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Bowker publishes Global Books in Print

Library Systems Newsletter [February 1999]


Global Books in Print, a new CD-ROM product from R.R. Bowker, includes more than two million in-print English-language books drawn from several U.S., British, Australian, and New Zealand sources. The database is continuously updated and new complete CD-ROMs are issued monthly. The cost for a single-user license is $2,055 a year. There is a surcharge of $350 if the contents of the CD-ROM are downloaded to a multi-user network.

Books can be searched by author, title, keyword, subject, publisher, and 22 other search criteria. The records include not only bibliographic information, but also available bindings and prices for each edition and descriptive annotations. The records can be used to order electronically from any one of several domestic and international wholesalers and publishers or be downloaded into any ordering system that reads the ASCII text formats.

[Contact: R.R. Bowker, 121 Chanlon Road, New Providence, NJ 07974; telephone 888-Bowker2; e-mail info@bowker.com].

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Publication Year:1999
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Library Systems Newsletter
Publication Info:Volume 19 Number 02
Issue:February 1999
Page(s):16
Publisher:American Library Association
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
Notes:Howard S. White, Editor-in-Chief; Richard W. Boss, Contributing Editor
Subject: CD-ROM applications
ISSN:0277-0288
Record Number:5900
Last Update:2021-11-17 12:27:41
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00