Industry Standards and Groups
BIC is the book industry's independent supply chain organisation, committed to improving the efficiency of the trade and library supply chains.
The Book Industry Study Group is a trade association for policy, technical standards and research related to books and similar products.
The trade standards body for the global book, e-book and serials supply chains, with over 110 members in 25 countries around the world.
A not-forprofit membership organisation that exists to make scholarly communications better
The MARC (Machine Readable Cataloging) standards are a set of digital formats for the description of items catalogued by libraries.
A not-for-profit organisation who supports higher education and research through advice, digital resources and network/technology services.
The ORCID iD (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a digital identifier that uniquely identifies academic authors and contributors.
The DOAB (Directory of Open Access) aims to increase the discoverability of Open Access books.
Plan S is an initiative powered by cOAlition S to make full and immediate Open Access to research publications a reality.