Author: Shirley Bryant

Interview: Peter Thomas of CollectorsBookMarket.com

Q: Peter, how did you get involved in creating book Web sites? A: I owned a new and used bookstore for 23 years and I began selling on eBay and Bibliofind in 1997. Internet bookselling was changing rapidly and new…

Updated Edition of Children’s & Illustrated Books Price Guide & Bibliographic Check List from 1880-1970

Lee Baumgarten has updated the 1996 edition of his book and in the process has almost doubled its size from 10,405 to 18,150 entries. The date range has been extended to 1970 and there are 3,446 titles in the period…

Editor’s Swan Song & Announcement of New Editor(s)

Well, here we are…. finally. Sorry this issue is so terribly late-there were a few (well, okay, a whole bunch) of delays in getting our insurance finalized at IOBA and The Standard couldn’t go live again till that was accomplished.…

Addiction or?

I’ve been musing about something, brought on by the reactions of my husband and my sister to some of my risk-taking behaviors in buying books (they’re horrified; wouldn’t dream of risking the amounts I do but have grown used to…

BookWriter Web for HomeBase Interview with Tom Sawyer

BookWriter Web was created by Thomas A. Sawyer, co-founder and software designer for Interloc/Alibris, as well as the creator of the UIEE information exchange format used by booksellers worldwide. Tom was previously interviewed in two IOBA articles (http://www.ioba.org/newsletter/archive/v8/tomsawyer.html andhttp://www.ioba.org/newsletter/archive/v9/bwwebinterview1.html). In this…

From the editor

Call for replacement When the fall, 2003 issue goes live some time in November, I’ll have been editor for 2-1/2 years and will have put out 10 issues of The IOBA Standard. It has been great fun, and I’ve enjoyed…

From the Editor

It’s that time again, and we have a varied—and I hope interesting bag of goodies for you. We’re a bit late this time, as we wanted to get IOBA’s election results in. We have a lot of practical hands-on advice…