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New Providence, NJ – November 6, 2013The 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. Bowker’s bibliographic data will populate the platform with cover images and details about books, enabling a richer user experience.

“We’re pleased help the Classroom Library Company serve its customers and build out its services in K-8 market to take advantage of opportunities relating to the Common Core,” said Angela D'Agostino, ProQuest Vice President, Bowker Business Development.

“We are excited to have our apps, database, and products powered by Bowker. Customers will have access to this information and we continue to provide custom classroom libraries that meet the need of the schools implementing the common core.” stated Benjamin Conn, CEO, Classroom Library Company.

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 The Classroom Library Company
The Classroom Library Company is an educator owned and operated company that publishes and distributes educational media correlated to the new Common Core Standards. Its products consist of high interest educational materials available to the K-8 marketplace. The Classroom Library Company provides new and exciting educational materials have been created to educate children under the guise of favorite children's characters and compelling themes. These products successfully compete with computers, video games and other products that vie for a child's time and attention. The Classroom Library Company’s goal is to get children reading at an early age, so they are able to acquire the skills needed to compete in the 21st century.

About Bowker®

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.

06 November 2013

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