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Please join Luis Cabrera, RR Bowker, for an in-depth review of Global
Books in Print online.
When: Wednesday July 23rd, 2008, 9:30 and 1:30
Where: FEDLINK Training Room, 216, LC Adams Bldg., 2nd and Independence
Ave. SE. Capitol South Metro stop is 2 blocks away.
Please e-mail Jim Oliver, [log in to unmask], to register for either session.
Please forward to colleagues who may have an interest in the subject
matter.

Globalbooksinprint.com Product Overview and Benefits:

 Authoritative Content * more than 16 million titles from Canada,  
United Kingdom, South Africa, New Zealand, United States, and Australia
including in-print, out-of-print, e-books, audio books, videos, and
on-demand titles.

Timely Bibliographic Information * Globalbooksinprint.com
bibliographic content is updated daily with over 90,000 updates per week
to ensure timely and accurate information for ordering.

 Rich Bibliographic Content * Globalbooksinprint.com provides a
wealth of bibliographic information that can help you enormously in
collections development, reference and acquisitions. This added
information includes:

 Over 10,000 Author Biographies
 Over 1,000,000 Annotations
 Stock data from over 20 world wide wholesalers
 Over 440,000 Cover Images
 Over 400 Bestseller Lists and Awards are tracked and are browse able
  Over 150,000 Tables of Contents
  2 Million full-text reviews from 14 sources including Library Journal
and Choice (available with a subscription to Globalbooksinprint.com with
Reviews)

  Save Time, Effort, and Staff Resources - Booksinprint.com provides
additional functionality that will save you time, effort and staff
resources. Such added features include:

 Bowker*s List facility * use the List feature to create, edit,
email, share, print and order download for acquisitions and collection
development.
 Download titles directly into your ILS from Booksinprint.com.
 Link to your OPAC through Bowker's Hooks-to-Holdings facility to
determine whether you have the title in your collection.
  Quickly identify what you are looking for by utilizing Bowker's
Advanced Search Delimiters.
 Check Availability and Stock Status through over 24
distributors/wholesalers, such as B&T, Blackwell, Alibris, Emery Pratt
and many more.
 Order directly from within Booksinprint.com 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.
 Intuitive Web Interface* makes locating titles simple and quick for
librarians and patrons.
 Remote Access* enables librarians and patrons to search for books
while away from the library.
 Comprehensive Publisher Information* detailed information on over
300,000 publishers enables you to easily contact them via the web. 
For more details please visit the new Books in print site to be
released this fall: 
http://www.bowkerinfo.com/bip2008/ 
 
Cordially,
Luis Cabrera
Federal & Latin American Markets
Bowker, a Cambridge Information Group Company
5322 North  5th Street
Arlington, Virginia  22203
866-815-3332 Toll Free
703-528-5010 Office
703-528-5016 Fax
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www.bowker.com 

Thanks,
Jim


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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http://www.loc.gov/flicc