News and Events

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Crisis

March 15, 2011
Our thoughts are with IDPF members and colleagues in Japan (to donate to relief: 2011 Japanese Earthquake and Tsunami)

Review Period for EPUB 3 Public Draft Ends March 15

March 14, 2011
Member and public comments solicited on major revision to open standard

IDPF Digital Book 2011 at BEA Announces Early Bird Registration

February 23, 2011
Conference highlights evolving eBook industry, EPUB® adoption and new reading devices

EPUB 3 Specification Public Draft Released

February 15, 2011
HTML5-based revision supports rich media & interactivity, layout improvements, global languages, accessibility

Ebook Lab Italia March 3-5 2011

February 13, 2011
IDPF leadership presenting at digital publishing conference

New IDPF Website Launched

February 13, 2011
Improved accessibility and information design

EPUBcheck 1.1 Released

January 11, 2011
Open source tool for EPUB validation improved

Bill McCoy Announced as New IDPF Executive Director

December 14, 2010
Industry veteran has actively contributed to development of EPUB 3

U.S. eBook Sales Grow by 112%

November 17, 2010
The Association of American Publishers reports $119.7 million in U.S. trade wholesale electronic book sales during Q3 2010

IDPF Launches EPUB Standards Maintenance Working Group

August 15, 2009

The International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF), the standards and trade association for digital publishing, announced that the maintenance activities associated with the EPUB standards will start this month. The DAISY Consortium has stepped forward to provide leadership and resources to assist in the maintenance for the EPUB standards. The working group charter was unanimously approved by the IDPF membership.

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