Entries Tagged as 'Print on demand'

Create custom books with De Gruyter Select

September 16th, 2013 · Comments Off

De Gruyter has launched a new service called De Gruyter Select.  It’s PDA and POD wrapped into one, allowing users to create a custom print book with De Gruyter book chapters, newspaper articles, and database content (anything with a “chunk price” in De Gruyter Online).  The press release, below, mentions printing and delivering the book […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · Patron Driven Acquisition · Press Releases · Print on demand · Vendor News

Ingram adds 50K new titles, color POD, and POD for out-of-copyright National Library of France content

July 3rd, 2013 · Comments Off

Ingram announced several new initiatives at the ALA Annual Conference this past week.  I’ve linked to the individual press releases below.  I’m particularly excited about the POD available for out-of-copyright titles from the National Library of France – over 65,000 titles. Ingram Content Group and Hachette Livre Offer Titles from the Bibliothèque nationale de France […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Press Releases · Print on demand · Publishing · Vendor News

IngramSpark, Ingram’s publish on demand platform, to launch in July

May 30th, 2013 · Comments Off

Last week Ingram announced a new program called Life Print.  This service manages the complete lifecycle of print materials. Today, they are announcing another new program called IngramSpark.  This program offers independent publishers access to Ingram’s distribution network for print and ebook content.  The platform is due to launch in July of this year.  More […]

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Tags: Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Press Releases · Print on demand · Publishing · Vendor News

Ingram’s new service manages complete life cycle of print books

May 24th, 2013 · Comments Off

I received this news release from Ingram this morning about their new service, Life PrintSM.  This service will manage the distribution of a print title, using one electronic file and order process.  It merges print on demand with outside book printing companies.  It sounds really interesting to me.  I’ll be anxious to see how it […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · New Products · Press Releases · Print on demand · Vendor News

Ingram expands color POD to U.K. and Europe

March 14th, 2013 · Comments Off

From an Ingram Press Release: Ingram Content Group Expands Color POD Solution to U.K. and Europe The addition of color book printing in the U.K. accelerates speed to market MILTON KEYNES, U.K. – Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced the launch of print-on-demand color book manufacturing in its United Kingdom facility. The new service allows […]

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Tags: Press Releases · Print on demand · Vendor News

Self Publishing fuels steady title growth in 2011

June 13th, 2012 · Comments Off

From a Bowker press release.  Lots of interesting data here about title output from 2011. June 5, 2012 (New Providence, NJ) — Bowker, the global leader in bibliographic information, released its annual report on U. S. print book publishing for 2011, compiled from its Books In Print® database. Based on preliminary figures from U.S. publishers, Bowker […]

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Tags: Articles of Interest · Press Releases · Print on demand · Self Publishing · Surveys/Statistics

No Shelf Required’s two new publications

November 1st, 2011 · Comments Off

No Shelf Required has been busy this past year exploring the many topics of eBooks and libraries.  Very soon, two new publications will be available from ALA Publishing which share the No Shelf Required name.  These new publications contain completely new content, expanding upon No Shelf Required: E-books in Libraries, ALA Editions, 2011. Details are […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Accessibility · Business Models/Pricing · Ebook Readers · Lending Readers · Library News · Licenses/Licensing Issues · New Products · NSR Info · Open Access · Preservation · Print on demand · Public Libraries · School Libraries · Textbooks

BookRiff – a new digital publishing platform to go live this month

September 21st, 2011 · Comments Off

A colleague forwarded me an Outsell article about a new venture, BookRiff.  Ned May, who wrote the article, states, “Bookriff, yet another digital publishing platform, will soon go live. Yet while it is entering a crowded field, this one is worth a close look as it has the potential to take hold, and significant potential […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · EPUB · Interfaces/Platforms · New Products · Print on demand · Publishing · Vendor News

Lessons Learned: The UNC Press ‘Long Civil Rights Movement’ pilot project summarized

August 8th, 2011 · Comments Off

Sylvia Miller, Project Director for “Publishing the Long Civil Rights Movement,” University of North Carolina Press has given me permission to post in entirety, the following.  It is a summary of the Long Civil Rights Movement pilot project, which took place over the past 14 months. This post contains 4 sections: 1. Close of the […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Enhanced eBooks · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · New Products · Print on demand · Publishing

Articles of Interest

August 5th, 2011 · Comments Off

Vook Explains Why $3, $4, or even $9.99 Isn’t Always the Best Price for an eBook – eBookNewser Do e-Textbooks Help Students Save Money? E-Textbooks: 4 Keys to Going All-Digital — Campus Technology Time for book publishers to fight dirty – chicagotribune.com Inkling Raises $17M for Digital Textbooks – Liz Gannes – Media – AllThingsD […]

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Tags: Academic Libraries · Articles of Interest · Business Models/Pricing · Ebook Readers · Formats · Interfaces/Platforms · Library News · Mobile Devices · Print on demand · Public Libraries · Publishing · School Libraries · Surveys/Statistics · Textbooks · Vendor News