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  • In distribution chain. Authors – Agent – Publisher (acquisitions, editing, copyeditor, indexer, designer, cover art, printing and distribution, marketing) – Distributor – Reviewer – Library - Reader

Jamie LaRue "Swimming upstream Russia" Jamie LaRue "Swimming upstream Russia" Presentation Transcript

  • Swimming upstreamJamie LaRue, DirectorDouglas County Libraries (CO)<jlarue@dclibraries.org> 1
  • Library as last link: - Author - Agent - Publisher - Distributor - Reviewer - Library - Reader 2
  • Change 3
  • Technology Economics• Design (EPUB, Sigil, • Sell for $40, Booktype) make $4• Distribution = Internet • Sell for $9.99, (web page, ftp, email, make $7 Dropbox)Result?Explosion of writing 4
  • In 2010:New commercial titles: ~300,000Non-traditional: 2.7 millionSmall/independent: 290,000Self-published: ~300,000Big 5: not so important? 5
  • Theft • DRM • Amazon  drives cost downPricing • Agency pricing  drives cost up • Variable pricingIrrelevancyThreats 6
  • 21st century problem: how to find the book. “Discoverability.” 7
  • • Add Value • DieWhere we are 8
  • Reader: I want it now(but don’t own it anymore) 9
  • Publisher | distributorlock it up 10
  • The Big 5 (51% of USA publishing):* HarperCollins: buy again at 26 uses* Random House: 3-5 times the price* Penguin (now owned by RH): wait for 6 months,get 1 year* Macmillan, Simon and Schuster, Hachette: notavailable at any priceSo libraries now look to new publishers. 11
  • New publisher models:* Smashwords.com – digital publishing (85% to author)* Unglue.it – set it free* Publishing partnership with library 12
  • • Reviewers – blueinkreview.com • Libraries • Agents (international rights?) • Authors (Creative Commons, gifts)And the rest… 13
  • DCL Model 14
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  • Evoke.cvlsites.org 16
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  • Questions? 19