Metadata Supply & Multichannel Sales
Integration of New and Forthcoming Titles in Approval Plans, Newbooks.biz, Newsletters, Catalogue Data Exports & Web Services
for Publishersfor Publishers

 NEWBOOKS Solutions enriches our bibliographic data by adding curated marketing classifications and keywords to them. Thereafter they are sending the data as catalogue raw data to a significant number of booksellers worldwide. Moreover, Newbooks is integrating our enriched data into their software such as approval plan and eProcurement systems used by numerous relevant library suppliers and their institutional customers. Hence, our publications are channelled in a very targeted way and ordered by customers. Newbooks is very professional and they are also nice people to work with. 

Ove Kähler Vice President Operations
Brill

 Our partner for comprehensive and enriched bibliographic data from all English language publishers is Newbooks Solutions. They editorially enrich each single metadata record with BISAC, BIC and THEMA subject codes as well as additional keywords for our targeted marketing activities. What's more, their customer service is superb. I could not recommend them highly enough. 

Gavin Marcus CEO
Probook

 We are happy to list our publications in the NEWBOOKS Catalogues to be presented in numerous approval plans, eProcurement systems, new title alerts as well as comprehensive and enrichted catalogue data exports for library suppliers and corporate booksellers worldwide. 

Vanessa de Bueger International Sales & Marketing Director
Amsterdam University Press

 I think NEWBOOKS Solutions’ portfolio is a great solution for academic and professional publishers. Approval Plan systems for relevant library suppliers and eProcurement Systems for corporate booksellers ensure that our publications are exposed to their key accounts: acquisitions librarians and buyers within companies, libraries and public institutions. Moreover, the editorial team at NEWBOOKS Solutions enriches our bibliodata with trade classifications like BISAC, BIC, THEMA as well as keywords. 

Richard Howells Director of International Sales and Marketing
Harvard University Press

 Bibliographic data from the Newbooks Catalogues - comprehensively enriched and precisely classified. This is quality with which we can score points with our customers! 

Christoph Kaeder WebShop Manager
Schweitzer Fachinformationen

 Metadata quality is an issue of high strategic priority for us. In this context, the way in which NEWBOOKS enriches metadata for books, journals and online databases as well as prepares them for consistent and unified search adds significant value to our customer information and thus a sales relevant added value to us as a company. 

Eckart Schlapp CEO
Hugendubel Fachinformationen

 NEWBOOKS Solutions has professionally enriched our complete publication program at Random House with THEMA marketing classifications and keywords. 

Dorette Peters Head of Sales
Random House

Benefits

  • Precise Classification
    THEMA, BIC, BISAC
    LCC, LCSH, DDC

Benefits

  • Keyword Indexing
    Higher visibility by using our subject-specific keyword extraction tool

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  • Alerting Services
    Integration of title records in our SaaS solutions – used by corporate and library suppliers

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  • Raw Data Feeds
    Catalogue Data Exports
    Web Services

Benefits

  • Participating publishers
    retrieve classifications and keywords for own use

Participating publishers let us integrate their title records into approval plans, bibliographic library software, our standard eProcurement system Newbooks.biz, thousands of newsletter alerting services and catalogue data exports for corporate and library suppliers.

Our cataloguing team adds subject classifications according to our highly differenciated classification scheme, containing over 2,500 subject areas. In addition, publishers’ metadata will be equipped with keywords to increase discoverability of each title.

Corporate and library suppliers as well as library service providers use our SaaS solutions to inform their B2B customers: corporate customers, libraries, public authorities, individual academics, scientists and professionals.

Subject Classification & Keywords
Best possible discoverability in trade and end-customer marketing
for Publishersfor Publishersfor Booksellersfor Booksellersfor Librariesfor Librariesfor Library Consortiafor Library Consortia

 The newly allocated enrichment of our metadata by NEWBOOKS have been extremely successful. The increased data quality by the editorial staff has fully met our high expectations and professional requirements. Timely, transparent and friendly. Reloading the data into our publisher system did work seamlessly. We can absolutely recommend the allocation of subject classifications and keywords by NEWBOOKS Solutions. 

Nicola Itzek Head of Sales
Dr. Otto Schmidt

 Newbooks Solutions has professionally enriched our complete publication program at Random House with THEMA marketing classifications and keywords. 

Dorette Peters Head of Sales Promotion
Random House

 Our partner for comprehensive and enriched bibliographic data from all English language publishers is Newbooks Solutions. They editorially enrich each single metadata record with BISAC, BIC and THEMA subject codes as well as additional keywords for our targeted marketing activities. What's more, their customer service is superb. I could not recommend them highly enough. 

Gavin Marcus CEO
Probook

 Newbooks Solutions enriches our bibliographic data by adding curated marketing classifications and keywords to them. Thereafter they are sending the data as catalogue raw data to a significant number of booksellers worldwide. Moreover, Newbooks is integrating our enriched data into their software such as approval plan and eProcurement systems used by numerous relevant library suppliers and their institutional customers. Hence, our publications are channelled in a very targeted way and ordered by customers. Newbooks is very professional and they are also nice people to work with. 

Ove Kähler Vice President Operations
Brill

 I think NEWBOOKS Solutions’ portfolio is a great solution for academic and professional publishers. Approval Plan systems for relevant library suppliers and eProcurement Systems for corporate booksellers ensure that our publications are exposed to their key accounts: acquisitions librarians and buyers within companies, libraries and public institutions. Moreover, the editorial team at NEWBOOKS Solutions enriches our bibliodata with trade classifications like BISAC, BIC, THEMA as well as keywords. 

