Category: From the Editor

Greetings from the editor of the IOBA Standard

From the editor

Michael Watson, editor A perfectly rational question would be “where have we been?” After the last issue the long-time Editor felt like she had been running the race for too long and handed off the baton to another runner who…

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.…

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…

Note from the Editor

This is quite an exciting issue, to me. We have the development of a wonderful new (and easy) way to show our books on the web and increase our customer base, several new and fascinating articles to add to our…

Editor’s Notes

Dear Readers, I’m going to discontinue just relisting what is in any particular issue of the newsletter—you have the Index for that. Instead, I’ll touch on themes and what I find exciting in the current issue. We’ve got a lot…

From the Editor

Before I get started telling you about what’s in this issue of The Standard, I’d like to recommend that you take a look at: http://www.compleatweb.com/bookinfo/ Eric Stephenson has put together an extremely helpful database of online venues for selling books, with links…

Note from the Editor

We’re starting a series with this issue of interviews with all the online commercial databases (although we have previously interviewed ABE, Alibris, and Antiqbook individuallywe’ll redo these after a bit to update them). In this issue, we have interviews from…