Ingram offers desktop “newswire” application for librarians

March 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Ingram is now offering librarians the option to download an Ingram Wire application to their desktop.  The application will deliver book news and collection development information.  Users may download it at www.ingramwire.com.  According to the press release, “messages are prompted by business need and not advertising.” The application will link to ipage, Ingram’s e-business tool […]

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Tags: Marketing · New Products · Press Releases · Vendor News

Tools of Change – Making the Case for Digital Printing

February 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Making the Case for Digital Printing –  Tools of Change Conference – Feb. 22, 1:30 – 3:30 Brian O’Leary and Ashley Gordon This session was directed to publishers who are thinking about digital printing opportunities.  The speakers were obviously pro-digital printing and provided many examples of the benefits of digital printing for publishers.  But, libraries […]

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Tags: Business Models/Pricing · Conferences/Events · Discovery · Print on demand

Ingram launches PubLink

February 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off

Ingram announced today the launch of PubLink.  PubLINK is a web based tool for publishers to manage customer and media contact information and send galley copies and catalogs.  PubLink was beta tested by Macmillan.   Charles Bozian, VP of Finance and Administration for Macmillan said, “We could not be more impressed with Ingram’s PubLink,  the […]

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Swetswise Webinar Summary

August 26th, 2009 · Comments Off

I attended a Swets webinar about efficiently acquiring R & D eBooks for the library.  I got a quick glance at the Swets interface, due to launch this January.  They will have eBook title metadata and TOC loaded with ISBNs (and ISBN13) from a variety of publishers (no list available just yet).  Search features look […]

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Tags: Conferences/Events · Interfaces/Platforms · Surveys/Statistics · Vendor News

Recent Articles

August 20th, 2009 · Comments Off

I’ve marked the following articles in my delicious account, which are also listed on the NSR home page. Some numbers on popularity of ereaders As classrooms go digital, textbooks are history Random House, other pubs miserly toward IDPF/ePub, but new e-readers and Sigil editor show there’s hope Blackwell and Ingram sign ebook deal; Credo partnering […]

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New articles of interest

July 24th, 2009 · Comments Off

Articles linked from my delicious account this week include: University Presses Stepping Up e-Book Efforts – 7/17/2009 1:56:00 PM – Publishers Weekly Barnes & Noble partners with Plastic Logic; Opens up; Targets Kindle Amazon Charts Course Toward E-Book Advertising Release E ahead of P? Might be the future, says pub guru Mike Shatzkin Giving away […]

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