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Foundations Must Return to Multi-Year Grantmaking | Stanford Social Innovation Review

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Multi-year funding has collapsed. Unless executives and trustees of our nation’s grantmaking foundations take steps to re-establish multi-year giving, nonprofit organizations and the communities they serve are in for years of increasing uncertainty and diminished impact. Read full article: Foundations Must Return to Multi-Year Grantmaking | Stanford Social Innovation Review.

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Some universities require students to use e-textbooks – USATODAY.com

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Students don’t seem to want to buy e-textbooks. So some schools are simply forcing them. While several colleges across the country are pushing electronic textbooks, touting them as more efficient and less cumbersome than regular textbooks, students are reluctant. E-textbooks still account for only 9% of textbook purchases, says Student Monitor, which researches college student […]

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Generation Y Leads in Book Buying

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Generation Y, those born between 1979 and 1989, spent the most money on books in 2011, taking over long-held book-buying leadership from baby boomers, according to the 2012 U.S. Book Consumer Demographics and Buying Behaviors Annual Review. The Review notes that GenY’s 2011 book expenditures rose to 30 percent — up from 24 percent in 2010 – passing […]

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Art Therapy Journals Increases Profile with Online Article Sales

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“Becker Associates developed an online article purchasing system for the Canadian Art Therapy Journal. Adam Becker was very knowledgeable about what was required and responded to all our questions in an easy-to-understand manner. The new system has expanded the journal’s visibility in indexing services and search engines and is very user friendly for visitors to […]

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CSTB Launches Redesigned Website

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Canadian Software Testing Board launches revamped site. Becker Associates worked with CSTB to clarify the navigation and modernize the look. Need help with your site? Contact us to see how we can help.

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Globe and Mail Talks with John Warkentin

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A Toronto tour through ‘man’s imprint on the environment’ Globe and Mail runs a column on John Warkentin, author of Creating Memory, published by Becker Associates (2010). “What are those strange brick patterns in that wall over there?” the octogenarian asks the pierced, hipster twenty-something behind the coffee shop counter. “I’m not too sure,” he […]

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Becker Associates Provides More Services for Early Theatre

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We are pleased to announce that Early Theatre has contracted Becker Associates to now handle its subscriptions and back issue warehousing. We have been providing typesetting and mailing services to ET for many years, but now offer a complete suite of services with one point of contact. Early Theatre has been extremely pleased with Becker […]

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Adam Becker and John Warkentin at Awards Ceremony

Creating Memory Receives Honourable Mention

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Creating Memory receives Honourable Mention at the Heritage Toronto awards this evening!! Congratulations to John Warkentin for his excellent work! Co-Publisher, Adam Becker, and John Warkentin were on hand to receive the honours. To order, please visit our Creating Memory site  

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