The Work

Some Data Observations

1. If I hear the term “eISBN” one more time, so help me God, I’m stopping the car and you can all walk home.

2. BISAC codes do so have a use. If you want to slice up the market broadly for a particular outreach attempt, BISAC codes are good for that.

3. BISAC codes are, however, no good if you want to granularly classify sub-book-level content. THAT MOMENT IS COMING. And it’s been here in the textbook market for a while.

4. Having SQL access to Bowker data is…

 

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