1. Preview-a-Book, our sister company, is a free service for publishers which creates, aggregates and distributes first chapter excerpts to industry partners including NetGalley, BN.com, Baker & Taylor TitleSource, EBSCO/host, ArcaMax, Cokesbury and libraries subscribing to OCLC FirstSearch/WorldCat. When publishers opt-in to Preview-a-Book, excerpts are created, automatically delivered to NetGalley and added to book records.
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2. NetGalley also accepts excerpts delivered within the publisher's ONIX feed.
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Please note, Preview-a-Book does not currently support image-heavy books. Graphic novels, picture books, and other graphically-designed titles will not be excerpted.