Self-publishers who register through Bowker's Web site are now offered Data Conversion Laboratory's EPUB on Demand, the company's e-book conversion capability. "We searched for a reliable service that would enable our customers to retain ownership of their content and consistently produce an accurate, highly useable e-book," said Bowker's Beat Barblan. "We’re pleased to be working with DCL."

“Once an author has decided to self-publish, the next step of creating an eBook alongside print is obvious – it is too big a market. Not too far in the future I believe we’ll drop the “e” and we’ll just have books,” stated DCL CEO Mark Gross.