Time: February 7, 2007, 9:30 and 1:30
Place: FLICC/FEDLINK Training Room, LC Adams Bldg. Rm. 216
Registration: Please e-mail [log in to unmask] to register for either
Please join Luis Cabrera, Government Sales Representative for an
indepth review of the following: Product Overview and Benefits: contains bibliographic information for over 12
million titles from the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, New Zealand,
South Africa, and many other countries.   In addition, we provide stock
information from domestic and international distributors and wholesalers
as well as full publisher contact details for international titles.

Rich, Unbiased Content
·Authoritative Content * over 12 million titles including in-print,
out-of-print, e-books, audio books, videos, and on-demand titles.
·Timely Bibliographic Information *
bibliographic content is updated daily with over 100,000 updates per
week to ensure timely and accurate information for ordering.
 Rich Bibliographic Content * provides a
wealth of bibliographic information as well as rich, value-added content
that helps you in collections development, reference, and acquisitions.
This value-added information includes:
-Over 11,000 Author Biographies
-Over 1,200,000 Annotations
-Over 700,000 Cover Images
-Over 400 Bestseller Lists & Awards from over 10 countries are tracked

-Over 140,000 Tables of Contents
-750,000 full-text reviews from 15 sources including Library Journal
and Choice (available with a subscription to with
·Comprehensive Publisher Information * detailed information on over
185,000 publishers enables you to easily contact them.

Key Benefits
·Be the first to learn about new releases and forthcoming books. 
Introducing Bowker*s New BIP Alert Service.  Enable staff and patrons
to save their own customized searches and receive alerts when new items
meeting their criteria are added to the database.
·Speed workflow with staff and patron searching of from within your digital collection management
system.  We now have this availability with Sirsi, Endeavor, Ex Libris,
GIS Information Systems, Auto-Graphics and GEAC - and are continually
working to add new vendors.
·Satisfy patron demand with targeted and quick searching from the only
recognized, unbiased and authoritative industry database to provide
title availability from domestic and international publishers.  
·Provide instant availability information with seamless links to your
OPAC through Hooks to HoldingsÔ and OCLC WorldCat, as well as real-time
stock availability from 49 distributors. 
·Streamline operations by never having to re-key information with
MARC21 download into ordering and cataloging automation systems.
·Enable patrons to preview and search full text of more than 9,000
books via Bowker*s partnership with ebrary. Subscription models
offering unlimited full-text viewing are also available.

·Order directly from within through Brodart,
Emery Pratt, Alibris (for rare and hard to find titles), AddAll (for
comparison shopping), and BookSurge (for Print-on-Demand).
Patron Friendly Service * patrons and librarians alike can use the
various featured rooms (Children*s Room, Fiction Room and Forthcoming
Book Room) to research and identify titles they are interested in.
·Meet the demand of your Spanish-speaking audience*with the addition
of over 200,000 new Spanish-language titles from Spain and Latin
American countries.  Bowker is the only US vendor receiving direct feeds
from Spanish and Mexican publishers.
·Full functionality on all records from all markets*items from all
markets will be available for all methods of browsing, forthcoming,
fiction and children*s rooms, bestsellers, awards, etc.
·Revised Search Results and Full Display pages*all features
(download, print, search my library*s catalog, etc) will be
streamlined and organized in one area. 
Maintain selected titles from page to page*you will have the option
of keeping your selected titles as you navigate between multiple search
results pages. 
 Contact Luis directly at [log in to unmask]  or (866)815-3332.

James W. Oliver
FEDLINK Vendor Services Coordinator
Library of Congress
Washington, DC 20540-4935
V-(202)707-4960, F-(202)707-4955
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