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Print on Demand

Print on demand plunges/Frankfurt Book Fair sets up self-publishing programme

1 September 2014

Recent figures from Bowker in the US show a startling plunge in the number of titles printed print-on-demand by 46% year-on-year. Even more surprising perhaps is that this decline is not part of the major shift from print titles to ebooks, as the overall print figures declined by only 1.6%.  Read more

Publishers go for print on demand

24 November 2008

Random House UKPenguin Random House have more than 50 creative and autonomous imprints, publishing the very best books for all audiences, covering fiction, non-fiction, poetry, children’s books, autobiographies and much more. Click for Random House UK Publishers References listing has just announced that it is to launch its print on demand list, Random Collection, in January. It has been producing print on demand titles for a year and a half, but now has sufficient critical mass to see this as a separate list to be marketed as such.  Read more

Authors use the web

17 November 2003

It's hard to attract the attention of an agent and get your work published. Recently writers have been coming up with some innovative ways of grabbing the attention of the publishing world. Take David Little, younger brother of Christopher Little, J K Rowling's agent.  Read more

Bookseller sells books on demand

8 April 2002

The future has arrived at Books Express in Cambridge, Ontario, where customers can buy books which are then printed for them, using an in-store print on demand facility. Instabook Canada has a counter in the store and it takes just five minutes to produce each volume by downloading the file from the computer, printing the pages , trimming and binding the paperback books.  Read more

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