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An important part of IBPA's mission is to provide access to resources. Please see below for links to organizations and information we hope is helpful.

If you're a member of IBPA and have questions about this list, please contact us any time at 310-546-1818. We're happy to help!

Key book publishing models

The document linked below, created by Jane Friedman, describes the differences between traditional publishing, hybrid publishing, self-publishing, and social/community publishing. To learn more about Jane Friedman's work, visit

Download Jane Friedman's 2017 Key Book Publishing Models

Key book publishing organizations

The following organizations play a key role in a book's publication cycle. Every independent publisher should be aware of the work these organizations do.

Book industry associations

All of the book industry associations below support the publishing industry in one way or another. If you know of others that should be added to the list, please contact Caitlin Walker at or 310-546-1818.

Book Industry Trade Shows and Conferences

Digital Publishing Resources


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