Why Your Book Needs CIP Data (Hint: Libraries)

by featured BCW guest blogger, Glenna Collett I used to think that a copyright page didn’t really need cataloging-in-publication (CIP) data in order to be complete. But I was wrong. But wait—what is CIP data? It’s the block of information on a book’s copyright page...

IBPA Book Publishing Industry Standards Checklist

IBPA Book Publishing Industry Standards Checklist From their website… “The purpose of the checklist is to give independent publishers an at-a-glance gauge of the professional presentation of any book in order to help level the playing field between indie...