From the announcement:
The Gilbane Group, a division of Outsell, Inc., and the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) today announced a strategic partnership to help members of the book industry succeed through innovative uses of technology. Together, Gilbane and BISG will provide market-centric research and actionable guidance for book industry professionals seeking to profit from the digital revolution.
The new partnership includes:
- Full-length research reports, starting with joint planning and development of Gilbane's current study, "A Blueprint for Book Publishing Transformation."
- An annual series of white papers on topics of interest to the book publishing industry.
- Events to share research results. For example, Gilbane will participate in a session of BISG's Making Information Pay 2010 conference ( http://www.bisg.org/mip/) on May 6, 2010, presenting key findings from the Blueprint study.