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Faber & Faber

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74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA United Kingdom

November 2016

Book Marketing Society Members’ Meeting

01/11/2016 @ 16:30 - 18:00
Faber & Faber, 74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA United Kingdom
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Join us at our members’ meeting, our final for the year, in what promises to be a busy session packed with case studies, campaign tips and audience insights, plus a special keynote from Facebook’s Head of Entertainment for Europe. We’re working to make the meetings as useful as possible so you’ll find more examples of the great work our members are putting out with our snappy new ‘marketing moments‘ section, as well as an expanded look at the winners and…

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March 2017

Understanding InDesign

01/03/2017 @ 10:00 - 17:00
Faber & Faber, 74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA United Kingdom
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£175

Faber Academy are running this event on InDesign, led by publishing software expert Ken Jones. This hands-on session is split into a morning and an afternoon session; the morning covering the basics of InDesign and the afternoon looking at document structure. Morning session: Opening InDesign documents Navigating the document confidently Panels and workspaces Layering and stacking Creating and altering frames Selecting, arranging and grouping objects Working with colours Adding and adjusting image content Handling image links Placing text from Word…

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BIC: An Introduction to Production

29/03/2017
Faber & Faber, 74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA United Kingdom
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£315

Aimed at those new to book production. This course provides an interactive introduction to how books are made, looking at the whole process, including re-pro, colour management, the different print and binding methods used within the book industry and the language used to express it. It focuses on the role of production and how you can add value and avoid some of the pit falls of the process. This seminar based course focuses on the practical application of knowledge. Hear…

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May 2017

Understanding Photoshop

04/05/2017 @ 10:00 - 17:00
Faber & Faber, 74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA United Kingdom
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£175

Faber Academy are running another tutorial, this time on Photoshop. There will be a beginner's session in the morning and an intermediate's in the afternoon. Plans are as follows. Morning session: Opening Photoshop documents Managing workspaces Cropping and rotating artwork Understanding image resolution, dimensions and file size Lasso and marquee tools Quick Selection and Magic Wand tools Modifying and saving selections Working with layers Smart Objects Removing imperfections and unwanted details The Clone Stamp and Healing Brush tools Content Aware…

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BIC: ONIX: Essentials

22/05/2017
Faber & Faber, 74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA United Kingdom
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£315

This course is aimed at staff with management responsibility for metadata, either in IT, marketing or production within a publisher, or in similar roles in distribution and retailing. It is suitable for beginners and/or those with no prior knowledge of ONIX.

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BIC: Advanced ONIX for Books

23/05/2017
Faber & Faber, 74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA United Kingdom
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£315

The Advanced ONIX for Books training course is aimed at staff with management responsibility for metadata, either in IT, marketing or production within a publisher, or in similar roles in distribution and retailing. Delegates should previously have attended the BIC training course "ONIX: Essentials" or have extensive experience with ONIX gained over several years. It is not aimed primarily at developers – there is relatively little technical content – but developers wishing to gain broad background knowledge will benefit from…

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June 2017

BIC: A Technical Introduction to ONIX & XML

06/06/2017
Faber & Faber, 74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA United Kingdom
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£305

The course is aimed at those responsible for developing, implementing or operating systems: for producing or consuming ONIX for Books product data; or for data quality control. This is a technical course and is therefore more likely to benefit those with development and operational roles and those with direct managerial responsibility in such areas. One of the key aims of the course is to provide an introduction to XML for those with no knowledge of the technology, so no previous…

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BIC: eBook Creation: Investigated & Explained

28/06/2017
Faber & Faber, 74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA United Kingdom
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£305

The pace of change in publishing is ever increasing, not least in the creation and use of eBooks. Consumers and devices get ever more sophisticated and the demands on publishers to keep up are immense. BIC's courses focus on the practical application of knowledge and this course provides an overview of the creation of eBooks, the routes to market and the changing technology available to us and our customers. It’s a comprehensive introduction for those new to eBooks and a…

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September 2017

BIC: Metadata for Beginners

14/09/2017
Faber & Faber, 74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA United Kingdom
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Metadata for Beginners is aimed at anyone in the publishing industry who is involved with bibliographic data in the supply chain. It is further aimed at anyone needing a better understanding about bibliographic data and the role it plays in the commercial success of a book. The course aims to demystify the subject of metadata, a subject often regarded as technical and complicated.   Whether you’re a new-starter in the industry, you’ve changed jobs in-house or you’ve been in publishing…

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October 2017

BIC: Implementing Thema

18/10/2017
Faber & Faber, 74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA United Kingdom
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This course is aimed at anyone with an interest in book product data quality in general, and book subject classification in particular. Whatever your background, whether from an Editorial, Marketing or Systems perspective, this course is relevant to individuals from all professional disciplines within the trade. Some familiarity with bibliographic subject classification (e.g. use of schemes such as BIC, BISAC or Thema) is assumed, but not essential. This course provides an introduction to Thema – the international subject classification scheme…

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November 2017

BIC: ONIX: Essentials

03/11/2017
Faber & Faber, 74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA United Kingdom
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£315

This course is aimed at staff with management responsibility for metadata, either in IT, marketing or production within a publisher, or in similar roles in distribution and retailing. It is suitable for beginners and/or those with no prior knowledge of ONIX.

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BIC: eBook Creation: Advanced & Practical

22/11/2017
Faber & Faber, 74-77 Great Russell Street
London, WC1B 3DA United Kingdom
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£305

Do you like to know what’s going on under the digital hood? Then this course is for you. Picking up where BIC’s ‘eBook Creation: Investigated & Explained’ training course ends, this course is a practical, hands-on look at the production of eBooks. It will investigate the different platforms, creation methods and workflows, plus their application and the pros and cons of each.   The course is aimed at those who are currently responsible for the production of eBooks and for…

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