Originally posted by Rita:
Not really, no. POD publishers maintain web sites just like other publishers, but you can order a POD book from a bookstore and bypass teh Internet completely.

Pete, you might want to take a look at Lightning Source, the printer Barbara mentioned: http://www.lightningsource.com/bookseller.html . Click on "Participating Publishers" and scroll down to the "U" section; quite a few universities are beginning to use POD instead of traditional publishing.

I must be dense. What does one actually do to purchase a PID book? The Web site you give appears to be information on the company, but no information on how to go about purchasing.