The Books in Print Supplement, now in its 57th Edition, is the essential mid-year companion to R.R. Bowker’s Books in Print publication, providing the latest book publishing updates to readers and library patrons across the country. Issued six months after Books in Print, this title is a must for keeping pace with the hundreds of thousands of changes happening in the publishing industry each year.
This three-volume, 8,400-page resource provides details on over 325,000 titles with price, address, or other major changes; including over 300,000 altogether new titles; and announces over 35,000 bindings that have gone out of print or out of stock indefinitely in the last six months.
2020/2021’s Books in Print Supplement is separated into three large volumes, the first for Title Index A – P, the second for Title Index Q – Z and a Subject Index which is arranged alphabetically by subject. And the third volume is for an Author Index, Publisher Name Index, and Wholesaler & Distributor Name Index. All indexes are presented alphabetically, then numerically, ensuring effortless research for the user.
Entries in the Title Index include the following bibliographic information, when available: author, coauthor, editor, co-editor, translator, co-translator, title, number of volumes, edition, series information, page numbers, language if other than English, whether or not illustrated, grade range, year of publication, type of binding if other than cloth over boards, price, ISBN, publisher's order number, imprint, publisher, and U.S. distributor.
For years, R.R. Bowker’s Books in Print Supplement has served as a top-shelf resource for librarians and their young patrons across the country. Used in conjunction with R.R. Bowker’s Books in Print, this resource is crucial in ensuring that libraries and bookstores have access to the most accurate ordering and bibliographical information throughout the year.