Services for Libraries & Library Suppliers

Libraries: Enhance your catalogue with images and descriptive content using Nielsen BookData's Catalogue Enrichment Service. Nielsen BookData can provide over 8.3 million jacket/cover images and over 16.2 million in-print and forthcoming titles which include descriptions and Tables of Contents for UK publications plus 2.9 million out-of-print titles. In addition we have over 3.2 million Australian, New Zealand and South African published titles and 11.9 million US titles.
Our high quality information is designed to make your catalogue more appealing to your users. The data is supplied in a tailored format according to your requirements or can be accessed using dynamic XML.

Catalogue records
Nielsen BookData MARC is a new service from Nielsen BookData which provides library quality MARC records from our database of over 16.9 million English-language titles (in print and forthcoming) plus 2.9 million out-of-print records, through a flexible data feed. 

The service allows access to titles published all over the world, with the latest price and availability, and is enhanced by British Library MARC information to deliver an unrivalled feed of UKMARC and MARC21 data from one unique source. 

Nielsen BookData MARC includes records from over 60,000 publishers (large and small) based in the UK, Ireland, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and over 70 other countries. In addition we work closely with US data suppliers so you will be able to access 11.9 million US records, providing the most comprehensive international coverage of rich data, supplemented by up-to-date trade information. 

For more information about any of our services please contact  

Nielsen BookData Online – search and selection
Our online service enables you to search, discover and verify book titles quickly, efficiently and accurately saving time and money. The intuitive functionality allows search results to be shared by email or print. Nielsen BookData Online includes over 16.2 million titles and provides users with:

  • Thirty different search fields, including 10 and 13-digit ISBNs
  • Worldwide availability
  • Enhanced content - author biographies and reviews
  • Jacket images, descriptions/Tables of Contents when available.

Register for a free trial at