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Skills ERG update

[[This is a modified version of an update provided to a meeting of the Book Industry Collaborative Council at the end of 2012.] Skill gaps in the book industry were identified as one of the seven key areas for industry reform by the BICC.  The BICC set up the Skills Expert Reference Group (ERG) to … Continue reading

Copyright / ERGs

Copyright ERG update

[This is a modified version of an update provided to a meeting of the Book Industry Collaborative Council at the end of 2012.]   Copyright in the book industry has been identified as one of the seven key areas for industry reform by the BIIC.  The BICC set up the Copyright Expert Reference Group (ERG) … Continue reading

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Suggested links

Paul Budde has sent in some links to interesting reading – he is doing the hard curating work for us on this score, and we are grateful to him for it.   From the Business Spectator, ‘The death of the e-book is fiction’ by Alan Kohler. From Outsell, ‘Enhanced E-books for Kids: Today’s Junk Food for the … Continue reading

Distribution / ERGs

Distribution ERG update

[This is a modified version of an update provided to a meeting of the Book Industry Collaborative Council at the end of 2012. The new chair of this ERG is Lou Johnson, the managing director of Simon & Schuster Australia.] Book distribution was identified as one of the seven key areas for industry reform by … Continue reading