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BICC report now available

The final report of the Book Industry Collaborative Council has been published on the website of Senator Kim Carr, Minister for Industry and Innovation. The report is available in a PDF format to read or download. Please follow this link to access the report: Continue reading


The BICC Report

The Book Industry Collaborative Council wound up its operations on 30 June 2013. This blog has been quiet pending the release of the report, which was written by BICC chair David Throsby and contains contributions from each of the seven Expert Reference Groups. Today, Minister for Industry and Innovation Senator Kim Carr issued a press … Continue reading


The story of Stella

Aviva Tuffield, Chair of the Stella Prize, gives us a short history of the Stella Prize. The very first Stella will be awarded on Tuesday 16 April, and the story of how it came about shows just what passion and commitment can do. Read Aviva’s article here. Continue reading


Currently reading …

Many thanks to BICC member Paul Budde for keeping us up to date with suggested reading. Here are the latest links he’s sent our way: Open Access, library and publisher competition, and the evolution of general commerce – a paper by Andrew Odlyzko, University of Minnesota IFLA, Libraries and Development – information about the role of libraries as agents of … Continue reading