Series: Summer 2002 (Vol. III, No. 2)

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…

Michael Tokman – Choosebooks (ZVAB)

From: Michael Tokman Web Site URL: http://www.choosebooks.com Michael Tokman 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…

PopShops offers Booksellers a New Deal

PopShops, the new fixed-price/shopfront offering from Popula Auctions, will deliver booksellers a new and different customer base in a new and different kind of venue, according to Maria Bustillos, the company’s CEO. The new site is scheduled to launch on…

P. Scott Brown – ABookCoOp (dba Tomfolio.com)

From: P. Scott Brown, ABookCoOp dba TomFolio.com, Treasurer URL: http://www.tomfolio.com 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…

Richard Weatherford & Marty Manley – ALIBRIS

Recently Alibris has announced some major changes in how you work with sellers. What are they and what do they mean for booksellers? Manley: As of mid-March, we no longer mark-up the books of our U.S. and Canadian booksellers. We also…

Brent James – Advance Book Exchange (ABE)

From: Brent James Interview submitted to ABE by Barbara Lightner EDITOR’S NOTE: Please note that this interview was agreed to by Brent James at a luncheon with Leonard Lanfranco, who was unable to personally conduct the interview due to his…

Bibliodirect Opening

When the announcement of the formation of http://www.BiblioDirect.com was made, Bibliophile Books,.Inc. vowed it would be a site with a difference. It is making good on that promise. BiblioDirect.com began with a new philosophy of only accepting dealers with at least a…

Leo Harrison – Biblion.com

From: LEO HARRISON URL: http://www.biblion.com 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 be in,…

Announcements

  Glendale, CA International Book, Print and Paper Fair May 18 & 19, 2002 American Book Fairs, Inc. will hold the Glendale International Book, Print and Paper Fair on May 18 & 19, 2002, at the Glendale Civic Auditorium, 1401…