(Chicago, IL: February 1, 2015) The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) and the American Library Association (ALA) announced a partnership today to produce a major survey of public library patrons' use of digital content. This is the first time both organizations have engaged in a joint research survey.
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2012) - Sourcebooks, a leading independent publisher, announces the immediate availability of The Shakesperience. Harnessing the dynamic features of Apple's authoring tool, iBooks Author, Sourcebooks has created remarkably interactive books that bring Shakespeare's plays to life in unexpected and exciting new ways.
The Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA) has announced the winners for the 2012 Christian Book Awards in seven categories, including first-time category for New Author. Presented annually to the finest in Christian publishing since 1978, the Christian Book Awards honor the highest quality titles in Bibles, Bible Reference, Non-Fiction, Fiction, Children, Inspiration, and New Author.
Sourcebooks launches today an Agile Publishing Model (APM) that will allow for the rapid and interactive development of books, ebooks, videos, and other materials by its authors, where the content evolves through a partnership between the author and their community. This framework allows for a more iterative publishing process -- making content available faster, getting real-time customer feedback, and shaping the final product based on the collaboration between the author and reader.
PHILADELPHIA -- The Gold Ink Awards competition, an annual competition that recognizes superior quality in print production, has extended the deadline for entries to May 31. Now in its 19th year, the competition draws more than 1,500 entries across some 50 categories, such as B-to-B and consumer magazines, B-to-B and consumer catalogs, direct mail, book covers, annual reports, directories, and many more. The competition is open to all creators and producers of printed materials. Judging is conducted over the course of four days in early June, by a panel of judges from respected magazine and catalog publishers, as well as advertising and direct mail
by Tatyana Sinioukov What is truly negotiable in terms of print contracts? Almost anything, according to Barbara Hagen, senior product specialist, C.J. Krehbiel, Cincinnati, OH, who spoke on the subject at the BookTech West session titled "The Clever Negotiator: Everyone Wins" session. Book publishers, she continued, just have to know how to better negotiate with vendors about a job. Hagen gave her audience a few pointers on perfecting their bargaining skills * Pick the right vendor for the right project. Make sure your vendors can provide all necessary services in house, Hagen suggested. If your cover is four-color, or, say, requires lamination, the vendor should be able