​Book publishing and bookselling


Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers
Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers Information about the association and their research and publications.
www.alpsp.org

Book Industry Communication
Organisation set up by various bodies, including the British Library, to develop standards for electronic commerce and communication in the book & serials industry. Includes information about ISBNs, digital publishing and industry initiatives.
www.bic.org.uk

Book Marketing Society
Representative body of marketing within the book industry. Organises events, meetings and awards.
www.bookmarketingsociety.co.uk

The Book Partnership
Set up to support and provide services to independent booksellers, particularly information services.
www.bookpartnership.com

BookBrunch
News and information about the book publishing industry.
www.bookbrunch.co.uk

The Bookseller
Provides news on latest developments in the book business and information on new publications. With daily news and comments combined with special features, author interviews, career advice, recruitment opportunities, interactive forums, bestseller charts and searchable archives. Online version of The Bookseller magazine.
www.thebookseller.com

The Booksellers Association of Great Britain & Ireland
Main representative body for book retailers in the UK & Ireland. Access to booksellers & publishers directories and other supplier guides. Also book industry statistics, research and details of events and services offered by the Association.
www.booksellers.org.uk
Industry reports - including sales figures by category, information about aspects of the book trade etc.
http://www.booksellers.org.uk/industryreports

European Booksellers Federation
Europe‐wide federation of booksellers. Site gives details of events.
www.ebf-eu.org

Independent Publishers Guild
Small publishers association with special groups for academic, children’s and supply chain issues. Details of events and awards and a guide to getting published.
www.ipg.uk.com

London Book Fair
The UK’s leading book industry event held in April each year. List of exhibitors and details of the International Rights Centre present at each event.
www.londonbookfair.co.uk

Nielsen Bookdata
Providers of book information to booksellers for publishers. They are the UK agency for allocation International Standard Book Numbers (ISBNs).
www.nielsenbookdata.co.uk

Publishers Association
Leading trade body for publishers of books, journals and electronic media in the UK. Information on publishing, careers, market information and statistics. Also guidelines for publishers and details of electronic market reports from their online publisher Global Publishing Information.
www.publishers.org.uk

The Publishing Training Centre at Book House
Major accredited training provider for the publishing industry. Runs courses including distance learning and in‐company training schemes. Covers all aspects of publishing including editing, IT, management, production, proof‐reading etc.
www.train4publishing.co.uk

Antiquarian Booksellers Association
Association of the fine & rare book dealers in the UK.
www.aba.org.uk

Provincial Bookfairs Association
Association of book dealers & organisers of bookfairs.
www.booksatpbfa.com