•Nov 2000-AAP releases "Numbering
Standards for Ebooks," the
culmination of a months-long study conducted
by the AAP, several leading publishers,
and Andersen Consulting, in which the DOI is chosen as the standard identifier for the Book industry.
•April 2001-Content Directions approved by the
IDF as the first commercial Registration
Agency.Begins working w/Book industry
& 4 others.
•May 2001-CEO David Sidman appointed to
project-manage the “DOI-EB” project,
in collaboration with several major publishers and technology vendors, to develop prototype applications
for the Book industry in
the same way that the “DOI-X” project (also project-managed by DS) developed the applications which drove
adoption in the Scientific
•-“Phase 1” of the DOI-EB applications demo’d at Book Expo America in Chicago.Press coverage in NY Times, Seybold, etc.