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The IOBA Standard is the journal of the Independent Online Booksellers Association and covers the book world, with a special focus on the online used, out-of-print, and collectible bookselling markets.


Spring 2002 (Vol. III, No. 1)

Table of Contents

  • Note from the Editor

  • Joe Spoor of BookQuarters

  • Tom Biro – Bibliology Limited

  • Paul Anderson – Books & Collectibles

  • Jeff Moore – UsedBookCentral

  • Jan & Roger O’Connor and Lynn DeWeese-Parkinson – Bibliodirect

  • 2002 Los Angeles Book Fair

  • IOBA and Firsts: a match made in Book Heaven

  • December 2001 : IOBA Seminar Report from Attendees

  • IOBA Q & A Column

  • Day in the Life: The Wall of Unavailability

  • The Grand Pooh-Bah: An Interview with Lynn deWeese-Parkinson

  • Sam Gottlieb, author of “Overbooked in Arizona”

  • 2002 IOBA Election results


Tom Biro – Bibliology Limited

Editor: What is 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


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