“Springer offers a variety of metadata formats for many different customers and business partners. Most of our metadata services are completely free of charge. Of course, electronic systems and transfer protocols must be available; we are happy to advise you on the system that is most appropriate for your …
“Google has released a white paper that shows a proportional impact on a movie’s box office success based on the number of searches that it receives.”
“At BookExpo this week, 3M Library Systems will unveil its publisher portal, allowing publishers to stop by the booth and test drive the level of feedback that they can receive whenever their titles have activity through partner libraries.”
“GoodEReader sat down with Steve Potash, CEO of OverDrive, and Dominique Raccah, CEO of Sourcebooks, at this week’s BookExpo America event to talk about the early results of their joint experiment in ebook lending, the Big Library Read. This experiment made one Sourcebooks title, The Four Corners of the …
Sourcebooks and Overdrive are working together to demonstrate data on how influential libraries are on book sales.
“The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.”
Chart showing what people read versus what they share with friends.
Aaron Stanton, founder of BookLamp, compared the sexiness of 50 Shades of Grey with other publications, using metadata.
Add extra material and metadata to your book, making it more searchable, with Bookxtra.
A new abstract and keyword indexing system, from Scope.
Authors can use Social Explorer to research their target audience.
Four types of links that will help websites rank higher on search engines.
A new way of #visualizing who, what, where, when, and how people are tweeting about you. The idea is to figure out “how conversations and people truly connect to each other.”
Good metadata leads to increased book sales.
According to Publisher’s Weekly, metadata helps readers discover books, which increases sales.