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10 Oct 2018
New Record: More than 1 Million Books Self-Published in 2017
Annual Bowker report shows sustained growth in print self-publishing

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.

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Bowker News

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, authentic connections.

14 Dec 2017

Bowker to Supply Data for Siteabook

Siteabook is a simple to use platform that enables booklovers to search for books, review books and share their thoughts among their own private communities.

06 Dec 2017

Bowker to Supply Data for TitlePager

TitlePager offers easy-to-build landing page sites that authors can use to promote their works using the Bowker Data on Demand API.

16 Nov 2017

ScoreIt! Users Double on Bowker

ScoreIt! enables authors to run a comparative analysis of their manuscript against the writing styles of commercially published authors.

12 Oct 2017

Bowker Connects Users to StreetLib Publishing Platform

StreetLib supports authors and publishers by providing the services necessary to publish and sell books online in multiple formats.

12 Oct 2017

Self-Publishing ISBNs Climbed 8% Between 2015-2016

This new study from Bowker highlights the latest self-publishing trends in print and ebook formats. For 2016 vs. 2015, the numbers indicate a continuing growth trend for print, though at a slower rate than in past years.

11 Oct 2017

Data Conversion Laboratory and Bowker’s Digital Publishing Survey Shows Concerns Over Conversion Quality

Data Conversion Laboratory, Inc. (DCL) and Bowker have delivered the results of their 2016 Digital Publishing Survey.

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Bowker to Supply Data for Graphiq

Graphiq will access Bowker's Books in Print database to build a new collection with in-depth profiles for books, authors and publishers.

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