National reading list Web move

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Academic booksellers and publishers are planning to set up a national online database of university and college reading lists in a bid to boost academic book sales.</p><p>
Delegates at the annual conference of the Booksellers Association's Campus and University Group in Harrogate voted last week to go ahead with plans to create a comprehensive database of reading lists.</p><p>
Dominic Knight, m.d. of Macmillan Press, told delegates that the proposal was a result of research which suggested that booksellers and publishers could increase textbook sales most effectively by targeting univer...

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