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Press Release: ProQuest [December 6, 2017]

Bowker to supply data for Siteabook

New Providence, NJ, (December 6, 2017) – Siteabook, a social community for reading enthusiasts is turning to Bowker to connect them with metadata that will enhance their users' online experience. Bowker is a ProQuest affiliate and acts as the retail agent for ProQuest's renowned metadata.

Siteabook is a simple to use platform that enables booklovers to search for books, review books and share their thoughts among their own private communities. Bowker metadata from the Global Books In Print database, including metadata from audiobooks, ebooks and print titles, along with value-added content such as author biographies, awards, bestseller citations, covers, full-text reviews and more, will enrich the Siteabook applications with details that intrigue booklovers.

"Siteabook endeavors to provide its subscribers with a rich collection of books and manuscripts. While access to a vast, well-compiled data source is crucial to success, this collaboration with Bowker provides an unparalleled technology backend that enhances the Siteabook user experience," said Mani Krishnan, Founder and CEO of Siteabook. "We can confirm the oft-repeated cliché, content is king.'"

Bowker collaborates with thousands of publishers, retailers, libraries and search engines worldwide to make their media collections – whether print or digital – easily discovered, evaluated and selected by users. The seminal Books In Print database is used by customers to enhance their collections, embedding them with rich details and real-time updates that capture new title releases.

Bowker offers a variety of data and delivery options for any organization that needs information about physical or digital media to power its business.

About Siteabook

Siteabook is an independent platform for book lovers. A multi-lingual 'social for books' space that helps people connect, express and share their love for books among their small communities, providing a personalized experience to its subscribers. Siteabook endeavors to promote a culture of active discussion, good reviewing and community building.

About Bowker

Bowker is the world's leading provider of bibliographic information, connecting publishers, authors, and booksellers with readers. Bowker provides tools and resources, such as the Books In Print database and Identifier Services (myidentifiers.com) to help authors promote and sell their books. Bowker, a ProQuest affiliate, is the official ISBN Agency for the United States.


Summary: Siteabook, a social community for reading enthusiasts is turning to Bowker to connect them with metadata that will enhance their users’ online experience. Bowker is a ProQuest affiliate and acts as the retail agent for ProQuest’s renowned metadata.
Publication Year:2017
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:December 6, 2017
Publisher:ProQuest
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Company: ProQuest
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