During each Webcast, representatives from the BookStats data team will provide a comprehensive look into how BookStats was developed and what trends were discovered. The presentation will include analysis of several top line data points as well as a tour through the interactive BookStats Online Data Dashboard.
Wed, August 31, 20111:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Wed, September 7, 20111:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Spanning 2008-2010, BookStats offers data and analysis of the total industry and the individual Trade, K-12 School, Higher Education, Professional and Scholarly markets. Produced jointly by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and the Book Industry Study Group (BISG), its highlights include:
- Overall U.S. publishing revenues are growing
- Overall U.S. publishing unit sales are up as well
- Americans, young and old, are reading actively in all print and digital formats
- Education publishing holds steady and, in some segments, shows solid growth Professional and Scholarly publishing shows gains