Editors' Association of Canada

Books and book publishing

Book-related sites

Book Arts Web
Maintained by bookbinder and librarian Peter D. Verheyen, this site features links to a large selection of other book arts sites on the web, the Book_Arts-L FAQ subscription information, and searchable archives.

Book Industry Communication (UK)
BIC activities include the development and promotion of EDI (the electronic transmission of information and commercial messages between computer systems), bar coding, bibliographic standards, electronic security tagging, library management information and information networking.

Book Industry Study Group
The Book Industry Study Group, a membership-supported, not-for-profit research organization, comprises organizations from every sector of the publishing community. Its goal is to provide accurate and current research information about the industry for its members and others.

Books A to Z Publishing Resources

theBookseller.com (UK)

BookWhere — Internet Search and Retrieval Software
BookWhere? is a software package that runs on the Microsoft Windows operating system and allows the user to search remote databases for published material of interest.

BookWire is a comprehensive source of book industry information. BookWire includes book industry news, features, reviews, original fiction, guides to literary events, author interviews, thousands of annotated links to book-related sites, and more.

Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild
CBBAG celebrates the book arts: bookbinding, papermaking, calligraphy, letterpress printing and typography, wood engraving, paper decorating, and conservation. Includes an extensive collection of links to other book arts sites.

Canadian Book Review Annual
Monthly reviews and ordering information for CBRA, a comprehensive source of reviews of English-language trade, scholarly, and reference books published in Canada each year.

Center for the Book in the Library of Congress
The Center for the Book was established in 1977 to stimulate public interest in books, reading, libraries, and literacy.

On-Line Books Page
A directory of thousands of books that can be freely read on the Internet, plus news, features, and links to electronic archives.

Library and Archives Canada Services / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada
Contains general information about the National Library's programs for publishers, Cataloguing in Publication (CIP), International Standard Book Number (ISBN), International Standard Music Number (ISMN), International Standard Serial Number (ISSN), legal deposit, and Forthcoming Books (a monthly listing of new Canadian publications).

The Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing was created in 1991 to provide a global network for book historians. SHARP now has about 1000 members in 20 countries, including professors of literature, historians, librarians, publishing professionals, sociologists, bibliophiles, classicists, booksellers, art historians, reading instructors, and independent scholars. The site contains many links related to the history of the book, publishing, printing, and the book arts.

Toronto Centre for the Book
The Toronto Centre for the Book has been established in order to bring together University of Toronto faculty, librarians, students, and members of the general public who are interested in the past, present, and future of the book and in all aspects of the creation, diffusion, and reception of the written word.


AcqWeb's Directory of Publishers and Vendors

Association of Canadian Publishers
A downloadable list of current member publishers.

Canadian Publishers’ Records Database
Index of online Canadian book publishers, published by Simon Fraser University.

Canadian Literature (CanLit)
CanLit maintains a dynamic list of Canadian publishers.

Every Writers Resource
Database of literary magazines, book publishers, magazine publishers, genre magazines (horror, and science fiction and fantasy), awards, and resources for screen writers, freelance writers, and writers’ social networks.

Literary Press Group of Canada
The Literary Press Group of Canada is a non-profit association of Canadian-owned and operated book publishers.

Online Publishers Association
The OPA was founded in 2001, and is a not-for-profit trade organization representing high-quality online content providers before the press, government, advertising community, and the public. The association also produces groundbreaking research into online advertising and media consumption to advance the online publishing industry. Contains links to publisher members, including many online magazines and newspapers.

Publishers' Catalogues Home Page
Extensive list of links for Canadian, international, and online publishers and publishing associations, maintained by Peter Scott of Saskatoon.

Extensive directory of magazine, newspaper, and book publishing companies from around the world, as well as publishing news and events.

Scholarly Open Access
Beall’s list of "potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers” of medical, scientific, and academic journals.

SHERPA/RoMEO — List of all publishers
Huge list of all genres of publishing companies from around the world.

Voice of the Shuttle: Publishers and Booksellers Page

YAHOO!: Index of Publishers