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Self Publishers

Bowker identifies self publishers as those who purchase 1-10 ISBNs and create 1-99 new titles a year.

The term "metadata" refers to the title details of your book. It includes basic information, such as title and author. It also includes a description of your book and of the author.

Here are some links where you can learn more about metadata:
1) SelfPublishedauthor.com
2) DiscoverBowker on Slideshare:
3) Learn more about ISBNs
4) Learn more below on how to submit your metadata to Bowker including reading about specific metadata types and our data submission methods.

What
Title Data
does
Bowker
use?
Print and Ebook
Title Data
Status and
Price Updates
Book
Description
Author
Biography
How do
I submit?

View our Statement of Use, which explains how Bowker plans to use any metadata, including enhanced and enriched, and digital content for the publications you choose to supply.