Trade Association SGIA Acquires NAPCO Media
August 8, 2019 at 9:56 am

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), a non-profit trade group for digital and screen printing professionals, announced today that it has acquired NAPCO Media, the parent company of Book Business and publisher of multiple brands serving the printing, promotional products, retail, non-profit, media, and marketing industries.

Press Release: Book Industry Study Group Announces “Book Publishing: From Concept to Consumer”
November 1, 2018 at 10:13 am

New York, NY (October 17, 2018) — On Thursday November 15, 2018, the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) will host “Book Publishing: From Concept to Consumer,” a workshop for entry-level and single-function employees looking to round out their understanding of the publishing process and make more informed decisions in their day-to-day work. The curriculum, developed…

Press Release: Sheridan President Paul Bozuwa is Featured Guest Speaker at AAP/PSP Members-Only Free Guest Speaker Talk
July 5, 2018 at 10:07 am

Hanover, PA—On Friday, July 20, 2018, Sheridan President Paul Bozuwa will address the Professional and Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Books Committee at the McGraw-Hill/NY offices on the following topic: Running a Printing Company in 2018: Navigating the Challenges and Opportunities. The presentation, which is hosted by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) is set for 11…

The Society Publisher at the STM Conference
May 24, 2016 at 2:12 pm

This year I was asked to moderate a panel for Society Day at the annual STM Association conference. We put together a highly informative panel: Angela Cochran, Journal Director for the American Society of Civil Engineers; Edith Holmes, Executive Director, JOSPT (Journal of Orthopaedics and Sports Physical Therapy); and David Gammel, Executive Director, Entomological Society…

Press Release: World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) Explore Plans to Combine
May 11, 2016 at 2:24 pm

CHICAGO — May 10, 2016 — The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) announced today mutual interest in combining their respective organizations to more quickly advance publishing technologies on the Open Web Platform. Tim Berners-Lee, Web Inventor and W3C Director, and Bill McCoy, IDPF Executive Director, unveiled the plans…

Press Release: Association of American Publishers Announces New Center for Innovation & Digital Learning
February 24, 2016 at 1:59 pm

WASHINGTON — February 22, 2016 — The Association of American Publishers (AAP) today announced the creation of a Center for Innovation & Digital Learning, an initiative designed to promote new ideas in the digital learning space and to support the development of next-generation educational technologies. “Learning materials are no longer solely the printed textbooks of…

U.S. Book Publishing Revenue Declines 2% in First 3 Quarters of 2015
January 29, 2016 at 3:26 pm

This week the Association of American Publishers (AAP) released Q3 revenue numbers from more than 1,200 trade, K-12, higher education, university press, and professional publishers. The data spans January to September of 2015, and compared to the same period in 2014, publishers’ net revenue declined 2% from $12.1 billion to $11.9 billion. Driving much of…

At ALA’s Midwinter Meeting: BiblioBoard Pivots As ‘Libraries Transform’
January 18, 2016 at 2:33 pm

The American Library Association’s (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Boston, has just closed with some impressive numbers to report. Gary Price at Library Journal reports that a total 11,716 people attended the five-day event—librarians, library workers and supporters including 3,622 exhibitors. This makes the 2016 event some 1,000 people larger than last year’s Chicago staging of…