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The book industry’s supply chain organisation – UK & Ireland

“At BIC we offer leadership through listening and building best practice in the book supply chain to sustain the health of the publishing industry. From Thema codes to metadata, sustainability to ONIX, here our expert-led hub provides all the resources needed. We look forward to working with you.”
Karina Urquhart
BIC Executive Director

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BIC In Practice: Libraries
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BIC In Practice: Libraries

The Library sector forms an integral part of the book industry. BIC’s work in this area supports this vital resource, enabling access to books freely and equally to readers across the country.

BIC- In Practice - Digital Supply Chain
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BIC In Practice: Digital Supply Chain

A relative newcomer in comparison to the long evolution of the physical supply chain, effective standards and best practices are particularly crucial in this area to ensure industry organisations have the tools required to create and maintain a consistent and adaptable digital supply chain. 

Introducing BIC: In Practice
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Introducing BIC: In Practice

BIC: In Practice is an information series, drawing together BIC’s vast array of work across the book supply chain into six key focus areas: Greening the Supply Chain, Data & Classification, Physical Supply Chain, Digital Supply Chain, Libraries and Business. Under these umbrella areas, we will outline and signpost all of the projects, collaborations, benefits,…

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