May 24, 2022

Digital Asset Management/Content Distribution: Book Industry Study Group (BISG) Selects Ingram’s CoreSource Platform

From an Ingram News Release:

Ingram Content Group today announced that the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) a leading U.S.-based trade association representing the book supply chain, has selected its CoreSource platform to manage digital assets and distribute e-content worldwide.

“BISG has a loyal base of members who have been benefiting from our research reports and best practice documents for decades,” said Angela Bole, Deputy Executive Director of BISG. “We see our work with Ingram and its CoreSource platform as a means for expanding our reach and giving an entirely untapped market the opportunity to gain from access to authoritative content focused on the inner workings of the modern book business.”

The CoreSource platform will provide BISG with comprehensive tools to manage and expand the reach of its digital content to consumers worldwide. Digital publications will continue to be available directly from BISG and will also be available through Ingram’s global distribution network. The first BISG publication to be integrated into the CoreSource platform, Development, Use, and Modification of Book Product Metadata is now currently available through Amazon, Barnes &, Kobo, and Apple,  among others. Ingram’s print-on-demand unit Lightning Source will continue to manufacture print material for the group.

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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.