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.
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.
Nielsen Book provides a range of services to the book industry internationally, aiding the discovery and purchase, distribution and sales measurement of books
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.
Kensai International Ltd
A book publishing consulting firm advises publishers on software systems and industry best practices.
Association of University Presses
Society for Scholarly Publishing
International Association of STM Publishers
Association of American Publishers
Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers
Association of European University Presses
Trade Magazines and News Sources
The Scholarly Kitchen
Key Industry Events
The London Book Fair
AUPresses Annual Meeting
Digital Book World