Our Director of Production Dmitri Barvinok continues our Metadata 101 exploration of publishing by explaining the ubiquitous—yet little understood—ISBN. They're on every book you buy, but the purpose and rules for using ISBNs are among the more arcane mysteries of publishing. Dmitri unlocks that realm to help authors (and readers) understand a lot more about what those numbers can tell us about a book.Read Article
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You may wonder why a TV guy is promoting the idea of publishing a book. I mean, a book seems so traditional in media and, in public TV, we’re pushing toward cutting-edge media. But, if you look at the potential of this very flexible new kind of publishing, then you realize that a book is a powerful tool for curating your content in new forms—and reaching new audiences.
Detroit Public Television
When we faced this big challenge of scaling and replicating our years of work together in early childhood education, we didn’t want to simply do what others were doing around the country—using websites and flyers and PowerPoints. We wanted to reach much further and we committed ourselves to a series of books. We knew it was a big challenge, but now we can see these books are a very helpful way to tell our stories and reach out into the world.
United Way for Southeastern Michigan
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