Bowker Book Data
Bowker® is uniquely positioned to help support our customers in a publisher-centric and vendor-neutral approach to marketing and selling books and/or ebooks. Bowker is the leader in the aggregation of information about books and publishers.
Comprehensive & Authoritative Data
Bowker Book Data relies on our comprehensive data collection process in order to maintain a high rate of quality control. As the exclusive ISBN agency in the United States and Australia, Bowker is the world’s leading authority for bibliographic and publisher information.
Powered by Books In Print
Powered by the over 40 million global titles in Books In Print, used by tens of thousands of retailers, search engines, online retailers and libraries worldwide, our data reaches well beyond just a book description and reviews.
Solutions To Improve Conversion Rates
Help retailers improve their conversion rates with LibraryThing™, the most comprehensive source for user generated book content. LibraryThing has over one million reviews vetted by a library professional, and over 2.3 million ratings, 1.8 million reviews, 30 million recommendations and over 100 million content tags.
Publisher Authority Database
Bowker has historically been the most trusted source for bibliographic data. Our comprehensive Publisher Authority Database compiles over 750,000 active publisher profiles, allowing our customers to identify, research, and solidify their purchases.
Raw Data License
For organizations with specialized data needs, Bowker provides the option of a raw data site license of Books In Print®. A raw data site license allows your organization to utilize these valuable bibliographic databases, via your own software.
Data On Demand
Data On Demand is designed to support interoperable machine-to-machine interaction over the web. Data on Demand allows client programs to easily connect, issue queries, and obtain the data they need using our RESTful APIs.
Books In Print
Books In Print combines the most trusted and authoritative source for bibliographic information with powerful search, discovery, and collection development tools to streamline the book discovery and acquisition process.
The Standard Address Number (SAN) is a unique seven-digit identifier used to signify a specific address of an organization in (or served by) the publishing industry.
Bookwire helps people discover, evaluate, order, and experience books. Powered by Books in Print® database, Bookwire makes it easy to search and discover over 20 million book titles, including print, ebooks, audio books and more.