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Education book reseller aims to expand title offerings

New Providence, NJ, August, 24, 2016 – Education book reseller Sebco joins the growing list of companies turning to Bowker to connect them with metadata to enhance their media businesses.

Sebco provides tools for librarians and media specialists to help them develop and manage their online libraries. Bowker is providing Sebco with Books in Print®, El-Hi Textbooks and Serials in Print® and Children’s Books in Print® databases. This content will enable Sebco to dramatically expand their K12 offerings.

Phil Comer, president of Sebco Books noted, “In the past few years, Sebco Books has seen its business almost double,” adding that his company anticipates growth will “explode and double again in the next few years now that customers can search, find, select and purchase any book using one of the world’s largest databases.”

Bowker – a ProQuest affiliate and agent for ProQuest’s renowned metadata – collaborates with thousands of publishers, retailers, libraries and search engines worldwide to make their print and digital media collections easily discovered, evaluated and selected by users. The seminal Books In Print® database is used by customers to enhance their collections, embedding them with rich details and real-time updates that capture new title releases.

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

About Sebco Books (

Sebco Books is a family-owned business based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. With a national sales and support team representing over 100 years of combined experience, Sebco provides library bound print books and ebooks to public libraries and school libraries throughout the country. Founded in 1984 by Phil Comer, who currently serves as president and CEO, Sebco Books has a mission to be the leader in library book distribution to schools and public libraries and to provide unparalleled customer service to each of those institutions.

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, the company also generates research and resources for publishers, helping them understand and meet the interests of readers worldwide. Bowker, a ProQuest affiliate, is the official ISBN Agency for the United States and its territories. The company is headquartered in New Providence, New Jersey, with additional operations in England and Australia.

24 August 2016

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