Association of Research Libraries publish Evaluating E-Resources

The Association of Research Libraries has published Evaluating E-resources, SPEC Kit 316, which re-examines the ways in which ARL member libraries have (re)structured themselves to identify the availability of new e-resources in the market; evaluate them as candidates for acquisition;…

Ingram provides publishers with access to Apple’s ibookstore

Through CoreSource®, Ingram’s solution for the storage, management, and distribution of digital content, publishers will be able to submit eBooks to iBookstore for availability on Apple’s new iPad. “Digital book distribution is changing the publishing industry, and Apple is positioned…

NEW PAPER ON ISTC PUBLISHED

BIC and BISG publish new guide to the International Standard Text Code (ISTC) Book Industry Communication and the Book Industry Study Group in New York have today announced their joint publication of ‘The International Standard Text Code: A Work in…

NIELSEN BOOK RELEASES INTERNATIONAL MARKET OVERVIEW FOR 2009

Nielsen Book operates BookScan, the world’s largest market measurement and analysis service, which tracks retail sales data in: UK, Ireland, US, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Italy, Spain and Denmark. Transactional data is collected at the point of sale from…

Blueprint for the future of public libraries in report published recently

Public Libraries Must be a Birthright for All Margaret Hodges report – the Modernisation of Public Libraries a policy statement is now available Margaret Hodge reaffirms Government backing for ‘life transforming’ libraries in a new report: The Modernisation Review of…

Book production has reached an all time high since Nielsen Book started recording publishing numbers!

Nielsen Book, the leading supplier of bibliographic information worldwide, announced today that the number of new books published in the UK in 2009 was 133,224, an increase of 3.2% over the previous year’s total of 129,057. This is the highest…

NIELSEN BOOK AND LMS JOIN FORCES

Nielsen Book today announced it has signed a deal with leading library AV supplier, Library Multimedia Supplies. LMS, part of the Pilton Group of companies which in turn is a wholly owned subsidiary of DCC Plc, will make BookData Multimedia…

NIELSEN BOOK AWARDED E4LIBRARIES ACCREDITATION FOR ITS COMMITMENT TO LIBRARIES

Nielsen Book has been awarded a BIC e4libraries accreditation for its commitment to the library sector and its innovative library services. Nielsen Book is one of only three service providers, and the first bibliographic data supplier, which have been accredited,…