BISG WEBCAST -- BookServer

5,253 views
5,096 views

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
5 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
5,253
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1,720
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
89
Comments
0
Likes
5
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide
  • 7/29/2009
  • 7/29/2009
  • “ Hold Hands”, wickenden, Flickr
  • 7/29/2009
  • 7/29/2009
  • 7/29/2009
  • BISG WEBCAST -- BookServer

    1. 1. This BISG WEBCAST took place Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. ET To register for future BISG Webcasts, please visit: http://www.bisg.org/event-cat-6-webcasts.php BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 1
    2. 2. ANGELA BOLE Deputy Executive Director, Book Industry Study Group, Inc. k d d Angela Bole is Deputy Executive Director of the Book Industry Study Group, Inc. (BISG). Based in New York City, BISG is an industry trade association working to create a more informed, empowered and efficient book industry supply chain for both digital and physical products. products KEITH FAHLGREN Publishing Technology Consultant, Threepress Consulting, Inc. Keith Fahlgren is a Publishing Technology Consultant at Threepress Consulting, Inc. Keith was formerly a Publishing Technology Engineer at O'Reilly Media, where he developed systems that helped create, maintain, enhance and reuse content. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 2
    3. 3. “Working to create a more informed, informed empowered and efficient book industry supply chain for b h h f both physical and digital products.” l dd l d ” www.bisg.org BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 3
    4. 4. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 4
    5. 5. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 5
    6. 6. In a digital world BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 6
    7. 7. BISG WEBCAST http://www.flickr.com/photos/wickenden/3742547535/ www.bisg.org 7
    8. 8. g g , Readers are entering a digital, tangled landscape. They struggle to: 1 Find books that are interesting 2…in format they can read in 3…that they can actually acquire BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 8
    9. 9. Fragmented digital channels: • web search? (Google, Bing) • publisher site? (tor.com) • the local library? (lend?) • online bookstore? (Amazon, Indigo) ( d ) • other? (Smashwords, kobo) BISG WEBCAST http://www.flickr.com/photos/wickenden/3742547535/ www.bisg.org 9
    10. 10. What is the reader getting? • highly structured display (PDF) • downloadable book (ePub, Mobi) • cloud-based ( P b > HTML l d b d (ePub HTML, as ) Flash) BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 10
    11. 11. • , ( ) Phones: iPhone, Android(s) • Dedicated: Kindle, Sony Reader, Nook, Nook Bookeen Orizon eReader, Copia eReader, Entourage Edge, Fujitsu FLEPia, Hanvon WISEreader, iRiver Story, Jinke 6 and 9-inch SiPix panel e-readers, Plastic Logic QUE proReader, RCA/Audiovox Lexi eReader, Skiff eReader, Samsung E6 & E10 eReaders, Spring Design Alex eReader, Liquidvista, MSI Dualscreen eReader, Notion Ink Adam, Blio, Intel Reader • Laptops & specialized screens (Pixel Qi) • Game consoles (Wii) • Apple Tablet BISG WEBCAST http://bit.ly/8ieR0i www.bisg.org 11
    12. 12. Device D i + Format + Discovery + Acquisition + Installation ( + DRM ) CONFUSION. BISG WEBCAST http://www.flickr.com/photos/dan4th/2295925353/ www.bisg.org 12
    13. 13. With the least amount of effort: Be able to find the books they want, in the formats that they can use, y , for the device that they have. …and not have it be painful. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 13
    14. 14. With the least amount of effort: Make as many books as possible available for discovery, with accurate descriptive information, at as many different places as possible, under the sales / use terms permitted. …and not h d have it b painful. be f l BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 14
    15. 15. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 15
    16. 16. U.S. Department of J p Justice advocates: [book] data provided should be available in multiple, standard, open formats supported by a wide variety of different applications, devices, and screens. BISG WEBCAST http://www.usdoj.gov/atr/cases/f250100/250180.pdf www.bisg.org 16
    17. 17. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 17
    18. 18. A future for books: A new architecture using common, open standards that helps people find, buy, acquire, and read books from any source, on any device, using many different ebook applications. li ti BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 18
    19. 19. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 19
    20. 20. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 20
    21. 21. • g g Library 2.0 Gang (02/09): Google books and libraries • Various email discussions of nascent “Open Catalogue Crawling Protocol” • Google, DLF, Talis, and others in Atom vs. Sitemap discussions • BookDROP BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 21
    22. 22. • IDPF Board with conference calls • Tools of Change (NYC, Feb 2009)with g ( , ) hallway conversations • Web Expo 2.0 (SF, Apr 2009) with pinot noir BISG WEBCAST http://www.flickr.com/photos/dominicspics/2884138007/ www.bisg.org 22
