NACS Launches Digital Materials Distribution Platform
- NACS Stresses Need for Stores to Transition to Digital. // Educational Marketer;3/29/2010, Vol. 41 Issue 7, p1
The article discusses the need for college bookstores to adopt digital strategy as stressed by Mark Nelson, digital content strategist for the National Association of College Stores (NACS) in Ohio. The collaborative initiative of NACS Media Solutions LLC and the Independent College Bookstore...
- A Tsunami of Digital Reading Options Swamps the News. Hane, Paula J. // Information Today;Sep2010, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p7
The article considers several developments in the digital book industry as of September 2010. Cengage Learning is planning to use the enTourage eDGe platform to provide its catalog of digital books to students and educators for the fall semester, according to enTourage Systems Inc. A partnership...
- NetLibrary and Xerox to offer print-on-demand services. // Seybold Report on Internet Publishing;Jul2000, Vol. 4 Issue 11, p31
Reports that NetLibrary Inc. has entered into an alliance with Xerox Corp. to add print-on-demand to the list of services it offers publishers and retailers. Plan by the two companies to co-develop a distributed on-demand book printing and binding system; NetLibrary's distribution of electronic...
- PRINT ON DEMAND. // Graphic Arts Industry News Digest;6/1/2011, Vol. 1 Issue 12, p33
The article reports that Ingram Content Group Inc. will distribute the print-on-demand (POD) books from Open Road Integrated Media.
- The changing game for writers. Toller, Carol // Quill & Quire;Aug99, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p23
Analyzes the influence of electronic books and print-on-demand systems on definitions of the term in print in the U.S. Conceptualization of the words in print and book; Benefits of publishing technologies; Comparison of costs between electronic conversion and printing a paper book.
- The Flight to Quantity. Curtis, Richard // Publishers Weekly;10/16/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 42, p26
Discusses the status of publishing of books in the United States as of October 2000. Impact of electronic books, print-on-demand technology and the Internet to the publishing of books; Views on self-publishing; Comment about the condition of the electronic-book industry.
- Print book publishing-an industry in transition. // IM@T.Online;Apr/May2011, p12
The article informs that the latest annual report on U.S. print book publishing has been released by bibliographic information specialists Bowker. In the report, Bowker has projected that traditional U.S. print title output in 2010 increased five per cent despite the popularity of e-books. The...
- News Briefs. // Book Publishing Report;12/4/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 47, p6
The article reports on the business operations of various publishing companies in the U.S. Vista International, a publishing software and services company, has released its second part of a three-part study on print-on-demand (POD) that highlighted the publishers ranked concerns on the quality...
- A New Hope For Books. // Wired;Dec2011, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p62
The author reflects on the emergence of social publishing in the digital age. He points out that electronic books (ebooks) will sustain the existence of the publishing industry. He explains the role of print-on-demand in social publishing. He mentions a 169% increase in the number of...