For the fourth consecutive year The Great Debate was held at the London Book Fair. On Tuesday industry leaders from both sides of the pond debated this year's proposition: "It's all about size. Bigger is always better."
E-book production challenges are forcing publishers to rethink workflows and reallocate resources to handle creation, conversion and distribution. Experts tell you how.
Book Business will present a free webinar, "Leveraging Current and Future Advances in Digital Printing," on Tuesday, March 29, at 2 p.m. Sponsored by Gasch Printing, the webinar will feature the following speakers: Frank Romano, professor emeritus, RIT School of Print Media; David Davis, director, INTERQUEST Ltd.; and Ken Brooks, senior vice president, global production and manufacturing services, Cengage Learning. The discussion will be moderated by Book Business Editorial Director Noelle Skodzinski.
Ask a sampling of your book industry peers, and you will find that most publishing careers do not begin with an engineering degree.
Book Business and Publishing Executive magazines have announced the 2010 inductees into the Publishing Executive Hall of Fame, the industry's most prestigious awards recognition for excellence in book and magazine publishing production and manufacturing.
It was another meeting of book publishing industry minds, as members of the Bookbinders' Guild of New York gathered at Random House's Manhattan headquarters May 11 to discuss the rapidly transforming business of producing books. "Digital Horizons: The Evolving Book" featured presentations from Ken Brooks, senior vice president, global production and manufacturing services, Cengage Learning; Bob Stein, founder and co-director of the Institute for the Future of the Book; and Michael Cader, founder of PublishersMarketplace.com and Publishers Lunch.