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Bowker and Enago/Ulatus collaboration will help indie and self- publishers produce better manuscripts and broaden readership

New Providence, NJ, January, 3, 2018 – Independent authors and publishers can now access expert editors, translators and proofreaders through the MyIdentifiers website thanks to a collaboration between Bowker and two member companies of Crimson International Inc.: Enago and Ulatus.  Bowker, a ProQuest affiliate, is the official ISBN Agency for the U.S. Enago is an internationally trusted name in editorial services for authors in the global researcher community. Ulatus is the translation arm of Crimson Interactive providing language solutions to researchers, business owners, and information specialists.

Bowker is instrumental in connecting publishers, authors and booksellers with readers. It provides identifier services (like ISBNs and barcodes) and resources for authors to plan, publish, distribute, and promote their books to readers. Enago supports book authors in polishing their manuscripts with timely and cost-effective editorial and publication support services. Ulatus provides access to a team of world-class translators with a commitment to excellence. Including Enago and Ulatus on MyIdentifiers simplifies author workflows by gathering all the services they need in one site.

“Bowker is committed to providing quality guidance so our authors have a successful publishing experience,” said Beat Barblan, Director, Bowker Identifier Services. “Collaborating with Enago and Ulatus gives our authors fast access to services that are essential to delivering a high-quality manuscript.”

“Book publishing is a lengthy and intensive process for all authors,” said Robert Kasher, Vice President Strategic Alliances ENAGO | ULATUS, Crimson Interactive INC.  “Enago and Ulatus have established themselves as trusted partners for delivering exceptional quality author support services worldwide. By teaming with Bowker, we’ll expand our presence and enable more independent and self-published authors to overcome language barriers, fast-track their publication timelines, and connect with readers around the globe.”

About Enago (

Enago is the trusted name in author services for the global research community. Since 2005, we have worked with authors in more than 125 countries improving the communication of their work and helping them to achieve success in publication. Enago is a preferred partner for leading publishers, societies, as well as universities worldwide. We have offices in Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai, Istanbul, and New York. Enago operates globally with regional teams supporting authors locally.

About Ulatus (

Ulatus is the translation arm of Crimson Interactive. It offers specialized translation services by a team of expert linguists comprised of individuals affiliated with renowned universities and institutions across the world. Each offers extensive experience in a specific field of study or industry. All have conducted their own research and have been published in top journals and each is highly trained and tested. This, combined with our state-of-the-art technology and quality control processes, enables Ulatus us to deliver unparalleled accuracy to all clients.

About Bowker® (

Bowker is the world's leading provider of bibliographic information, connecting publishers, authors, and booksellers with readers. Bowker provides tools and resources, such as the Books In Print® database and Identifier Services ( to help authors promote and sell their books. Bowker, a ProQuest affiliate, is the official ISBN Agency for the United States.

03 January 2018

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