November 26, 2015

Video: Two Book Expo American Conference Panels on Current and Future Publishing Trends and Issues

At the BEA 2013 (Book Expo America) conference that took place at the end of May there were two panels that were recorded by C-SPAN and available via the superb C-SPAN Video Library (basically everything that has ever aired on C-SPAN) that might be of interest to some of you.

Along with the video a mechanically generated transcript is also online and searchable.

Panel 1

Panel on Self-Publishing (52 Minutes)

Panelists talked about the impact of self-publishing on the book industry. They also responded to questions from the audience.


Angela James
Executive Editor
Carina Press

Christopher Kenneally
Copyright Clearance Center 

Keith Gorek
Senior Vice President
Author Solutions

Panel 2

Future of Publishing (45 Minutes)

A panel of graduate students in New York University’s publishing program talked about the future of publishing, particular through digital technology. They responded to questions from the audience.


Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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