Statistic of the Week: Knitting Titles
- Top Publishers Boosted Showing On Hardcover Fiction List In 2005. // Book Publishing Report;1/9/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p1
The article reports on statistics of top publishers' titles on the hardcover fiction list of the "New York Times" (NYT). Based on the data analysis, the top seven publishing companies of NYT put more titles on the list in 2005 than in 2004. Data also showed that the two top companies were Random...
- 'Tis the Season to Be Reading. Harvey II, Carl A. // Library Media Connection;Nov2007, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p16
The article focuses on the publication of books for holidays. During holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year's, libraries are found to be filled with books with titles that help folks reflect on classic stories and transform them into new tales. Holiday books are used by...
- Big Data, Little Numbers: Sources for Ebook Statistics. Polanka, Sue // Online Searcher;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p71
The article reviews several web sites that provide statistics and data for ebooks including Aptara (aptaracorp.com/resources/category/ebook-surveys), Book Industry Study Group (bisg.org), and Bowker Market Research (bookconsumer.com).
- ANALYZE THIS. // Audience Development;Nov/Dec2009, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p10
The article presents statistics on various topics in the publishing industry, including the number of new subscriber registrations in one day to insider, the number of titles that folded through third quarter of 2009, and the number of times "Fortune" will publish in 2010.
- Hu Shi and the Commercial Press. Ji Weilong // Chinese Studies in History;Winter2006, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p26
The article presents a corporate profile of Commercial Press Inc., a publishing company regarded as having the longest history in publishing in Shanghai, China. It includes information on how the company was established, the background of the owner of the company, and the contribution of the...
- Best of show. // Quill & Quire;May2003, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p22
The article presents a complete guide to the 2003 BookExpo Canada trade show. Information regarding exhibitor's booth numbers, contact numbers, features and events as of March 28, 2003 have been provided.
- A Scramble from Africa? Publishing in the Global Economy. Kirkpatrick, Roger // Publishing Research Quarterly;Fall2004, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p34
This section looks at publishing and information access issues addressed at the 2004 Scramble From Africa seminar. Clive Bradley evaluated the crucial period of book-related aid policies and practices from the mid-seventies to the late-nineties, when he was chief executive of the British...
- Cow Hill Press Liquidates Stock. // Evelyn Waugh Newsletter & Studies;Sep2004, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p18
Reports on the closure of the operations of the Cow Hill Press. Person behind the publishing operations; List of books that are being offered; Resources for more information about the Cow Hill Press' books that remain in stock.
- Publishers can tap into the joys of social bookmarking. Tepper, Al // New Media Age;11/3/2005, p13
This article deals with the use of social bookmarking among publishers. Social bookmarking allows individuals, groups and even brands to bookmark sites and to categorise and search those bookmarks online. The social element allows you to see who else has bookmarked a site and how they have...