Prize Winner Announced

Rufus Cuthbert, Marketing Manager at Endeavour Media, won the prize of a magnum of champagne at the BDS stand during the London Book Fair, held at London’s Kensington Olympia in April. The competition simply required visitors to the BDS stand to drop their business card into a “hat” from which… Read more »

BDS Supply Blackwell’s Library Customers

BDS has signed a deal with Blackwell’s UK to supply profiled MARC records direct to academic libraries. Blackwell’s UK works with all major academic publishers and supplies books in print and digital formats to academic institutions across the country. Sarah Armitage, Director of Library Sales at BDS, says, “The quality… Read more »

BDS in Bokbasen Deal

BDS has signed a deal with Norwegian metadata supplier Bokbasen. BDS will supply information on selected English language UK book publications in ONIX 3 to Bokbasen for supply to Norwegian libraries and retailers. “Bokbasen has recently expanded its “metadata for libraries” service in the Norwegian market and is very happy… Read more »

BDS Retains BL CIP Contract

BDS is delighted to announce that it has retained the contract with the British Library for the Cataloguing-in-Publication Programme, a contract it has held since 1995. A rigorous tendering process saw BDS, partnered by Nielsen Book, secure the contract to catalogue all new physical and digital publications produced in the… Read more »

Jenny Wright to Chair RDA Committee

Jenny Wright, Chief Metadata Officer at BDS, is to take the Chair of the CILIP/BL RDA Committee. The appointment allows for a consolidation of representation regarding the new governance of the RDA standard. As well as chairing the CILIP/BL RDA Committee, Jenny will become CILIP/CIG’s nominated representative to EURIG, the… Read more »