IUniverse Spreads To New Markets, But Self-Publishing Is Still Priority
- B&N buys into on-demand trend with investment in iUniverse. // Book Publishing Report;11/08/99, Vol. 24 Issue 44, p3
Reports on Barnes & Noble's purchase of a 49 percent stake in iUniverse.com. Position of the Barnes & Noble in the emerging industry of on-demand publishing; Increase of the exposure of the authors who list their books on the iUniverse.com Web site.
- iUniverse provides outsourced services to IDG Books. Letts, Mike // Seybold Report on Internet Publishing;Jul2000, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p28
Reports on iUniverse.com Inc.'s entry into a deal with IDG Books Worldwide Inc. to maintain and host the company's database of more than 500 titles from three of its most popular series. IUniverse's digital conversion and storage of IDG Books' Frommer's Travel Guides, 'For Dummies' books, and...
- iUniverse Authors Offered B&N Events. Reid, Calvin; Nawotka, Ed // Publishers Weekly;6/25/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 26, p12
Deals with the program offered by Steve Riggio, vice-chairman of Barnes & Noble.com, to authors who paid publisher iUniverse to issue their books. Details of the program; Number of book titles and authors listed in the database of the company.
- IUniverse.com Will Offer On-Demand Publishing. // Information Today;Dec1999, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p44
Discusses the service offered by iUniverse.com Inc., an on-demand publishing company that offers writers the opportunity to submit manuscripts online, browse books, get their books marketed distributed and sold and other services. Production of a book for authors and a free service for...
- In the Loop ... // Book Publishing Report;03/06/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 10, p7
Looks at various developments in the electronic publishing sector in the United States as of March 6, 2000. Announcement of speakers for BookExpo America 2000; Partnership between The Harlem Writers Guild and digital publisher iUniverse to create The Harlem Writers Guild Press.
- The e-publishing revolution. Conhaim, Wallys W. // Link-Up;Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p5
Features some firms that offer online services where writers can sell their work by piece without going through a publisher and where information users can directly buy information directly from researchers or analysts. Fatbrain.com; iUniverse.com; BitBooks.com; eBookstand.com; Benefits of...
- TRENDS IN PUBLISHING. Fry, Patricia // World & I;Dec2002, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p290
Examines trends in publishing. Background on the increase in the number of authors; Factors that motivate authors to publish their works; Details on publishing through Print on Demand; Tips on electronic publishing; Forms of self-publishing; Advantages of self-publishing.
- The Filter. Howell, Webb // Backlist;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p1
Focuses on the gatekeeping function in the book publishing business. Attitudes towards self-published works; Society's preference for credentials to experience; Preponderance of self-publishing on the Internet.
- ...And Finally, It Became a Book. Howard, Lucy; O'Donnell, Paul; Kwon, Beth; Oxfeld, Jesse // Newsweek;3/22/1999, Vol. 133 Issue 12, p7
Notes that Doubleday book clubs' inclusion of `Lip Service,' by M.J. Rose, as a Literary Guild selection. Its Internet origins; Bids to publish the book.