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Natalie Meyers is a freelance writer and editor with more than 15 years of experience. As an English major and a psychology graduate, she worked as a teacher and a counselor. As a writer, she's covered a diverse range of topics from technology to publishing. She is an avid reader who believes that books help us become more authentic versions of ourselves. At BookScouter, she's doing smart and engaged writing about all things books.

How to Access Book Information via ISBN: Book Databases Overview

All about books, Book arbitrage By May 18, 2022 Tags: , , No Comments

If you need to pull up book data for millions of books (e.g., from the standard information book title, author, and cover art to less conventional data such as book reviews and price info), where can you get it? By accessing a book database, obviously. In this article, we’ll review and analyze the most popular book databases (both paid and free) with relatively open APIs that can help you retrieve book information by ISBN.

College Students and Mental Health: 5 Tips to Stay Sane

Study tips By May 13, 2022 Tags: , No Comments

Attending college is exciting, but it comes with many challenges. If you are a student, you are probably fighting several battles at once, trying to keep up with the workload, meeting deadlines, and managing your budget. Add the pandemic to the equation. In the midst of it all, you’re also trying hard to network and socialize. It may not sound like much, but all these extra challenges can impact your mental health. And they do—numerous studies prove that there are plenty of reasons to be more worried about the mental health of college students than ever before.

ISBN Prefix 979 Explained

All about books By April 19, 2022 Tags: , No Comments

The U.S. ISBN Agency has been assigning the 978 prefix to 13-digit ISBNs since 2007. In the previous article, we’ve explained the difference between 10- and 13-digit ISBNs and how both systems could be contained with the help of the 978 prefix. However, blocks of ISBN-13s built on existing ISBN-10s are exhausted. Therefore, the U.S. ISBN Agency has begun assigning ISBNs starting with the prefix element 979.

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