Publishers Directory, 36th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1414460619
  • ISBN-13: 9781414460611
  • DDC: 070.5
  • eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2010, 2009
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released April 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Provides current information on over 20,000 publishers and distributors in an A-Z arrangement first by publishers, then by distributors.

Publishers Directory entries contain full organization contact information, including corporate e-mails and websites when provided. In addition, most entries feature a wealth of descriptive information (when available), including principal officers with personal e-mails; year founded; annual sales; number of titles per year, including an estimate for current year; total title count; discount policy; percentage of sales breakdown; descriptive text; subjects covered; and detailed returns policy.

Users can see alternate formats offered, including audio, Braille, calendars, CD-ROM, diskette, DVD, large print, microform, online, posters/printers, and video.

Volume 3 continues with three indexes: Subject Index; Geographic Index; and Publishers, Imprints, and Distributors Index.

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Features and Benefits

  • This edition adds over 770 new or previously unlisted publishers -- hundreds of entries describe organizations not previously listed in PD, including publishers of electronic products. As well as new entries, continued research has resulted in thousands of changes to organization names, addresses, and other key details.
  • Up to 30 pieces of information are provided for each entry listed.
  • The Subject Index provides publishers under subject codes from abortion to zoology.
  • The Geographic Index is arranged by state then by city with full address information.
  • The Publishers, Imprints, and Distributors Index lists in alphabetical sequence, a list of all active publishers and distributors, as well as imprints, divisions, subsidiaries, affiliates, parent organizations, and former names. Also contains inactive and defunct entries which are duly noted.

What's New

  • Alphabetic arrangement of listings — first by publisher, then by distributor.


"...a well-known guide to publishers and distributors for libraries, booksellers, and others in the book industry...a standard in the industry and should be acquired by all large public and academic libraries." --ARBA (2004)


"A one-stop comprehensive resource for detailed information on almost 20,000 American and Canadian publishers, distributors, and wholesalers, Publishers Directory is a well-established source for information about the publishing world." --ARBA, August 2008


Table of Contents

User's Guide.
Publishers of the U.S. and Canada (A-H.
User's Guide.
Publishers of the U.S. and Canada (I-S).
User's Guide.
Publishers of the U.S. and Canada (T-Z).
Distributors of the U.S. and Canada (A-Z).
Subject Index.
Geographic Index.
Publishers, Imprints, and Distributors Index.