The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) is “a non-profit trade association that works to create a more informed, effective, and transparent supply chain for books and book-like products.” Its membership includes trade, education, professional, and scholarly publishers, as well as distributors, wholesalers, retailers, manufacturers, service providers, and libraries. To date, about 200 companies are members of BISG, and they all work together to “help the industry run more effectively and efficiently.” Continue reading “Job Opportunity | Operations Manager for BISG”
The BOOK INDUSTRY STUDY GUILD is happy to invite Pace MS in Publishing students and faculty to attend BISG’s general conference Making Information Pay for Higher Ed Publishing conference taking place on Feb. 7th, from 9am to 2pm at the Yale Club located at 50 Vanderbilt Avenue in New York City. Breakfast and registration will occur between 8:00 and 9:00 AM.
“For the past two years, higher education publishing professionals have gathered for Making Information Pay for Higher Ed Publishing, a half-day conference exploring the migration from print to digital in higher education publishing. In addition to featuring new results from BISG’s ongoing Student Attitudes Toward Content in Higher Education survey, the 2013 program will provide an array of data-rich presentations offering new insights into the unfolding digital transformation.”
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BISG is offering 10 complimentary passes for this conference to students/faculty from the MS in Publishing program.
How To Request A Complimentary PassTo request a complimentary pass, students/faculty can send their name/title/affiliation/email address to Nadine Vassallo at firstname.lastname@example.org. She will take care of the RSVP at no charge and be sure the person is set up to receive confirmation emails and reminders about the event.