Front Matter

Criteria for inclusion in the database

Preface to the 6th edition of Alternative Publishers of Books in North America , by Nancy Kranich

Some Alternative Press History, by Chuck D'Adamo

The Other 90 Percent: What Your MLS Didn't Teach You, by Byron Anderson

Periodicals data source: Alternative Press Center, Chuck D'Adamo
Publishers data source: Byron Anderson
Back end and debugging: Ian Stoba
Front end and design: Cody Hennesy
Coordination and design: Rory Litwin, Library Juice Press