Useful links – the Society of Indexers is the professional body of indexers in the United Kingdom and Ireland – the Society for Editors & Proofreaders (SfEP) is a professional organisation based in the UK for editors and proofreaders – the people who strive to make text accurate and readable Publishers Guild (IPG) give independent companies the support they need to get the most of of publishing and keep their business growing London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digital channels Frankfurt Book Fair where for five days each Autumn, publishing experts, writers and cultural enthusiasts from all over the world come together Publishers Association (PA) is the leading representative voice for books, journal, audio and electronic publishers in the UK

ipac-for-publishing.orgIndependent Publishing Agency Collective (IPAC) is an association of like-minded, independent businesses that work for and within the book industry. It offers a diverse and comprehensive list of services for publishers, authors, booksellers, agents and many others involved in the book world

alpsp.orgAssociation of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) are the international trade body for not-for-profit organisations and institutions that publish scholarly and professional content

internationalpublishers.orgInternational Publishers Associations (IPA) is the world’s largest federation of national, regional and specialist publishers’ associations

bl.ukThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and the largest national library in the world by number of items catalogued – the Society of Authors (SoA) is a trade union for all types of writers, illustrators and literary translators