IOBA Works for Booksellers
The Independent Online Booksellers Association is an international trade organization of Internet booksellers.
We offer opportunities for continuing education and provide a forum to network with colleagues and discuss issues that affect us all, worldwide. When you join IOBA you are strengthening the ranks of a trade association that preserves traditional bookselling standards and traditions while embracing new technologies.
The Flyleaf: IOBA Newsletter
What better subject to explore than Women and Feminism when the country is in the middle of the first Presidential campaign where a woman is a candidate!
Our selection this month includes the arguments Susan B. Anthony and Matilda Joslyn Gage made before the US House of Representatives for the right of women to vote to Annie Leibovitz’ photos of a wide variety of women, including a young Hillary Clinton.
Also presented are a book about women “problem solvers,” a biography of Josephine Baker and essays by Gloria Steinem, travel books by women authors, and a look at poor working women in the early Twentieth Century. Click here to read the latest issue (opens in a new window).
IOBA Works for Book Buyers
When your order a book from an IOBA member, you will be assured of a professional transaction.
All members strive to ensure your satisfaction through adherence to our Code of Ethics and by following the practices of our Book Buyer’s Bill of Rights. IOBA also now offers a “first of its kind” scholarship for book collectors.
The Standard: IOBA Journal
The Summer 2016 issue of The Standard features several pieces on the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar (CABS), including an essay on the IOBA scholarship program, and accounts from three IOBA Scholarship attendees of the 2016 seminar.
Rounding out the issue is a piece on book fairs by Jonathan Smalter, and a fluff piece (literally!) profiling Blake, shop cat at Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Company.