Category: Profile

general articles about websites, software, applications and other tradecraft

Brendan Sherar – Searchbiblio.com Meta-site Search Engine

URL: http://www.searchbiblio.com Brendan, Tracy, and Sophia The short of SearchBiblio.com is that it was established in October, 2000 under the name of biblio.com. In October of 2001, the site was moved from biblio.com to SearchBiblio.com, in order to free up the…

Jack Benson – Bibliophile.net Bookbase

URL: http://www.bibliophile.net What is [was] your purpose in starting a online book database (i.e., to help online booksellers, to get a database that does what you think a book database should do, because it’s a good business to be in, all…

The Aniquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) Database

URL: http://www.abaa.org (EDITOR’S NOTE: PLEASE NOTE THAT ABAA IS A MEMBERS’ ONLY DATABASE, BUT INFORMATION WILL GIVEN AT THE END OF THIS INTERVIEW ABOUT HOW TO JOIN, WHAT THE REQUIREMENTS ARE, AND SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF JOINING.) What is your…

Milo Parmoor – Bibliopoly.com

By: Milo Parmoor URL: http://www.Bibliopoly.com (and others) What was your purpose in starting an online book database? Bibliopoly belongs to Bernard Quaritch Ltd., an antiquarian bookshop in London, established over 150 years ago. Quaritch had set up an internal database in the…

Lily Chen – AddAll.com Meta-site Search Engine

URLS : http://www.addall.com (new book search), http://used.addall.com/ (used book search), http://www.amusicarea.com (CDs), http://www.amoviearea.com (DVD & VHS), http://www.amagarea.com(magazine subscriptions) . Email: pr@addall.com Lily, when did AddALL actually start business? And can you tell us who was involved, and how you actually came up with your streamlined format and gathered the personnel talent…

Charles Vilnis – BookRouter & Allusive Information Systems

URLS: http://www.allusys.com and http://www.bookrouter.com When Shirley Bryant approached me with a request to do an interview for the IOBA’s The Standard newsletter, it forced me to reflect on what it is my colleagues and I do at Allusive Information Systems and how we…

Tom Sawyer – BookWriter Web

BookWriter Web: Getting Your Inventory Where it Belongs — In Front of Buyers! Tom Sawyer is a co-founder of Interloc and Alibris. He served as Chief Software Engineer from 1993-2001. Over the years, he has developed many widely used programs…

Tom Sawyer, Creator of Record Manager, BookMaster, BookMate and now BookWriter

Tom Sawyer is an éminence grise of the Internet bookselling world. He is the creator of the UIEE format that has become the de facto industry standard, the developer of BookMaster, Record Manager and BookMate software — and now, the soon-to-be-released BookWriter.…

Anirvan Chatterjee and Charlie Hsu, BookFinder.com

  To start off, Anirvan, you’ve been generous with information about yourself, somewhat generous with information about Charlie (let’s see if we can’t get you out and talking about yourself, Charlie) and very generous with information about BookFinder.com. If I…