Richard Howells Director of International Sales and Marketing
Harvard University Press

 We are happy to list our publications in the NEWBOOKS Catalogues to be presented in numerous approval plans, eProcurement systems, new title alerts as well as comprehensive and enrichted catalogue data exports for library suppliers and corporate booksellers worldwide. 

Vanessa de Bueger International Sales & Marketing Director
Amsterdam University Press

Benefits

  • Best possible discoverability through professional classification and precise subject-specific keyword indexing

Benefits

  • Better organisation in subject areas for trade and library partners

Benefits

  • Interest-specific information for customers, through thematic profiles in New Title Alerts and Approval Plans

No matter how good a book actually is, it sells only if it is being found.

This can be made possible with high quality and in-depth metadata. Thus, the quality, completeness and timeliness of your metadata determine whether your publication can be found at all and who finds it. Perhaps then metadata is the most vital instrument for publishers to win and steer their readers' attention.

An equally important marketing challenge is to strategically abstract and select keywords/metadata tags in your book metadata to achieve better results in the discoverability of your book.

Our professional team of experts can help you in this respect so that your book will be found precisely for the subject areas and current topics you want it to be.

Table of Fees

Description of Service            Price per Title Duration  
Subject Classification (THEMA, BIC, BISAC) 2,50 € One-off (or yearly flatrate according to the estimated amount of new titles per year)  
Keyword Indexing (Subject-specific metadata tagging) 3,50 € One-off (or yearly flatrate according to the estimated amount of new titles per year)  
 

CAKE
Keywords & Classifications sell Books
for Publishersfor Publishersfor Booksellersfor Booksellers

 The newly allocated enrichment of our metadata by NEWBOOKS have been extremely successful. The increased data quality by the editorial staff has fully met our high expectations and professional requirements. Timely, transparent and friendly. Reloading the data into our publisher system did work seamlessly. We can absolutely recommend the allocation of subject classifications and keywords by NEWBOOKS Solutions. 

Nicola Itzek Head of Sales
Dr. Otto Schmidt

 Having our metadata enriched with keywords by NEWBOOKS Solutions further refines and standardizes the extent to which our titles are indexed and hence significantly increases the discoverability of our titles. 

Henning Schönenberger Director Product Data and Metadata
Springer Nature

 NEWBOOKS Solutions has professionally enriched our complete publication program at Random House with THEMA marketing classifications and keywords. 

Dorette Peters Head of Sales
Random House

 NEWBOOKS Solutions enriches our bibliographic data by adding curated marketing classifications and keywords to them. Thereafter they are sending the data as catalogue raw data to a significant number of booksellers worldwide. Moreover, Newbooks is integrating our enriched data into their software such as approval plan and eProcurement systems used by numerous relevant library suppliers and their institutional customers. Hence, our publications are channelled in a very targeted way and ordered by customers. Newbooks is very professional and they are also nice people to work with. 

Ove Kähler Vice President Operations
Brill
Fully automated generation of Keywords and Marketing Classifications

Discoverability

Optimal discoverability online by precise:

  • Keywords
  • Marketing Classifications

Subject-Specific

Precise subject codes for publishers to be displayed in

  • Webshops/Portals
  • New Title Alerts
  • Approval Plans

Marketing Classifications

  • THEMA
  • BIC
  • BISAC

No matter how good a book is - it only sells if it is found. This is only possible with high quality product metadata, especially keywords and marketing classifications.
The quality of the metadata determines whether it can be found at all and who can find it. Metadata is perhaps the most precise tool for publishers to attract buyers' attention and generate orders.

Tagged automatically

Our web-based tool CAKE automatically generates keywords for publications of all kinds. The NEWBOOKS keyword index, which has been editorially maintained for over 10 years, is the basis for this service. The index contains thematically structured data. The service is available for € 99 per month. Backlist product stocks are calculated based on the volume of records to be processed. Please ask us for an individual offer in case you want to equipp your backlist with keywords.

Receive data conveniently

The common bibliographical metadata of the relevant titles in the standard ONIX format are completely sufficient for generating keywords. Upon request, CAKE can also include full texts or parts of the full text in the process of finding keywords. This means that manual effort is no longer necessary! Title data is only uploaded by the publisher and CAKE takes care of the keywording in real time. The data is then conveniently made available for download or via interfaces in the publishing system.

Classify, send, monitor, dynamically tag ...

In addition, CAKE is integrated into our "Metadata Management" system and thus becomes THE complete solution for publishers: creation, administration, export / reference and monitoring of comprehensively enriched metadata for retailers. With CAKE, the best sales opportunities for the publishing program - be it back or front list - are created and the established marketing activities / routines are optimally supported.

Roadmap

  • Classifications: Generation of important marketing classifications such as THEMA, BIC, BISAC
  • External Data: Connection of external data sources and vocabularies
  • Dynamic keywording: "Historical" keywords are checked and, if necessary, supplemented and / or replaced by new (current terms / trends)
  • Automatical dissemination: export and dispatch of bibliographic data in the standard data exchange format ONIX to relevant trading platforms.
  • Dashboard:
    a) Monitoring: Sales-relevant platforms (e.g. Amazon) are checked for rankings of publications and continuously monitored. In addition, the reporting whether the bibliographic data are equipped with the correct shop categories (e.g. "Amazon Leaf Nodes").
    b) Quality check "Best-of" data set: Our NEWBOOKS editorial team will check the quality before sending.

Fees

Service Setup Fee
Subscription 99,- € 99,- € per month
Backlist Project    Individual offer
 

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