New Providence, NJ -- Sept. 29, 2016. Graphiq is the latest in a series of tech companies turning to Bowker, an affiliate of ProQuest, to connect them with metadata to enhance their businesses. Bowker is a ProQuest affiliate and acts as the retail agent for ProQuest's renowned metadata.
Graphiq, a technology company that analyzes and visualizes data for approximately 2,000 topics, will access Bowker's Books in Print database to build a new collection with in-depth profiles for books, authors and publishers. This data will be connected to existing datasets in Graphiq's extensive "knowledge graph" and added to their semantic search engine, providing journalists and publishers direct access to embeddable visualizations.
"Bowker is the gold standard when it comes to book data, and we're thrilled to be adding their data to our knowledge graph," said Nina Quattrocchi, Product Manager at Graphiq.
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.
Since 2009, Graphiq has amassed the world's deepest and most interconnected knowledge graph, encompassing 500 collections, 1 billion entities, 250 billion data points and 25 billion curated relationships. The Graphiq knowledge graph is sourced from the world's most authoritative public, private and proprietary sources, and forms the foundation of all Graphiq products.
Graphiq works with individuals and enterprises to make data more accessible by building internal and customer-facing products in a variety of industries. Thousands of journalists utilize their authoritative visualizations to add validity and engagement to their articles. Millions of consumers visit Graphiq's 20+ trusted research sites to research a variety of topics, including government, sports and corporate research.
Bowker is the world's leading provider of bibliographic information and management solutions designed to help publishers, booksellers, and libraries better serve their customers. Creators of products and services that make books easier for people to discover, evaluate, order, and experience, the company also generates research and resources for publishers, helping them understand and meet the interests of readers worldwide. Bowker, a ProQuest affiliate, is the official ISBN Agency for the United States and its territories. The company is headquartered in New Providence, New Jersey, with additional operations in England and Australia.