    23. 23. The Open Publication Distribution System (OPDS) is a generalization of the Atom [XML] approach used by Stanza's online catalog… catalog I believe this effort has the potential to be a critical enabler to the growth in access to, and adoption of, digital books. —Bill McCoy, Adobe, Apr 2009 BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 23
    24. 24. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 24
    25. 25. • BookServer is the architecture. • OPDS is the (first) technical specification. specification • Catalogs are made using OPDS. • Atom is the XML schema for h h f OPDS. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 25
    26. 26. Because OPDS is based on Atom, a commonly-used XML standard, OPDS Catalogs can be rendered or read by: •web browsers •news readers ( RSS ) (“RSS”) •mobile applications BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 26
    27. 27. Catalogs are manifests: • list of the available titles • …and their basic metadata • …and their format(s) • …and how to get and them BISG WEBCAST http://www.flickr.com/photos/stupiddingo/3727615803/ www.bisg.org 27
    28. 28. g Catalogs can be derived from basic bibliographic metadata like ONIX, MARC, MARC (ahem) spreadsheets spreadsheets. Internally, OPDS Catalogs use I ll C l simple Dublin Core metadata to describe the titles offered. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 28
    29. 29. Because Catalogs are g straightforward to create: •Any web site can add a Catalog. •Libraries, bookstores, publishers can play. •Search engines can serve as book gateways. •Aggregators (IA, Ingram, etc.) can harvest multiple catalogs. p g BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 29
    30. 30. Because Catalogs p g publish simple p data describing titles and their availability: •can be used for B2B •can complement ONIX •can be pulled rather than pushed BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 30
    31. 31. ONIX ( ) (and BISG “BookDROP”) are: • designed for a different use cases • complex standards with many options p y p • not widely used beyond publishing • not understood by p g y programmers • established, so change is difficult BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 31
    32. 32. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 32
    33. 33. A reader ... 1. Browses a Catalog of titles 2. Selects a title for more information 3. Decides to acquire (free/purchase/borrow) 4. Obtains the title (direct, PayPal, Amazon, etc.) etc ) 5. Installs and reads the book BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 33
    34. 34. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 34
    35. 35. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 35
    36. 36. $ BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 36
    37. 37. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 37
    38. 38. pp Make Books Apparent, Oct 2009 • Adobe • Ingram Digital • Aldiko • Inkmesh • (Amazon) Lexcycle • O’Reilly Media • Applewood Books • OLPC • Book Oven • Pixel Qi • Feedbooks • Shortcovers • Floss Manuals • Threepress • HumanWare • and others BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 38
    39. 39. http://code.google.com/p/openpub/wiki/CatalogSpecDraft BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 39
    40. 40. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 40
    41. 41. $ BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 41
    42. 42. Lucicat calibre2opds BISG WEBCAST Trook www.bisg.org 42
    43. 43. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 43
    44. 44. BISG WEBCAST http://www.flickr.com/photos/mindaugasdanys/3766009204/ www.bisg.org 44
    45. 45. p g OpenPub wiki and mailing list: • http://code.google.com/p/openpub/ • http://groups.google.com/group/openpub BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 45
    46. 46. BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 46
    47. 47. g g Catalogs could tie together: • book reviews • reading lists g • annotations • fan fiction BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 47
    48. 48. BookServer could enable: • loans and borrowing • p y physical discovery y • seamless updates • simpler affiliate systems p y BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 48
    49. 49. Start: Newsflash! • Acquiring worldwide digital rights • Publishing catalog pages for every title g gp g y • Developing at least one easy purchasing experience (perhaps via a partnership) BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 49
    50. 50. Start: • Following the progress of the spec • Discussing integrations with existing g g g implementations (free first?) • Publishing a small Catalog BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 50
    51. 51. Aldiko Aldik Stanza …and others in development BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 51
    52. 52. For publishers: p • For everyone: y • Attractive revenue • Easy shopping split experience with no • Real-time reporting DRM • Help getting started • Total commitment to with BookServer giving readers what d h they want BISG WEBCAST info@ibisreader.com www.bisg.org 52
    53. 53. Angela Bole ge a o e angela@bisg.org www.bisg.org Keith Fahlgren keith@threepress.org threepress.org BISG WEBCAST www.bisg.org 53

    ×