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General Announcements
Sunday, September 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
BIC, BookNet Canada, BISG Form an International Green Book Supply Chain Alliance »
On September 29, the Book Industry Study Group announced the formation of an International Green Book Supply Chain Allianc...
Sunday, September 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Concludes Its Virtual Annual Meeting »
On Friday, September 11, BISG hosted two online events that completed its seven-part, virtual presentation of its postpone...
Sunday, August 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Updates Its BISAC to Thema Map »
A working group of BISG's Subject Codes committee has finished mapping the 2019 BISAC code list, published last December,...
Sunday, July 26, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Parting Strip »
Coming out of business school, I started my publishing career in magazines. Time Inc., then the largest periodical publish...
Sunday, July 19, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Proving the ROI for Rights and Royalties Investments »
In June 2020, BISG engaged GiantSteps Media Technology Strategies and its principal, Bill Rosenblatt, to study the return...

Amnet Thought Leader Series
Friday, December 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Creating Demand at Scale: Audience Development Delivers Publisher Success »
In considering the importance of consumers, start by thinking about the TAM—Total Addressable Market for books in the US....
Sunday, December 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Altmetric for Books: What have we learned? »
Launched in 2016, Altmetric for Books has collected over 4.6 million online mentions of more than 1.1 million books and bo...
Sunday, October 27, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Rebirth of Digital Books through Blockchain »
Before books could be published on the internet as an elaborate series of zeroes and ones, almighty paper ruled the publis...
Monday, October 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pivoting To Video: Lessons Learned »
In February 2016, after a career spent wholly in the book industry, I made my own pivot to video. Through my publishing co...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Outsource Your Distribution? Six Questions To Help You Decide »
While the changes represented by e-books, audio books, POD, and digital delivery (e.g., Cengage and Pearson’s higher-educa...

Member News
Friday, July 31, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Virtusales Launches ONIX Conversion Tool »
Virtusales Publishing Solutions, creators of the industry-leading Biblio suite of software, has developed a stand-alone so...
Thursday, July 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Coalition Launches Book Industry Health Insurance Option »
Today, a coalition of eleven book industry associations launched the official Book Industry Health Insurance Partnership (...
Sunday, July 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Book Industry Study Group Appoints Officers for FY2021 »
The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) board of directors has approved the appointment of the following members of the Board...
Friday, May 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
McIlroy Returns to Teach Course on Book Metadata »
NEW YORK, May 14 2020 – Pace University’s Dyson College of Arts and Sciences is once again demonstrating leadership in tra...
Wednesday, September 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BMI seeks input for a new book production event »
The Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI) is partnering with the Book Industry Study Group to launch a new event that will t...

Committee Announcements
Sunday, April 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Calls for Proposals to Assess Rights Management ROI »
Over the past decade, BISG's Rights Committee has actively pursued research that would help book publishing improve revenu...
Friday, November 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Book Industry Study Group Names Service Award Recipients »
New York, NY (November 7, 2019) — The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) today presented its 2019 Service Awards at the An...
Monday, March 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Metadata Plan: 2018 »
Summary The Book Industry Study Group proposes a plan to address U.S. adoption and use of the ONIX 3.0 standard for...


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