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Transplant Handbook for Patients
Research Links

Book Industry

Advanced Book Information
http://www.bowkerlink.com/corrections/common/home.asp
ABI Forms and information
Articles on book writing, publishing and promoting by Dan Poynter

American Booksellers Association
http://www.bookweb.org
Bookstore association.

Book Industry Study Group
http://www.bisg.org
Standards, bar code information and more.

International Standard Book Number Agency
http://www.ISBN.org

Literary Market Place
http://www.LiteraryMarketPlace.com/

Publishers Marketing Association
http://www.pma-online.org/
The association of independent publishers.
Has coop book marketing programs.
PMA has chapters in many areas.

R.R. Bowker
http://www.bowker.com/products/index.htm
http://www.bowkerlink.com/corrections/common/home.asp
Books in Print, ISBN, etc.

Suppliers
http://parapub.com/supplier.cfm

Writer's Digest
http://www.WritersDigest.com


Book Wholesalers

Baker & Taylor
http://www.btol.com/

Ingram Book Group
http://www.ingrambook.com/


Bookstores, Online

Amazon.com
http://www.amazon.com

Barnes & Noble
http://www.BarnesAndNoble.com

Books-A-Million
http://www.BooksaMillion.com

Borders
http://www.Borders.com

Chapters
http://www.Chapters.ca


Business

DunsLink from D&B
http://www.dnb.com/

Thomas Register
http://www.thomasregister.com

Wells Fargo Bank
http://WellsFargo.com


Copyright/LOC

Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/

Library of Congress Copyright Office
http://www.copyright.gov/
http://www.loc.gov/loc/infopub/
http://www.loc.gov/copyright/forms/
Forms and Circulars (information).

Library of Congress PCN Program.
http://pcn.loc.gov/
http://pcn.loc.gov/pcn/pcn007.html
http://ecip.loc.gov/pls/ecip/pub_signon?system=pcn

LOC Cataloging in Publication Data Program
http://cip.loc.gov/cip/

Copyright Clearance Center
http://www.copyright.com/
Text of the copyright law, etc.

Copyright, Term
http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/training/Hirtle_Public_Domain.htm
http://www.unc.edu/~unclng/public-d.htm
http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/


Credit Cards

American Express
http://www.americanexpress.com

MasterCard
http://www.mastercard.com

Visa
http://www.visa.com


Delivery and Postal

FedEx
http://www.fedex.com/us/tracking/
For rates and to track packages

U.S. Postal Service
http://www.usps.gov
For rates and zip code information

United Parcel Service
http://www.ups.com/tracking/tracking.html
For rates and to track packages

Encyclopedias

http://www.Britannica.com
http://www.encyclopedia.com
http://encarta.msn.com/default.aspx

Finding People/Telephone Numbers

http://www.tollfree.att.net/tf.html
http://www.IAF.net
http://www.att.com/directory
http://www.infobel.com/teldir/default.asp

Government

National Archives and Records Administration
http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/cfr

Federal Trade Commission
http://www.FTC.gov

Patent & Trademark Office
http://www.USPTO.gov

Listservs

Join a couple of the groups—free.
Ask questions and help others.

PUB-FORUM. One of the oldest. Populated by experienced publishers. Sometimes gets off-topic. See http://www.pub-forum.net/

SELF-PUBLISHING. Owned by SPAN. For newbies. Advertising and rudeness are prohibited. See http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/self-publishing/

PUBLISH-L. The original publishers' list with a new owner. See http://www.publish-l.com/

SMALLPUB-CIVIL. A newer list. Run by Shel Horowitz. Name calling is prohibited. See http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/smallpub-civil/

IND-E-PUBS. Covers eBooks. See http://www.ind-e-pubs.com/

POD PUBLISHERS. A business discussion group for publishers of print-on-demand books. See http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/pod_publishers/

PUBLISHING DESIGN. A place for authors, typesetters, designers, publishers, etc. to exchange ideas that will help self-publishers create professional-looking books to compete with those produced by larger publishing houses. See http://groups.yahoo.com/group/publishingdesign/

FICTION
Fiction_L. http://www.webrary.org/rs/flmenu.html

CHILDREN’S BOOKS
http://www.egroups.com/search?query=youngchildrensbooks

BOOK LAW
Copy Law. http://groups.yahoo.com/group/copyright-future/

Media Access

Gebbie Media Directories
http://www.gebbieinc.com

Internet News Bureau.
Online news release service.
http://www.newsbureau.com

Media Finder
http://www.mediafinder.com
Newsletters, magazines and catalogs

Midwest Book Review
http://www.midwestbookreview.com

Quotations

http://www.bartleby.com/100/
http://www.quotationspage.com/
http://parapub.com/articles/

Research and Resources

Animations
http://www.AnimationFactory.com

Clip Art
http://www.clipart.com

Indexing
http://www.asindexing.org
American Society of Indexers

ReQUESTEer from Lexis-Nexis
http://www.lexis-nexis.com/
Company reports
Statistics on books and publishing

Virtual Reference Desk
http://www.refdesk.com
Dictionary, thesaurus, etc.

Seminars, Writing & Publishing

http://www.MauiWriters.com
http://www.ShawGuides.com/writing
http://parapub.com/getpage.cfm?file=resource/edutrain.html

Speaking, Professional

http://www.NSAspeaker.org
http://www.SpeakerNetNews.com
http://parapub.com/speaking/

Statistics

Book Statistics. Fascinating numbers on book publishing.
http://www.parapublishing.com/sites/para/resources/statistics.cfm

Statistically Speaking. Fascinating numbers on the Professional Speaking industry.
http://www.parapublishing.com/sites/para/resources/speakstats.cfm

Parachute Statistics. Fascinating numbers on the parachute industry and the sport of skydiving.
http://www.parapublishing.com/sites/parachute/resources/statistics.cfm


Also see Document 112, Poynter’s Secret List of Book-Promotion Contacts at
http://www.parapublishing.com/sites/para/resources/allproducts.cfm

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