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Brian O'Leary
Book Industry Study Group, Inc.
232 Madison Avenue, Suite 1200, New York, NY 10016 US
646-336-7141
http://www.bisg.org
twitter: http://www.twitter.com/BISG

The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) works on behalf of authors, publishers, wholesalers and distributors, manufacturers, retailers, libraries, and service providers to make the book industry work more efficiently and effectively. We identify and address problems that affect two or more parts of the business, providing information, sharing standards and best practices, conducting and publishing research, and building community that reflects the breadth of the publishing supply chain. Our committee structure is led by and made up of members who create and maintain the BISAC subject codes, study rights and supply chain issues, evaluate opportunities to improve workflows, and promote best practices for developing and sharing metadata.


years experience: 45
TRADE REFERENCES
Our staff includes: Brian O'Leary, Executive Director; and Jonathan Friedman, Operations Manager. We can be reached by phone at (646) 336-7141 and by email at info@bisg.org.
LEADING CLIENTS
Our members include all leading publishers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers as well as most of the industry partners directly relevant to book publishing.
MOST RECENT PROJECTS
Established the return on investment for rights and royalty management solutions.
BEST-KNOWN PROJECTS
Maintaining and updating the BISAC subject codes. The current version was published in November 2021.