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Company Overview of R.R. Bowker LLC

Company Overview

R.R. Bowker LLC provides bibliographic information management solutions to publishers, booksellers, and libraries. The company offers library services, such as bibliographic databases, catalogue enrichment, collection analysis, and mobile access solutions; and identifier services, including identifier tools, international standard book number, bookland EAN barcode, book sales widget, international standard text code, international standard name identifier, digital object identifier, and standard address number solutions. It also provides publishing workflow solutions; title submission services, such as ebook metadata, educational and academic metadata, self-published authors, small to medium...

630 Central Avenue

New Providence, NJ 07974

United States

Founded in 1872





Key Executives for R.R. Bowker LLC

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 50
Chief Operating Officer of New Providence N.j
Senior Vice President and General Manager of Library Division
Senior Vice President of Data Services-New Providence
Vice President of Business Development
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

R.R. Bowker LLC Key Developments

Nielsen Signs Agreement with R.R. Bowker to Acquire Business Intelligence and Commerce Solutions Products

Nielsen and R.R. Bowker have signed a definitive agreement for Nielsen to acquire Bowker's Business Intelligence and Commerce Solutions products. This acquisition will build on Nielsen's existing global book intelligence by adding enhanced offerings in transaction services and sales measurement and analysis. Bowker's Business Intelligence and Commerce Solutions products will be integrated into Nielsen's book portfolio upon completion of the acquisition. Nielsen will soon be able to measure the impact of eBook sales in the U.S. and U.K. and provide insights and trends around the volume and value of book sales by various demographic criteria. Nielsen will also be able to offer for the first time a B2B service that enables retailers to source and order books throughout the English-language book market. This acquisition of select Bowker products underscores Nielsen's desire to advance the holistic understanding and supply chain efficiency of the global book industry.

R.R. Bowker LLC Teams with Vook to Offer Ebook Creation and Distribution Services

R.R. Bowker LLC announced that it is teaming with Vook to enrich the offerings available on Bowker's acclaimed site. Now, in addition to accessing Bowker's ISBN and metadata services on, authors will be able to purchase Vook's ebook production and distribution solutions, all from one location. Vook's distribution network includes major e-retailers Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Apple. With the ability to offer ebook production and distribution through Vook, Bowker has become a turn-key solution for authors who want to bring their books to market quickly. Leveraging Vook's ebook capabilities, Bowker is able to offer its customers easy access to services that can aid in the distribution and accounting for their ebooks.

Data Conversion Laboratory Teams with Bowker to Support Self Publishers

Data Conversion Laboratory (DCL) is teaming with Bowker to better serve the self-publishing market. Bowker Identifier Services will now offer self-publishers DCL's robust EPUB on Demand eBook Product Service through Bowker's website.

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