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Publishing Executive Hall of Fame Nominations Now Being Accepted
June 20, 2008

Nominations for the Publishing Executive Hall of Fame are now being accepted. Each year, exceptional professionals from the production and manufacturing industry are inducted into the Publishing Executive Hall of Fame (formerly PrintMedia Hall of Fame). The inductees represent the best of the best, and are honored for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the publishing industry. Last year’s inductees included Louis Milani of Consumers Union, CMP Technology’s Marie Myers, and Michael Weinstein of Oxford University Press. Nominations for the 2008 Hall of Fame are due July 1. Inductees will be honored in Chicago at a banquet during GraphExpo at McCormick Place on Oct.

Weinstein’s Wisdom
September 1, 2007

Michael Weinstein’s 31-year work history reads like a list of top publishing companies: Macmillan, Pitman Publishing, Addison Wesley, Random House, McGraw-Hill, HarperCollins and Pearson Education, among others. Currently, Weinstein is vice president, EDP (editing, design and production) and manufacturing, at Oxford University Press. Weinstein’s career achievements now are being recognized with his induction into the Publishing Executive Hall of Fame. He is only the second executive from a university press to receive this prestigious award in the Hall of Fame’s 17-year history. The Value of Experience Weinstein attended Lehman College, a branch of the City University of New York. His first

Where the Legends Leave Their Mark
September 1, 2007

“If you build it, they will come.” This famous quote, borrowed from the classic baseball film “Field of Dreams,” surrounds the inspirational theme of never giving up on your dreams, even when someone tells you they are impossible. And, a more literal interpretation, if you build the right venue, hall-of-fame legends will soon fill it with greatness. Seventeen years ago, North American Publishing Company (NAPCO) tested those philosophies and created a home for legends in the publishing industry, the Publishing Executive Hall of Fame (formerly the PrintMedia Hall of Fame). Each year since, NAPCO has celebrated the careers of a few select individuals who exemplify

Squeeze More Revenue Out of Your Content
May 1, 2007

Publishers are developing online content fast. They’re also looking for ways to build new revenue from e-prints (electronic reprints) and licensing the rights to online content. “They’re realizing the growing need to service their reprint and permission customers directly off the Web,” says Dan Fineberg, director of marketing at Reprint Management Services, a reprint marketer and fulfillment manager in Lancaster, Pa. “Simply tagging online content isn’t enough to generate substantial reuse revenue.” With many options out there for services and solutions to help you maximize your reprints and content-licensing revenue, how do you find the best partner for this part of your business?

BookTech Conference to Feature Top Industry Executives
December 1, 2005

"The book publishing industry is undergoing a major transformation, and book publishing executives at every level are constantly facing new roles and responsibilities. Everyone is trying to figure out how to create new revenue opportunities and take advantage of evolving publishing technologies, from repurposing content in multiple media to implementing successful multi-channel marketing and reaching readers through nontraditional means," says Noelle Skodzinski, BookTech Magazine's editor in chief. "The 2006 BookTech Conference & Expo has been designed to give book publishing executives practical solutions they can apply today to their businesses in all of these new areas." Because of the significant changes the industry has gone

BookTech Conference to Feature Top Industry Executives
December 1, 2005

"The book publishing industry is undergoing a major transformation, and book publishing executives at every level are constantly facing new roles and responsibilities. Everyone is trying to figure out how to create new revenue opportunities and take advantage of evolving publishing technologies, from repurposing content in multiple media to implementing successful multi-channel marketing and reaching readers through nontraditional means," says Noelle Skodzinski, BookTech Magazine's editor in chief. "The 2006 BookTech Conference & Expo has been designed to give book publishing executives practical solutions they can apply today to their businesses in all of these new areas." Because of the significant changes the industry has gone

The E in Publishing
February 15, 2002

"All an e-book is—it's a PDF with rights assigned," said James Alexander, director of e-books at Adobe. Alexander, along with fellow e-publishing experts—Texterity CEO Martin Hensel and Director of Acquisitions for Burnham, Munger & Root, Richard Nash— addressed the fate of e-book publishing at BookTech this week in New York City. "e-Book is the poster child for networking publishing," continued Alexander. "By mid-September, there were books about September 11 that were only available by e-books. Nothing can work so quickly." He explained that by using the immediacy of the publishing tool, users and manufacturers of e-content have the opportunity to harness the benefits of