A recent analysis by Bowker, whose Identifier Services is the official U.S. ISBN agency, found that the number of ISBNs associated with self-published books climbed 437% between 2008 and 2013.
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The number of self-published titles in 2013 increased to more than 458,564, up 17 per cent over 2012 and some 437 per cent over 2008, according to an analysis of U.S. ISBN data by ProQuest affiliate Bowker.
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