According to the latest report from ProQuest affiliate Bowker, self-publishing grew at a rate of more than 28 percent in 2017, up from an 8 percent increase during the prior year.
Exponential growth in assignments has led to more than 7 million names receiving the ISO-certified International Standard Name Identifier known as “ISNI”.
BooksILove, a personal book recommendations company, has selected Bowker’s Books In Print® Global edition database to power its new mobile app that enables on-the-go book discovery through tips from other readers.
ProQuest Syndetic Solutions™, the popular OPAC and discovery layer enrichment tool, is offering a free Facebook® app for all library subscribers, enabling users who “like” their library to connect to the catalog and search for titles right from their library’s Facebook page.
The Classroom Library Company, publishers and distributors of educational media correlated to the new Common Core Standards has selected Bowker’s Books In Print® database to power its digital distribution platforms online and via an app that serves its school and library customers.
ProQuest affiliate Bowker, the world’s leader in bibliographic data management, is turning the heat up on its role as an essential partner in book discovery, providing solutions that help publishers, booksellers and libraries better serve their customers.
A new analysis of U.S. ISBN data by ProQuest affiliate Bowker reveals that the number of self-published titles in 2012 jumped to more than 391,000, up 59 percent over 2011 and 422 percent over 2007.
More than 6.5 million assignments of the ISO-certified naming standard International Standard Name Identifier, known as ISNI, are ensuring the right information gets connected with the right name.
Nielsen, a global information and measurement company, and ProQuest affiliate R.R. Bowker, a leading provider of bibliographic information and management solutions, have signed a definitive agreement for Nielsen to acquire Bowker’s Business Intelligence and Commerce Solutions products.
Serving “gamers” at the library just got a little easier as a new addition to ProQuest Syndetic Solutions™ enables these often-loyal users to access rich content on video games right from the library OPAC or discovery layer.
In the year following the exit of Borders from the book retail scene, online retailers -- led by Amazon -- earned 44 percent of Americans’ book dollars, up from 39 percent in 2011.