All Book Industry Resources

– Book Industry –

Advanced Book Information

http://www.bowkerlink.com/corrections/common/home.asp
ABI Forms and information
Articles on book writing, publishing and promoting by Dan Poynter

American Booksellers Association
http://www.bookweb.org
Bookstore association.

Author U
http://AuthorU.org
Membership association created for the author who wants to be seriously successful. Annual Author U Extravaganza each May.

Book Industry Study Group
http://www.bisg.org
Standards, bar code information and more

IBPA – Independent Book Publishers Assoc. http://www.ibpa-online.org/
The association of independent publishers (formerly PMA).
Has co-op book marketing and educational programs.
IBPA has affiliate chapters in many areas (AuthorU.org in Colorado is one of them).

International Standard Book Number Agency
http://www.ISBN.org

Literary Market Place
http://www.LiteraryMarketPlace.com/

Library of Congress PCN Program.
http://pcn.loc.gov/
http://pcn.loc.gov/pcn/pcn007.html
http://ecip.loc.gov/pls/ecip/pub_signon?system=pcn

LOC Cataloging in Publication Data Program
http://cip.loc.gov/cip/

R.R. Bowker
http://www.bowker.com/products/index.htm
http://www.bowkerlink.com/corrections/common/home.asp
Books in Print, ISBN, etc.

Suppliers
http://parapub.com/supplier.cfm

Writer’s Digest
http://www.WritersDigest.com

– Book Wholesalers and Distributors –

Baker & Taylor
http://www.btol.com/

Biblio Distribution
http://www.bibliodistribution.com

Books West
http://www.bookswest.net

Ingram Book Group
http://www.ingrambook.com/

Mountain Book Company
http://www.mountainbook.org

Pathway Book
http://www.PathwayBook.com

– Bookstores, Online –

Amazon.com
http://www.Amazon.com

Barnes & Noble
http://www.BarnesAndNoble.com

Books-A-Million
http://www.BooksaMillion.com

Chapters
http://www.Chapters.ca

– Consulting –

Judith Briles
http://www.TheBookShepherd.com
Judith@TheBookShepherd.com
Judith@Briles.com
303-627-9179 W; 303-885-2207 C

Amy Collins
http://www.newshelves.com
Amy@NewShelves.com
(518) 261-1300

Rick Frishman
http://www.RickFrishman.com
516-721-2372 or 212-593-5845
Rick@RickFrishman.com

Brian Jud
http://www.bookmarketing.com
860 675-1344
BrianJud@BookMarketing.com

John Kremer
http://www.bookmarket.com/
JohnKremer@BookMarket.com

Amber Ludwig
http://insightfuldevelopment.com/
Ludwig.Amber@gmail.com

Georgia McCabe
http://www.GeorgiaMcCabe.com
Georgia@GeorgiaMcCabe.com

– Copyright/LOC –

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/

Library of Congress Copyright Office
http://www.copyright.gov/
http://www.loc.gov/loc/infopub/
http://www.loc.gov/copyright/forms/
Forms and Circulars (information).

Library of Congress PCN Program.
http://pcn.loc.gov/
http://pcn.loc.gov/pcn/pcn007.html
http://ecip.loc.gov/pls/ecip/pub_signon?system=pcn

LOC Cataloging in Publication Data Program
http://cip.loc.gov/cip/

Copyright Clearance Center
http://www.copyright.com/
Text of the copyright law, etc.

Copyright, Term
http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/training/Hirtle_Public_Domain.htm
http://www.unc.edu/~unclng/public-d.htm
http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/

Publisher’s in Cataloging-in-Publication Request From
http://www.dgiinc.com/pcipform.htm

– Finding People/Telephone Numbers –

http://www.tollfree.att.net/tf.html
http://www.IAF.net
http://www.att.com/directory
http://www.infobel.com/teldir/default.asp

– Government –

National Archives and Records Administration
http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr

Federal Trade Commission
http://www.FTC.gov

Patent & Trademark Office
http://www.USPTO.gov

– Legal – Intellectual – Copyright – Trademark –

Lloyd Rich
http://www.publaw.com/

Steve Replin
http://www.replinrhoades.com

Jon Tandler
http://www.ir-law.com/

– Listservs –

Join a couple of the groups—free.
Ask questions and help others.

