Discovery services for booksellers & libraries

Nielsen BookData offers a unique range of services.


Search & Select
Nielsen BookData Online
Record Supply Service
Bibliographic Data

Nielsen BookData offers a unique range of services, from search and selection solutions to providing MARC records for library cataloguing and enriched data for bookshop websites and internal systems.

  •  Trusted bibliographic data for selecting new titles or back stock
  •  A consistent and reliable source of up to date and enriched English-language book metadata
  •  Gathered from a wide range of sources to maximise our coverage
  •  Multiple datasets harmonised into the industry standard formats you need to feed your systems
    (i.e. ONIX or MARC)

Search & Select
Whatever your selection processes, whether they are in house, via a third party or based on library user requests, we are able to provide an integrated solution.

Nielsen BookData Online
Our online service is a fast, flexible and efficient way to search for titles, respond to customer enquiries and replenish stock. It enables you to search our database to check bibliographic detail, the latest price and  availability information, as well as perform searches and rank your results by BookScan chart position to ensure you have the most popular titles in stock.

Nielsen BookData Record Supply Service
Our Nielsen Book Record Supply Service enables you to create a personalised data feed from the Nielsen Book bibliographic database to enhance your website and/or build and maintain your company’s product database to enhance the service you offer your customers.

For more information on our Discovery Services email:

Existing Record Supply Service clients: we have developed a new, state-of-the-art data delivery system which will allow us to provide more enriched data, faster, and includes a complete upgrade to Thema. We will be migrating you to the new system in the coming months and will guide you through the process. For more information and to start your migration contact your Account Manager or email

BA Members
We offer a number of our services to BA Members at specially reduced rates, for more information: click here

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