e4books resources


On this page you can find a selection of the documents prepared during the course of BIC's e4books project to help smaller publishers, booksellers and others to become involved in supply chain e-commerce and make their businesses more efficient.


Guide to e-commerce

Supply chain map

Checklist for systems functionality



E-commerce for Booksellers

Simple Guide to e-Commerce for Booksellers

How to get the best out of bookshop systems and e-commerce: A simple guide

Step-by-step guide for booksellers


Publishers and distributors

E-commerce for Distributors

E-commerce for Publishers

Simple Guide to e-Commerce for Publishers

Checklist of systems requirements for small publisher/distributors

Step-by-step guide for publisher/distributors



System suppliers' contact list

Interoperability issues for systems