Book research quarterly

, Volume 4, Issue 4, pp 87–90 | Cite as

The impact of new technology on the distribution of books and journals

  • Sandra K. Paul


Sandra Paul discusses the impact of new technologies on book distribution. Standards such as the ISBN and ISSN have simplified computer-based communication and will facilitate the use of machine-readable codes for books and serials, which can speed up and make more accurate not only publisher-customer transactions but also warehousing and shipping.


Serial Issue Book Industry Book Research American National Standard Institute Book Distribution 
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© Springer 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sandra K. Paul
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  1. 1.SKP AssociatesNew York

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