Publishing in 21st Century with CoreSource. With digital you get more.
But more of what? That’s the question, and the answer is up to you. All too often, going digital can mean more of what you don’t need. More data that you don’t know what to do with. More expense. But there is another way to go digital. In Memoriam. By: Rachel Rich, MLS Collection Development Librarian, Ingram Library Services It seems as if we said goodbye to more celebrities and well-known figures in 2016 than we have in any other year in recent memory.
Nothing can replace these beloved personalities, but their legacies do live on in print. As it’s been a full year since the passing of David Bowie, several books have been released or reprinted to celebrate his life and career. For a full look of his personal life, Bowie: The Biography, The Age of Bowie, and the newly updated The Complete David Bowie are a good place to start. To hear about David in his own words, look to David Bowie: The Last Interview. The Girl Before: The Excerpt. In the tradition of The Girl on the Train, The Silent Wife, and Gone Girl comes an enthralling psychological thriller that spins one woman’s seemingly good fortune, and another woman’s mysterious fate, through a kaleidoscope of duplicity, death, and deception.
JP Delaney is the pseudonym of an author who has previously written award-winning fiction under other names. Collection Affection: Presidents & First Ladies. By Becky Walton, MLIS, Collection Development Here we are in a new year with new titles for youth about our presidents and first ladies.
This article is a mix of #CollectionAffection and Weed & Feed! There are some brand new titles on here, but there are also a lot of revisions to existing works. To make sure that you have the most up-to-date materials in your collection, we’ve linked to both the new and superseded editions when appropriate. Please note that the links in this bibliography go to Ingram’s online selection and ordering tool, ipage®, where you can get more information about the title. If you don’t have an ipage account, please contact us. U.S. Librarian Spotlight: Dawn Jackson. The Librarian spotlight for December features Dawn Jackson of Santa Maria Public Library.
She is an 18 year library veteran who finds community outreach efforts an important part of her role as a librarian. Continue reading to see what makes this library program so unique and successful. Q: Do you have a unique program or service that has been successful in your community? Recently, we held a Harry Potter Potions program that combined science concepts with the magical world of Harry Potter. Ingram Content Group. Adapted by celebrated academics and comics artists Duffy and Jennings, this graphic novel powerfully renders Butler’s mysterious and moving story, which spans racial and gender divides in the antebellum South through the 20th century.
Duffy, cartoonist, writer, and comics letterer, is a Ph.D. student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Graduate School of Library and Information Science, and a founder of Eye Trauma Studios. Jennings is Associate Professor of Visual Studies at the University at Buffalo and has written several works on African-American comics creators. How Authors Can Partner with Indie Bookstores. So, you have written a book and gotten it published.
Congratulations! Now it’s time to get that book into the hands of readers. For a first-time published author, that’s no easy task. But a good first step is reaching out to an author’s natural ally, the independent bookseller. Here are our top five tips for jumpstarting your book sales by establishing a successful working relationship with an indie bookshop. The Right Approach. Dream a World Anew: The Excerpt. A stunning gift book to accompany the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
The first half of the book bridges a major gap in our national memory by examining a wide arc of African American history, from Slavery, Reconstruction, the Harlem Renaissance, and the Great Migrations through Segregation, the Civil Rights Movement, and beyond. Why Indie Bookstores Are Parents’ Best Friend. Parents are on a mission.
They want to raise smart, happy children, and childhood experts have plenty of advice on how to accomplish that goal. “Get them out of the house to explore their universe! Let them engage in free play! Fill their hours with engaging activities!” But sometimes the idea well runs dry, or it rains for days on end, and time is always in short supply. Bookstores are Interactive. Collection Affection: Celebrating Women in STEM.
By Becky Walton, MLIS, Collection Development Our Collection Development youth team noticed that Spring 2017 will deliver a lot of great juvenile and young adult books about women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields.
