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Bowker’s new Books-In-Print Improves Discovery of eBooks

Bowker has released a new version of Books In Print.   The new Books In Print is visually appealing and easy to navigate; robust for professional use by librarians, booksellers, and publishers, yet easy enough for novice users.  Even better, ebooks are easier to discover.  Mark Tullos, MLIS and Senior Product Manager at Bowker, offered some step-by-step instructions on discovering ebooks in print.  “From the new Books in Print advanced search, the user can enter the keyword in subject for example  “politics”, filter by forthcoming, book, and ebook, and receive a list of forthcoming ebooks within that subject. Next, you can open an item record and navigate to the ebook tab to review the various distributors/publishers, formats and prices.  Through Bowker’s title linking feature, major review sources for all formats are linked to the item record.  Later in 2011, Bowker will provide links in the ebook tab that with take the user to major distributor platforms to either browse further or acquire.” Continue reading Bowker’s new Books-In-Print Improves Discovery of eBooks