content provided the contrasting...

Exploring New Revenue Opportunities with Digital Printing

Publisher Panel December 5, 2014

As is the case when any emerging technology is shaking up a market, there are facts and misconceptions that surround that technology. When book publishers...

Is Digital Printing the Key to a More Nimble Industry?

Marco Boer October 23, 2014

Though ebook consumption and self-publishing have eaten into traditional book sales, publishers still rely heavily on profits from printed volumes. And new technology is enabling...

New Book Business Event Helps Publishers Cash in on Digital Printing

BB_Live_Event October 20, 2014

In the first of our newly-launched Book Business Live! event series, the Digital Book Printing Conference will bring together leading book publishers, manufacturers, and...

Intellectual Sprawl — The Importance of Constraints on Authors and Other Creators

The Scholarly Kitchen February 19, 2014

We now face a lack of constraints in publishing. Once upon a time, printing provided a natural constraint, as editors met to see what merited...

Book Printing Outlook: Rolling With the Changes

HP T410 January 13, 2014

It seems the love affair between hard-copy books and the reading public wasn't worth the paper it was printed on. Hence, the tendency to...

How to Save Local Bookstores

Independant Bookstore January 9, 2014

All across the planet, particularly in more computerized nations, bookstores are facing increasing challenges, from the dual competition of e-books and Amazon, or both...

Book Manufacturing And Hardcover Binding Associations Merge to Better Serve Members And Their Customers

BMI logo January 8, 2014

On December 6, 2013, the Board of Directors for both the Book Manufacturers' Institute (BMI), and Hardcover Binders International/Library Binding Institute (HBI/LBI) approved a "Memorandum...