All Book Industry Resources

– Book Industry –

Advanced Book Information
ABI Forms and information
Articles on book writing, publishing and promoting by Dan Poynter

American Booksellers Association
Bookstore association.

Author U
Membership association created for the author who wants to be seriously successful. Annual Author U Extravaganza each May.

Book Industry Study Group
Standards, bar code information and more

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

International Standard Book Number Agency

Literary Market Place

Library of Congress PCN Program.

LOC Cataloging in Publication Data Program

R.R. Bowker
Books in Print, ISBN, etc.


Writer’s Digest

– Book Wholesalers and Distributors –

Baker & Taylor

Biblio Distribution

Books West

Ingram Book Group

Mountain Book Company

Pathway Book

– Bookstores, Online –

Barnes & Noble



– Consulting –

Judith Briles
303-627-9179 W; 303-885-2207 C

Amy Collins
(518) 261-1300

Rick Frishman
516-721-2372 or 212-593-5845

Brian Jud
860 675-1344

John Kremer

Amber Ludwig

Georgia McCabe

– Copyright/LOC –

Library of Congress

Library of Congress Copyright Office
Forms and Circulars (information).

Library of Congress PCN Program.

LOC Cataloging in Publication Data Program

Copyright Clearance Center
Text of the copyright law, etc.

Copyright, Term

Publisher’s in Cataloging-in-Publication Request From

– Finding People/Telephone Numbers –

– Government –

National Archives and Records Administration

Federal Trade Commission

Patent & Trademark Office

– Legal – Intellectual – Copyright – Trademark –

Lloyd Rich

Steve Replin

Jon Tandler

– 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

SELF-PUBLISHING. For newbies. Advertising and rudeness are prohibited. See

PUBLISH-L. The original publishers’ list with a new owner. See

SMALLPUB-CIVIL. A newer list. Run by Shel Horowitz. Name calling is prohibited. See

IND-E-PUBS. Covers eBooks. See

POD PUBLISHERS. A business discussion group for publishers of print-on-demand books. See

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



Copy Law.

– Media Access –

Gebbie Media Directories

Internet News Bureau.
Online news release service.

Media Finder
Newsletters, magazines and catalogs

Midwest Book Review

PR Leads – Dan Janal


– Printers –

Color House Graphics
Phil Knight

Four Colour Group
George Dick

King Printing
Tom Campbell

Thomson Shore
Dave Raymond

Total Printing Systems
Charlie Tlapa

– Quotations –

– Research and Resources –


Cartoons – Illustrations – Shannon Parish

Clip Art

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

American Society of Indexers

John Maling – Indexing

John Kremer
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
Company reports
Statistics on books and publishing

Video Trailers
Georgia McCabe

Virtual Reference Desk
Dictionary, thesaurus, etc.

Voice Talent
Rachael West
Rachael West Talent

– Speaking, Professional –

– Websites and SEO –

Georgia McCabe

NGNG (No Guts, No Glory)
Amber Ludwig

Here Next Year
Marty Dickinson