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New Providence, NJ – December 2, 2013 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. BooksILove™ provides a central location to capture the word-of-mouth book recommendations that are shared every day - at work, at home and at play. Now, its new mobile appwill include Bowker’s bibliographic data, with cover images and details about books to build a richer user experience.

“Bowker is intrigued by BookILove’s mission to connect communities of readers and we’re excited to partner with them in a way that makes their service more helpful to users,” said Angela D'Agostino, ProQuest Vice President, Bowker Business Development.

“We’ve created a mobile app designed for iOS7 that lets users send personal book recommendations to friends and remember their favorites, too,” stated Elizabeth Dimarco, Co-Founder, BooksILove. “Bowker’s database of over 19 million titles allows readers to find those books they want to share with their friends.”

Bowker collaborates with thousands of publishers, retailers, libraries and search engines worldwide to make their book collections – whether print or digital – easily discovered, evaluated and selected by users. Bowker’s seminal Books In Print® database is used by customers to power their book collections, embedding them with rich details and real-time updates that capture new title releases.

For any organization that needs information about physical or digital books to power its business, Bowker offers a variety of data and delivery options.

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About About BooksILove™ http://www.booksilove.com
BooksILove provides a central location to capture the word of mouth book recommendations that are shared every day - at work, at home and at play. It’s important to have multiple places to get your next book, but a book that’s not remembered is a book that’s never read. And that’s a shame – for the reader, the author and the whole book ecosystem.

About Bowker® www.bowker.com

Bowker is the world's leading provider of bibliographic information and management solutions designed to help publishers, booksellers, and libraries better serve their customers. Creators of products and services that make books easier for people to discover, evaluate, order, and experience, Bowker, a ProQuest affiliate, is the official ISBN Agency for the United States and its territories, and Australia. The company is headquartered in New Providence, New Jersey, with additional operations in London, England and Melbourne, Australia.

02 December 2013


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