PUB-FORUM. One of the oldest. Populated by experienced publishers. Sometimes gets off-topic. See http://www.pub-forum.net/

SELF-PUBLISHING. For newbies. Advertising and rudeness are prohibited. See http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/self-publishing/

PUBLISH-L. The original publishers’ list with a new owner. See http://www.publish-l.com/

SMALLPUB-CIVIL. A newer list. Run by Shel Horowitz. Name calling is prohibited. See http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/smallpub-civil/

IND-E-PUBS. Covers eBooks. See http://www.ind-e-pubs.com/

POD PUBLISHERS. A business discussion group for publishers of print-on-demand books. See http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/pod_publishers/

PUBLISHING DESIGN. A place for authors, typesetters, designers, publishers, etc. to exchange ideas that will help self-publishers create professional-looking books to compete with those produced by larger publishing houses. See http://groups.yahoo.com/group/publishingdesign/

FICTION
Fiction_L. http://www.webrary.org/rs/flmenu.html

CHILDREN’S BOOKS
http://www.egroups.com/search?query=youngchildrensbooks

BOOK LAW
Copy Law. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/copyright-future/

– Media Access –

Gebbie Media Directories
http://www.gebbieinc.com

Internet News Bureau.
Online news release service.
http://www.newsbureau.com

Media Finder
http://www.mediafinder.com
Newsletters, magazines and catalogs

Midwest Book Review
http://www.midwestbookreview.com

PR Leads – Dan Janal
http://ww.PRLeads.com

 

– Printers –

Color House Graphics
Phil Knight
PKnight@ColorHouseGraphics.com
http://www.ColorHouseGraphics.com

Four Colour Group
George Dick
GDick@FourColour.com
http://www.FourColour.com

King Printing
Tom Campbell
CampbellT@KingPrinting.com
http://www.KingPrinting.com

Thomson Shore
Dave Raymond
DaveR@TShore.com
http://www.ThomsonShore.com

Total Printing Systems
Charlie Tlapa
charlie@tps1.com
http://www.TPS1.com

– Quotations –

http://www.bartleby.com/100/
http://www.quotationspage.com/
http://parapub.com/articles/

– Research and Resources –

Animations
http://www.AnimationFactory.com

Cartoons – Illustrations – Shannon Parish
http://shannonparish.com/brochures/cartoons.htm

Clip Art
http://www.clipart.com

Dan Poynter – ParaPublishing
http://www.parapublishing.com/
The go to site for all things related to self publishing.
Get his book, Self Publishing Manual. Free newsletter, sign up on website.

Indexing
http://www.asindexing.org
American Society of Indexers

John Maling – Indexing
EditingByJohn@aol.com
http://www.EditingByJohn.com

John Kremer
http://www.bookmarket.com/
The master of over-all book marketing, Kremer’s 1001 Ways to Market Your Books also belongs in every author’s personal resource library.

ReQUESTEer from Lexis-Nexis
http://www.lexis-nexis.com/
Company reports
Statistics on books and publishing

Video Trailers
Georgia McCabe
http://www.GeorgiaMcCabe.com

Virtual Reference Desk
http://www.refdesk.com
Dictionary, thesaurus, etc.

Voice Talent
Rachael West
Rachael West Talent
http://www.RachaelWestTalent.com
Rachael@RachelWestTalent.com
303-568-9492

– Speaking, Professional –

http://www.NSAspeaker.org
http://www.SpeakerNetNews.com

– Websites and SEO –

Georgia McCabe
SocialMorphis
http://www.GeorgiaMcCabe.com
Georgia@GeorgiaMcCabe.com

NGNG (No Guts, No Glory)
Amber Ludwig
http://insightfuldevelopment.com/
Ludwig.Amber@gmail.com

Here Next Year
Marty Dickinson
www.HereNextYear.com
Marty@HereNextYear.com

 

 

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