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Publishing and printing are a vast and strong industry that we're proud to be a part of. There has been a wealth of publications, both in long and magazine format, dedicated to the subject. Listed below are links to industry related web sites that can provide a wealth of information regardless of where you are on the publishing path - from aspiring author to bookseller there's something of interest for all.

Trade related sites

Publishers Weekly (USA)
www.publishersweekly.com
itaylor@cahners.com (General editorial enquiries)

The Bookseller (UK)
www.thebookseller.com
letters.to.editor@bookseller.co.uk

Publishing News (UK)
www.publishingnews.co.uk
mailbox@publishingnews.co.uk


ISBN and Biblio-graphic Services

Canadian ISBN Agency
www.nlc-bnc.ca/6/11/
isbn@nlc-bnc.ca

R.R. Bowker (USA)
www.bowker.com

J. Whitaker & Sons Ltd (UK)
www.whitaker.co.uk

Book Data (UK)
www.bookdata.co.uk

Publishers Associations

Association of Canadian Publishers
www.publishers.ca
info@canbook.org

Canadian Publishers¹ Council
www.pubcouncil.ca
pubadmin@pubcouncil.ca

Association of American Publishers
www.publishers.org

Publishers Association (UK)
www.publishers.org.uk
mail@publishers.org.uk

International Publishers Association
www.ipa-uie.org

Independent Publishers' Organisations

The Small Press Center for Independent Publishers (USA)
www.smallpress.org
info@smallpress.org

The Small Publishers Association of North America (SPAN) (USA)
www.spannet.org
span@spannet.org


Booksellers' Associations

The Canadian Booksellers Association
www.cbabook.org

The American Booksellers Association
www.bookweb.org
info@members.bookweb.org

The Booksellers Association of the United Kingdom and Ireland
www.booksellers.org.uk

Library Associations

Canadian Library Association
www.cla.ca
info@cla.ca

American Library Association
www.ala.org
ala@ala.org

Book Fairs

Book Expo America
www.bookexpoamerica.com

Marketing

Publishers Marketing Association (USA)
www.pma-online.org
info@pma-online.org

Other Organisations for Publishers

Small Publishers, Artists & Writers Network (SPAWN) (USA)
www.spawn.org

The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP)
www.alpsp.org


Online Bookstores

Amazon
USA and Canada: www.amazon.com
UK and Europe: www.amazon.co.uk

Instructions for publishers, essential if you are submitting your books to
Amazon yourself, or if you need to make corrections or additions:

www.amazon.com/publishers
www.amazon.co.uk/publishers

Barnes & Noble
www.bn.com
A major bookseller in North America.

Copyright

Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)
cipo.gc.ca

US Copyright Office
www.loc.gov/copyright

UK Copyright
www.patent.gov.uk/copy