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Sep 10, 2012, 09:47 ET
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LibraryThing debuts BookPsychic at Portland Public Library

LibraryThing and Bowker® have launched BookPsychic, a new concept in readers advisory — a personal recommender system for libraries....

Sep 06, 2012, 09:41 ET
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Syndetics Solutions™ Adds Reviews VOYA and Quill and Quire

 Bowker® Syndetics Solutions, the popular OPAC and discovery layer enrichment tool, is adding more than 25,000 reviews from key literary...

Aug 14, 2012, 12:08 ET
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Generation Y Leads in Book Buying, Says Industry's Most Comprehensive Report

 Generation Y, those born between 1979 and 1989, spent the most money on books in 2011, taking over long-held book-buying leadership from Baby...

Jul 24, 2012, 10:14 ET
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2012 Olympics Drive Record Number of Books, Says Bowker

 The 2012 London Olympics has prompted record levels of publishing activity focused on the Games, according to Bowker Books In Print®, a...

Jul 23, 2012, 10:47 ET
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Bowker Study Explores Information Habits of Travelers

Buyers of travel guidebooks are much more likely to travel outside their home country than general book buyers and they like printed guidebooks to...

Jun 05, 2012, 13:14 ET

Publishing Market Shows Steady Title Growth in 2011 Fueled Largely by Self-Publishing Sector

 Bowker, the global leader in bibliographic information, released its annual report on U. S. print book publishing for 2011, compiled from its...

May 18, 2011, 11:00 ET

Print Isn't Dead, Says Bowker's Annual Book Production Report

Bowker, the global leader in bibliographic information, released its annual report on U.S. print book publishing, compiled from its Books In...

May 05, 2010, 16:30 ET

Bowker and Google Collaborate to Optimize the Identification, Cataloging and Discovery of Google Editions

NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowker, a leading global provider of bibliographic information solutions and services, has reached an...

Apr 14, 2010, 15:37 ET

Bowker Reports Traditional U.S. Book Production Flat in 2009

Bowker, the global leader in bibliographic information, today released statistics on U.S. book publishing for 2009, compiled from its Books In...