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Author Access to Editing and Translation Improves

Independent authors and publishers can now access expert editors, translators and proofreaders through the MyIdentifiers website thanks to a collaboration between Bowker and two member companies of Crimson International Inc.: Enago and Ulatus.…

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Bowker to Supply Data for Book+Main

Book+Main’s unique platform, called Book+Main Bites, is designed to connect authors and the reading community. Via Book+Main Bites, authors and readers communicate, interact and network with each other via an author’s content, developing organic,…

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