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Books In Print with Reviews

“BIP”

Now available online and updated weekly. Citrus college paid $1429 for its 2004 subscription. The online version is updated weekly. BIP with Reviews is also available in fiche, CD-ROM, and print. Online it is found at http://www.booksinprint.com

Typical Questions

How much does Snowbound cost? I wonder if there are any critical reviews on my oral presentation book. I want to see if there is a paperback edition of a book. I want to write to a publisher, what’s the address? Are there any audio or video products on James Baldwin?

Purpose

To find price and availability for purchase of books, and Audio Visual materials, with full text reviews.

Scope:

Audience:

Individuals, libraries, bookstores, jobbers, and corporations.

Dates of Coverage:

1979-date. Includes out of print, in print, and forthcoming titles. 16,000 entries are added monthly.

How to use:

Boolean Searchable by keyword, audience, or reading level, publisher, format, awards, bestsellers, whether reviewed or not, etc.

Major strength:

Largest bibliographic database for books and Audio Visual materials.

Weakness:

Has many errors, and slow response times. There is not enough AV materials included.

LCSH: 1. Bibliography. 2. Catalogs, Publishers

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