Webinar on the Google Book Settlement next week

April 7th, 2009 · Comments Off

The Copyright Clearance Center is sponsoring a webinar on April 14th called, The Authors Guild, AAP, Google Settlement: What Authors & Publishers Need to Know as May 5th Approaches. More info here. Details include: Tuesday, April 14, 2009 12:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time (GMT -04:00, New York) Tuesday, April 14, 2009 5:00 pm GMT Daylight […]

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Digital Book 2009: An eBook Stimulus Plan for Publishing

April 6th, 2009 · Comments Off

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michael Smith Executive Director International Digital Publishing Forum 905-235-4373 msmith@idpf.org Digital Book 2009: An eBook Stimulus Plan for Publishing NYC Conference to focus on booming eBook business and winning commercial models New York, NY April 06, 2009: The Association of American Publishers (AAP) reported last week that eBook sales represent the […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · EPUB · Formats · Press Releases

E-books continue to grow significantly, sales reached $113 million in 2008, up 68.4%

April 1st, 2009 · Comments Off

Forwarding a post from teleread.org By Paul Biba That is according to the Association of American Publishers. Here is their press release (emphasis added by the Editor): The Association of American Publishers (AAP) today released its annual estimate of total book sales in the United States. The report, which uses data from the Bureau of […]

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eBook Sales Up Says AAP

November 9th, 2008 · 1 Comment

AAP reports eBook sales jumped 77.8% to 5.1 million for September year to date.  However, overall book sales decreased.  Details of other categories below: AAP Book Sales: Declines for September, Year-to-Date In September, net sales decreased 2% to $1.062 billion for 80 publishers that reported to the Association of American Publishers. Net sales for the […]

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.epub standard gets support letter from AAP

May 16th, 2008 · Comments Off

.epub – an XML file extension for “reflowable” digital books and publications received a support letter from the AAP – Association of American Publishers at the Digital Book Conference on May 14th.  Check the IDPF website for the support letter and more information on ebook standards.

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Book Sales Increase at Year’s End

February 20th, 2008 · Comments Off

Book Sales Increase at Year’s End February 13, 2008, New York, NY: Sales of University Press Hardcover books were up by 3.3 percent in December with sales of $6.8 million; sales were also up by 8.1 percent for the year. University Press Paperback sales posted an increase of 0.6 percent for the month with sales […]

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