This #CollectionAffection focuses on some of the forthcoming titles we’re excited about, as well as some of our favorite backlist titles. At the end of the title list, we’ve provided some related nonfiction series too! The links in this bibliography go to Ingram’s online selection and ordering tool, ipage®, where you can get more information about the title. If you don’t have an ipage account, please contact us! Series: 21st Century Junior Library: Women Innovators from Cherry Lake: Sneak Peek: Born to Win. The late Zig Ziglar was a motivational speaker, teacher, and trainer who wrote more than 30 celebrated books on personal growth, leadership, sales, faith, family, and success.
Recognized by his peers as the quintessential motivational genius of our times, he is still considered one of the most versatile authorities on the science of human potential. Tom Ziglar, CEO of Ziglar, Inc., also carries his father’s philosophy: “You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want.” He joined the Zig Ziglar Corporation in 1987, and is boldly taking Ziglar, Inc., into the world of social media. Excerpt: Have you ever watched people bowl? The bowling illustration demonstrates the futility of “worrying” about results.
Q&A with Binc’s Pamela French. Everyone impacts the world through books. Whether it’s the bookstore manager or the librarian who helps a kid select his or her first book, the book publishing industry is supported by people just like you. When life happens, it’s important to support our peers, and that's what Binc does. Book Industry Charitable Foundation (Binc) provides financial assistance to booksellers in need. We recently spoke with Pamela French, Binc’s Executive Director, to find out more about their history and what’s important to them when it comes to helping booksellers in need.
Q: How did the Binc Foundation start? Bookseller Products - Audiobooks, Bibles, Games, Magazines. Novel Ideas for Indie Bookstores. Independent bookstores possess several advantages over big box retailers, but the biggest one may be flexibility. Want to try a new event or stock a new line of products? Go for it! The only limit is your creativity. As a result, a shift is happening within independent bookstores. These indies are going beyond books to seek new ways to engage readers and finding increased sales in the process. Fun and Games To attract new customers and give regular patrons another reason to stop by, try hosting game night like Anderson’s Bookshops in Naperville, Ill.
But you don’t have to take on that level of commitment to reap the benefits of a fun, interactive event. Celebration Days. Millennials Have a Passion for Bookstores. Millennials -- the youngest generation of adults -- have a reputation for being screen addicts, often using multiple devices at once. This addiction has led to a new anxiety called nomophobia, or fear of being without their phones, and a recent survey found that 41% of millennials interact with their smartphones more than their loved ones. However, young people’s reliance on technology has not diminished their fondness for booksellers and the good, old-fashioned book.
In fact, bookstores are seeing bright futures filled with this new generation of readers. Lightning Source - Printed Book Products. Other Products and Services on Campus. Ordering Tools for College Booksellers. K-12 Academic Textbook Solutions. Ebook Solutions for Campuses. Book Delivery Around the World in One Week. Textbook Solutions for Higher Education. Periodicals Section for Your Book Store. Known for low up-front investment and high profit per square foot, magazines are high-impulse items that can increase store interest and add substantially to your bottom line. And with thousands of specialty magazines in print, we can help you select the right magazines that your customers will be clamoring for. More options and more flexibility, backed by reliable and timely distribution means you are able to offer customers better selection and respond to demand with speed. Magazine distribution from Ingram offers a simple and affordable way of introducing low-cost items to your inventory that can help you generate more profits while supporting sales of your core products.
Ingram Periodicals offers our retail customers broad title selection, accurate and timely delivery, and unmatched customer service. As one of the leading magazine distributors in the United States, we proudly service more than 6,000 independent and specialty retailers and national chains across the country. Blog for Publishers, Booksellers, Libraries and Educators. Magazine Distribution to Retailers. Wholesale Distribution for Publishers. Your customers want superior quality products and they want them with speed. Time to do your customers a favor. Publishing Services for Professionals. When it was time to launch Spring House Press, we knew we wanted to be under the IPS umbrella. They professionally and collaboratively provide all the services a publisher needs to be successful — which frees our brain power to focus on the fun stuff: developing books.
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