Other Publishing Resources

A key part of IBPA’s mission is to provide access to resources. Please see below for helpful information about other book publishing organizations.

American Booksellers Association (ABA)
http://bookweb.org/index.html

American Library Association (ALA)
http://www.ala.org/

Association of American Publishers (AAP)
http://www.publishers.org/

Association of American University Presses (AAUP)
http://www.aaupnet.org/

Authors Guild
http://www.authorsguild.org/

BookExpo America (BEA)
Largest book trade show in North America, occurs in late May/early June
http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/

Book Industry Communication (BIC)
Book industry standards group in the UK, similar to BISG in U.S.
http://www.bic.org.uk/

Book Industry Study Group (BISG)
http://www.bisg.org/

Book Manufacturer’s Institute (BMI)
http://www.bmibook.org/

BookNet Canada <BNC)
http://www.booknetcanada.ca/

Bowker
http://www.bowker.com/en-US/

Children’s Book Council (CBC)
http://www.cbcbooks.org/

Evangelical Christian Publishers Association (ECPA)
http://www.ecpa.org/

Frankfurt Book Fair
Largest book trade show in the world (occurs each October in Frankfurt, Germany
http://www.buchmesse.de/en/fbf/

Green Press Initiative
http://www.greenpressinitiative.org/

International Digital Publishers Forum (IDPF)
http://idpf.org/

Library of Congress (LOC)
http://www.loc.gov/index.html

National Information Standards Organization (NISO)
http://www.niso.org/home/

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