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American Business Press (ABP)
ABP is a magazine trade association of specialized business publishers, represents the business press in a rapidly changing marketplace by providing a unified voice on crucial issues that affect the publishing industry. ABP was founded in 1907 and has since grown to embody more than 850 publications that span 165 industries and serve more than 27 million readers.

Association of American University Presses (AAUP)
The AAUP is a cooperative, non-profit organization of university presses. The AAUP compiles a variety of statistics primarily for the use of member presses.

Acqweb's Internet Directory of Specialty Publishers and Vendors
Acqweb is an extensive Internet directory of Specialty Publishers maintained by the editors of AcqWeb.

Book Industry Study Group
The Book Industry Study Group is a membership-supported, not-for-profit research organization, comprised of organizations from every sector of the publishing community. It publishes some of the most comprehensive sources for online statistical data on the book industry with the goal of providing accurate and current research information about the industry for its members and others.

With detailed information on thousands of titles, authors, and publishers, and bestseller lists and book industry news in the online edition of Publishers Weekly, (PW), BookWire is designed to meet the information needs of book industry professionals. It is the home of several of some of the most interesting book review publications in the English-language book world.
Books: The International Market
Books is an international report published by one of the world's foremost providers of international market data and analysis including, textbooks, business books, mass market books, hardbacks, paperbacks and all other types and forms of books.

Canadian Publisher's Council (CPC)
The Canadian Publisher's Council (CPC) conducted research to investigate: market size, in total and for each key segment; market trends regarding new (key) players, new technologies/delivery formats; future opportunities and barriers for the Canadian Professional and Reference Publishing Industry which it estimated to be between and million annually.

Electronic Education Report and Electronic Information Report
Cowles/SIMBA Information Inc. publishes newsletters, research reports and directories, hosts conferences, manages an on-line information center and provides consulting services on the global market for directory publishing, on-line services, multimedia, entertainment, educational publishing, telecommunications and computer publishing and advertising, yellow pages and television.

GaleNet is Gale Research's online, proprietary subscription service that offers answers -- simply, quickly and accurately via the World Wide Web. It provides research information on biography, literature, business bibliography, associations, multicultural studies and all areas of the curriculum.

Information Advisor (Find/SVP)
Information Advisor is a leading provider of worldwide research, advisory and business intelligence services for executives who want to keep informed and stay ahead of the competition.

Information Industry Association (IIA)
IIA was established in 1968. Today it represents more than 550 companies involved in creating, distributing, and facilitating the use of information in print and digital formats. IIA represents the information industry's interests in government policy and regulatory matters; promotes the industry and provides early awareness about new developments and emerging technologies; and produces annual conferences for interaction among top executives in the industry.

Information Industry Bulletin (Probe Research Inc.)
Probe Research provides strategic market analysis for telecommunications and information technology industries. Probe Research is internationally recognized as a leading source of comprehensive market analysis and publishing for the converging telecommunications and information industries.

Information Today, Inc. (ITI)
Information Today, Inc. (ITI) is the publisher of Information Today, the newspaper for users and producers of electronic information services, as well as other periodicals, books, directories, and online products for the library and information user and professional including Searcher and Link-Up. .

Interactive Services Report (BRP Publications)
Interactive Services Report is a weekly newsletter published by Telecommunications Reports International, Inc. (TRI) -- a leading publisher of news and information services for the communications, multimedia and electric utility industries. It follows major developments in the information industry including on-line services, multimedia, and interactive video businesses, reporting events as they happen and targeting trends on the Internet and World Wide Web.

Mediafinder (Oxbridge Communications)
Media finder is Oxbridge Communications ' internet directory of media information and resources.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) studies cover the entire educational spectrum, providing the facts and figures needed to help policymakers understand the condition of education in the nation today, to give researchers a foundation of data to build upon, and to help teachers and administrators decide on best practices for their schools.

R.R. Bowker Annual of Library & Book Trade Information
R.R. Bowker's Annual tracks Published May, book industry statistics including title output and price arranged by 23 subject categories, giving number of new title produced in the past three years and separating new titles from new editions. Also provides data on mass market titles, imported titles, translations, average list price for different types of books. Library statistics include number and types of libraries in the United States and Canada bv type of library.

Subtext is a web site that covers the book publishing and bookselling business and features news and analysis on all segments of the book industry -- trade, educational, professional and international.

Training Supersite
Lakewood Publications' Training Supersite aggregates information and industry research provided in its magazines, newsletters and conferences. The site includes Training Magazine, Training Directors' Forum, The Lakewood Report on Technology Learning monthly newsletter, Potentials In Marketing magazine, Creative Training Techniques magazine and TRAINING '98 Conference & Expo, and the Training Directors' Forum Conference. The site also rates over 250 training sites.

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