A list of interesting websites, discussion groups and recommended articles focussed on digital publishing. If you would like to submit a resource for inclusion, please email email@example.com.
Books and Publishing
An international CONFERENCE, a scholarly JOURNAL, a BOOK series, and an online KNOLWEDGE COMMUNITY.
The International Digital Publishing Forum
The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF) is the global trade and standards organisation dedicated to the development and promotion of electronic publishing and content consumption.
An international online publishing newsletter, Publishing Perspectives delivers daily opinion about the industry from top members of the global publishing community, a look at the innovators and issues who are shaping the future of the business, as well as news and links from around the Web and the world.
Tools of Change
O'Reilly's Tools of Change for Publishing conference connects the people, companies, and organisations asking and answering the questions that will define the future of publishing.
LinkedIn Group: Ebooks, Ebook Readers, Digital Books and Digital Content...
A discussion group with over 10,000 members with a focus on ebooks, digital books and digital content.
Ryan Singel @ Wired, March 2011
ANALYSIS - Federal court judge Denny Chin gave a thumbs down last week to a settlement between Google and the Authors Guild that would have paved the way for the search giant to create an online library and bookstore on a scale previously seen only in science fiction...
Mike Shatzkin @ The Idea Logical Company, March 2011
On Thursday, our clients at the Book Industry Study Group are running a "NEXT" conference which is tackling the question of what publishers (and publishing) should be doing now to be prepared for the world that we’ll be living in 10 years from now...
Tolu Ogunlesi @ Publishing Perspectives, March 2011
LAGOS: Nigeria has no national funding for the arts, no government-run grants-awarding body to support the production of books, and no National Book Policy. In place of a proper publishing industry...
Edward Nawotka @ Publishing Perspectives, February 2011
NEW YORK: There’s a feeling of déjà vu at the Tools of Change conference here in New York City. Not only are we once again at Sheraton Hotel and Towers - site of Digital Book World less than a month ago - but several of the speakers and topics overlap...
Timothy Carmody @ Wired, August 2010
The world of digital publishing can be a lot more complicated than deciding whether to buy a Kindle, Nook, or iPad. If you want to know just how complex things are getting, just ask a publisher, author, or agent about Andrew Wylie...
Mike Shatzkin @ The Idea Logical Company, June 2010
I had occasion during this past week to speak at the global strategic meeting of Harlequin. Often when I am asked to speak, even internally to publishers, I am explicit told "we want you to scare the hell out of them." Since I think of myself as a pretty unthreatening guy, I’m always a bit disconcerted by the reality that I’m doing that...
Hannah Johnson @ Publishing Perspectives, May 2010
Last week, Internet gurus and techies gathered in San Francisco for the Web 2.0 Expo, co-produced by TechWeb and O’Reilly Conferences, to show off their social media savvy, present their new startups, and to learn about the latest thinking in Internet culture...
Liz Bury @ Publishing Perspectives, March 2010
LONDON: The subject of how book digitization is affecting the future of the ISBN may not be as sexy as say pricing or sequencing issues, but it is just as important. Right now, publishers around the globe are taking different approaches to assigning ISBNs to e-books...