Friday, November 12, 2010

Self-Published Titles Topped 764,000 in 2009

According to the article  "Self-Published Titles Topped 764,000 in 2009 as Traditional Output Dipped", self published titles caused the total book titles published to increase by 87% to over a million titles from 2008 to 2009.

It's never been so easy to be a published author. But how would copyright libraries such as the Library of Congress and the Bodleian Library cope with such unforeseen explosion of book titles?

[see Bowker's statistics (pdf)]

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