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2014-05-07 12:26:39

More than a third of contributors in Books In Print have an ISNI NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new analysis of Bowker® Books In Print shows that a full 33 percent of its contributors have the ISO-certified International Standard Name Identifier (ISNI) connected with their names and in use in the database. ISNI was created just over two years ago and has topped 8 million assignments, 2.33 million of which are represented in Books In Print, showing rapid uptake...

2013-11-24 23:00:43

eReflect shares information recently released by Bowker Market Research showing that self-published e-books now account for nearly 12% of all digital publishing, although this number rises to 20% in some genres. New York City, NY (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 eReflect company, developer of 7 Speed Reading™ software, has published a post on the company's product website discussing information recently released by Bowker Market Research on the benefits e-books offer today. According to...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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