Publishing Associations and Organisations in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Publishing Associations and Organisations

Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers

International trade association for scholarly and professional publishers; includes information on research and events.

Book Marketing Society

The representative body of marketing within the book industry; provides details of membership, meetings, awards and events, and contacts.

Booksellers Association

Trade association representing booksellers in the UK and Ireland. Features extensive industry information, list of embargoed titles, conference and events section and directories of both bookshops and publishers.

The Galley Club

Social organisation for all those involved in book production and publishing. Features membership information as well as details of events and meetings.

Independent Publishers Guild

Describes the benefits of membership of this guild, and provides event listings, downloads and information on special interest groups.

Nielsen BookScan UK & Ireland

Provides a continuous market measurement of UK and Ireland retail book sales based upon electronic sales data analysis. Details services available to publishers, distributors, booksellers, wholesalers and libraries.

The Publishers Association

Trade organisation serving book, journal and electronic publishers in the UK. Offers industry information across the general, academic, children's and educational publishing sectors, as well as a guide to careers in publishing.

Publishers Licensing Society

Working to protect publishers' rights, and to lead on industry-wide initiatives involving rights management and collective licensing. Provides full details of the organisation's vision and services.

Publishing Scotland

A trade association and network for the book publishing industry in Scotland; includes a list of members, information and advice, development and training activities, events, and contacts.

The Publishing Training Centre Foundation

Educational charity provides information on a wealth of open courses, in-house training, distance learning and online training opportunities in the publishing and related industries.

Society for Editors and Proofreaders

A professional organisation for these trades; includes details of membership and benefits, code of practice, accreditation and training, news, and contacts.

Welsh Book Trade Info

An information resource for all involved in the production of books in Wales; includes directories, and advice section, and news.

Welsh Books Council

Welsh Assembly funded body which provides services to the publishing industry in Wales. Includes details of editing, design, sales and distribution support as well as information on available grants.

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