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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...

General Announcements
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Updated BISAC Subject Headings Released »
The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) has published the 2019 update to its book publishing subject codes, often referred...
Sunday, November 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New 979 ISBN Prefixes Expected in 2020 »
At a November 20 meeting of BISG's Metadata Committee , Bowker's John Purcell and Pat Payton provided an update on plans...
Sunday, November 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Opens Its Annual "State of the Supply Chain" Survey »
Today, BISG launched its annual  “State of the Supply Chain”  survey, designed to gather an industry-wide perspe...
Monday, November 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
BISG Opens Call for Nominations for Its Board of Directors »
The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) has opened a call for nominations to its governing Board of Directors. Nominations ar...
Friday, November 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Frankfurt Book Fair: The Olympics of Publishing »
Everyone I spoke to had some advice: wear comfortable shoes, drink Emergen-C and try not to get sick, take every opportuni...

Member News
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...
Tuesday, September 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Books International / Marston Orca Book Services & Printforce Launch Joint Venture »
Dulles, VA , US – based Books International , Marston Book Services , and Orca Books Services are delighted t...
Sunday, March 31, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Books International Acquires Marston & Orca Book Services »
Dulles, VA (March 29, 2019) — Books International  today announces the acquisition of UK-based Marston Book Servic...
Sunday, September 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
MVB US Launches Rebuilt Pubnet Platform for Publishers & Booksellers »
After a full year of development, BISG member MVB US went live with the new Pubnet platform on September 5   with t...
Sunday, April 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Booknet Canada Releases Blockchain Panel Video »
As part of Booknet Canada's 2018 TechForum event, BISG Executive Director Brian O'Leary moderated a panel evaluating oppor...

Committee Announcements
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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