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In the News
Monday, February 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FedEx Small Business Grant Contest for IBPA Members »
IBPA members are invited to apply for a $25,000 grant for their small business through the FedEx Small Business Grant Cont...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ALA Says: Tell Congress FY2019 Budget Proposal Miscalculates the Value of Libraries »
On Monday, February 12, 2018, our colleagues at the American Library Association forwarded the following letter to their l...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obituary: Madge Baird Pays Tribute to Indie Publisher Gibbs Smith »
Gibbs Smith, the co-founder of the Utah-based independent publishing house that bears his name, died October 28. He was 77...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Closer Look at the 2018 FedEx and UPS Rate Increases »
With the New Year approaching, it’s time to look at the UPS and FedEx rate increases for 2018 and how they will affect you...
Wednesday, November 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Obituary: Sally Dedecker »
Sally Dedecker, a longtime figure in and friend of the publishing industry, passed away Monday November 6, 2017 at the age...

Press Releases
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New Edition of ISBN Standard is Published »
While ISBN remains the key identifier for books in the supply chain and will retain its current 13-digit structure, there...
Thursday, February 22, 2018   (2 Comments - view/add)
Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) Publishes First Ever Hybrid Publisher Criteria »
The nine-point criteria provide much needed clarity for an emerging publishing business model FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE...
Monday, February 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Book Manufacturers' Institute Joins STOPP Coalition »
BMI Stands Together with Others to Stop Tariffs on Print and Publishers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (New York, NY - F...
Thursday, February 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Book Industry Study Group Publishes New Best Practices for Keywords in Metadata »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (New York, NY - February 8, 2018) -- In support of its mission to maintain and implement stan...
Wednesday, February 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Announces Board of Directors Candidates for Fiscal Years 2019 & 2020 »
Candidates include representatives from IngramSpark, Homebound Publications, INscribe Digital, Burnt Cheese Press, Elva Re...

Director's Desk
Wednesday, November 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Have You Been Using IBPA’s SocialLink? »
By Angela Bole, IBPA Chief Executive Officer --...
Sunday, October 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Report on the August 2017 IBPA Board Meeting »
By Angela Bole, IBPA Chief Executive Officer --...
Friday, September 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Staying Inspired »
By Angela Bole, IBPA Chief Executive Officer --...
Tuesday, August 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
It's Time to Conference »
By Angela Bole, IBPA Chief Executive Officer --...
Saturday, July 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)

Independent Publishing Now! eNewsletter
Thursday, February 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
February 2018: Independent Publishing Now! »
Welcome to  Independent Publishing Now! , IBPA's monthly newsletter featuring the hottest news and information from I...
Monday, January 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
January 2018: Independent Publishing Now! »
Welcome to  Independent Publishing Now! , IBPA's monthly newsletter featuring the hottest news and information from I...
Friday, December 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
December 2017: Independent Publishing Now! »
Welcome to  Independent Publishing Now! , IBPA's monthly newsletter featuring the hottest news and information from I...
Wednesday, November 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
November 2017: Independent Publishing Now! »
Welcome to  Independent Publishing Now! , IBPA's monthly newsletter featuring the hottest news and information from I...
Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
September 2017: Independent Publishing Now! »
Welcome to Independent Publishing Now! , IBPA's monthly newsletter featuring the hottest news and information from IBPA a...

Trade Show Reports
Thursday, November 16, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
IBPA Report from the 2017 Frankfurt Book Fair »
The World of Books is Alive and Well By Terry Nathan, IBPA Chief Operations Officer – Having just returned from the...
Thursday, June 29, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Report from the American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference 2017 »
By Lee Wind, IBPA Director of Marketing & Programming –   The 2017 American Library Associat...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Two Authors Who Signed Books at BookExpo Enthuse About Their Common Passion »
IBPA was privileged to host over thirty author signings in our cooperative booth at BookExpo, held June 1-2, 2017 in New Y...
Thursday, June 8, 2017   (2 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Report from BookExpo/BookCon 2017 »
By Angela Bole, IBPA Chief Executive Officer –   2017 marked the 34th year that the Independent Bo...
Tuesday, November 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA Report from the Frankfurt Book Fair 2016 »
By Mimi Le, IBPA Project Manager -- IBPA sta...

Book Awards
Monday, April 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
29th Annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ Winners »
Congratulations to the 29th Annual IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award™ Winners for Excellence in Book Publishing! The I...
Friday, December 23, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monday, November 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA is Proud to Announce the Newest Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards Honorees »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - June 24, 2016) -- The definition of “book” continues to expand, and the Independent Book Publishe...
Friday, June 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA is Proud to Announce the Newest Benjamin Franklin Digital Awards Honorees »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - June 24, 2016) -- The definition of “book” continues to expand, and the Independent Book Publishe...
Friday, April 1, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
IBPA is Proud to Announce the Newest Benjamin Franklin Digital Award Honorees »
(Manhattan Beach, CA - April 1, 2016) -- Launched in 2013 to honor innovation in electronic publishing by individuals and...

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