Gene Therapy: Climbing Aboard the E-book Bandwagon
As Conboy explained it to me, OCS is very much like creating a ZIP file, which any computer will recognize and enter into its directory. Once unzipped, however, its files will be recognized by your computer only if you have the appropriate software. But at least it gets them to a destination, and you can identify the file names inside.
Eugene G. Schwartz is editor at large for ForeWord Reviews, an industry observer and an occasional columnist for Book Business magazine. In an earlier career, he was in the printing business and held production management positions at Random House, Prentice-Hall/Goodyear and CRM Books/Psychology Today. A former PMA (IBPA) board member, he has headed his own publishing consultancy, Consortium House. He is also Co-Founder of Worthy Shorts Inc., a development stage online private press and publication service for professionals as well as an online back office publication service for publishers and associations. He is on the Publishing Business Conference and Expo Advisory Board.