INDUSTRY STANDARDS AND GROUPS

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BIC
Book Industry Communication Ltd (BIC) is the UK book industry's independent supply chain organization, committed to improving the efficiency of the trade and library supply chains.
BISG
The Book Industry Study Group is a trade association for policy, technical standards and research related to books and similar products.
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EDItEUR
The trade standards body for the global book, e-book and serials supply chains, with over 110 members in 25 countries around the world.
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Crossref
A not-forprofit membership organization that exists to make scholarly communications better.
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MARC Standards
The MARC (Machine Readable Cataloging) standards are a set of digital formats for the description of items catalogued by libraries.
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JISC
A not-for-profit organization which supports higher education and research through advice, digital resources and network/technology services.
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ORCID
The ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a digital identifier that uniquely identifies academic authors and contributors. 
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DOAB
The Directory of Open Access aims to increase the discoverability of Open Access books.
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cOAlition S & Plan S
Plan S is an initiative powered by cOAlition S to make full and immediate Open Access to research publications a reality. 
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ISNI
The International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI) is the ISO-certified global standard number for identifying the millions of contributors to creative works, and those active in their distribution, including authors, publishers, data aggregators and more. 

SERVICE PROVIDERS

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Nielsen Book 
Nielsen Book provides a range of services to the book industry internationally, aiding the discovery and purchase, distribution and sales measurement of books.
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Ingram Content Group
Ingram provides comprehensive services for publisher, retailers, libraries and educators, including digital and physical book distribution, print on demand, and digital learning.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

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AUPresses
Association of University Presses.
Society for Scholarly Publishing
SSP
Society for Scholarly Publishing.
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STM
International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) Publishers.
AAP
Association of American Publishers.
ALPSP
The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers.
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AEUP
Association of European University Presses.

TRADE MAGAZINES AND NEWS SOURCES

KEY INDUSTRY EVENTS

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Digital Book World