January Book Sales Good, Almost Too Good
- Book sales Strong In First Half. // Book Publishing Report;8/12/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 31, p6
Focuses on the increase in book sales in the U.S. Performance of university press paperbacks; Decline in adult trade paperbacks; Demand of mass market paperback format.
- INTERNATIONAL NEWS. // Book Publishing Report;08/28/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 34, p8
Reports global developments in the book industry and trade as of August 2000. Includes speculations on the sale of book retailer Waterstone by parent company HMV Media Group; Resignation of fiction editorial director Clare Ledingham from Simon & Schuster; Estimation of the sales growth of...
- Another Solid Showing For Mass Market. // Book Publishing Report;9/16/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 36, p7
Reports the sales gains of mass market paperbacks for the first seven months of the year. Inclusion of adult hardcover books in the sales; Decline of sales of the book segment; Market performance of the university press hardcover books.
- E-Books: It's About Evolution, Not Revolution. Coyle, Karen // Library Journal;Fall2003 Net Connect, Vol. 128 Issue 17, p8
Assesses the viability of electronic books (e-book) industry and library electronic-book experiments. Discomforts of users with the e-book concept; Reason for the decrease in the sales of e-books; Overview of electronic publishing as a potential business according to the Association of American...
- BEST SELLERS. // Christian Century;10/15/2014, Vol. 131 Issue 21, p12
Lists of the top-selling books are presented according to various publishers including Cambridge University Press, Cascade and Fortress.
- Two e-book initiatives merge. // Research Information;Apr/May2011, Issue 53, p6
The article announces the creation of the University Press Content Consortium (UPCC) from the merger of two university press electronic book initiatives, Project MUSE Edition (PME) and the University Press e-book Consortium.
- Medieval English Romances. Hewitt, Douglas // Notes & Queries;Mar95, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p3
Reports on Oxford University Press' issuance of the latest volumes of various books as of March 1995. Oxford Poetry Library volumes devoted to Keats and to Blake; `Great Expectations,' by Charles Dickens; `The House of Mirth,' by Edith Wharton; `Romola,' by George Eliot; `Mad Monkton and Other...
- Oxford University Press Sales. Eaton, Amy // AALL Spectrum;Nov2008, Vol. 13 Issue 2, Special section p5
The article focuses on the sales segment of the Oxford University Press (OUP). It is noted that 45 percent of all OUP library sales are from the academic market and 10 percent of sales are from special libraries, which include law firms. In addition, law customers have three sales...
- The profits of free books: an experiment to measure the impact of open access publishing. Snijder, Ronald // Learned Publishing;Oct2010, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p293
This article describes an experiment to measure the impact of open access (OA) publishing of academic books. During a period of nine months, three sets of 100 books were disseminated through an institutional repository, the Google Book Search program, or both channels. A fourth set of 100 books...