Skip to main content

Fast Facts

Authoritative bibliographic database
Search-Discover-Connect
20 Million Global Titles
  • Download a short description
  • Share

Overview

Books In Print ® is the leading bibliographic database for libraries, publishers, and retailers around the world.  From the enriched metadata that is supplied by publishers, Books In Print provides a valuable resource for Libraries in the process of making smart collection development and purchasing decisions.

Books In Print helps you search the marketplace, find the right title and explore all known formats options.

Character Search

Character Search allows you to search for a character from their favorite books and view search results for all titles the character appears in, and includes a brief synopsis of the character.

Find Similar

Find Similar allows you to see suggested similar titles based on search criteria, or search by specific tags found in Syndetics Book Profiles.

Browse

Browse will assist you in finding books based on authors,genres, or topics that interest you. Every query will returnsuggested titles, eliminating dead-end searches.

Search

Search everything in the market from books, ebooks, audio books, and videos, through a single Google-like search box, or create targeted result sets with Advanced Search.

Connect

Find favorite authors, genres, and purchase points. Libraries worldwide consult Books In Print® to find titles, create lists and decide which vendor, ebook platform, or online retailer to source the title.

Discovery

Find the right titles, save those titles and streamline workflows. Books In Print combines the most trusted and authoritative source for bibliographic information with powerful search, discovery and collection development tools designed specifically to streamline the book discovery and acquisition process.

Assessment

Intota™ Assessment – Unique new tool to analyze all your holdings.

One-Stop Shop Discovery Environment

Titles within Books In Print® offer a vast amount of information: professional reviews, tables of contents, full-text previews, cover images, author biographies, awards information, summaries and annotations, and much more.

Global Offering

Books In Print® contains over 20 million global titles (in print, out of print, and forthcoming), including books, ebooks, audio books, and multimedia. Books In print is available in two subscription levels; United States and Global edition.

Related Products

Resources for College Libraries™

Resources for College Libraries™ is the premier list of core print and electronic resources for academic libraries, featuring nearly 85,000 titles in 117 subjects. Brought to you by ACRL's Choice® and ProQuest.

Learn More

Bookwire App™

Bookwire™ app makes it easier for easier for people to discover, evaluate, order, and experience books—consumers, librarians, and booksellers. It can be used on an iPhone®, iPad®, or Android device.

Learn More

Intota™ Assessment

Provides the total picture of holdings, usage, and overlap for both monographs and serials, in both print and electronic formats. Manage collections and quantify library value based on real data.

Learn More

Blog

Hunt & Gather: The Fundamentals of Collection Assessment

Hunt & gather, verify, analyze, and disseminate are the 4 steps of collection assessment, which focus both on the collection and the use/user.

Learn More

A Librarian’s Guide to Becoming Data Driven

An interview with Michael Levine-Clark, Dean and Director of the University of Denver Libraries.

Learn More