Industry Links

Industry Standards and Groups
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BIC
BIC is the book industry's independent supply chain organisation, 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.
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.
Crossref
A not-forprofit membership organisation that exists to make scholarly communications better
MARC Standards
The MARC (Machine Readable Cataloging) standards are a set of digital formats for the description of items catalogued by libraries.
JISC
A not-for-profit organisation who supports higher education and research through advice, digital resources and network/technology services.
ORCID
The ORCID iD (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a digital identifier that uniquely identifies academic authors and contributors. 
DOAB
The DOAB (Directory of Open Access) aims to increase the discoverability of Open Access books.
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. 
Service Providers
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Neilsen 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 Content Group provide comprehensive services for publisher, retailers, libraries and educators, including digital and physical book distribution, print on demand, and digital learning.
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Kensai International Ltd
A book publishing consulting firm advises publishers on software systems and industry best practices.
Professional Associations
AUPresses
Association of University Presses
SSP
Society for Scholarly Publishing
STM
International Association of STM Publishers
AAP
Association of American Publishers
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ALPSP
Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers
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AEUP
Association of European University Presses