MVB - services at your disposal

We support publishers and booksellers with a wide range of services and products and enable them to increase their efficiency by setting centralized standards for the book market.

As a subsidiary of German Publishers & Booksellers Association – the Börsenverein – the services provided by MVB reach the highest portion of German speaking bookmarket possible.

“Börsenblatt” is the market leader among business magazines for the publishing and bookselling industry in Germany. It is an essential source of information for distributors, librarians, authors, journalists and people engaged in the cultural sector. The related website boersenblatt.net is our online news and communication platform with a steadily growing number of users. Are you interested in placing an effective adverstisement? Please contact our key account managers for further information.

Verzeichnis Lieferbarer Bücher (VLB) is known as the largest professional bibliographical searching tool and source of up-to-date trade information on German books in print. Moreover, VLB is the database for price reference of German books with fixed retail prices. In August 2016, we launched the prototype of a Portuguese VLB, called Books in Print Brasil. The project is a cooperation with the Brazilian Publishers Association Câmara Brasileira do Livro (CBL) and the Frankfurt Book Fair.

VLB-Services provides extensive expertise in metadata maintenance for the publishing industry. The portfolio ranges from editorial services of metadata to data delivery to trade partners. It also includes monitoring of data, training and consulting. Core areas are the assigning of key words and thema classifications as well as training and consulting on all workflow related topics.

VLB-TIX is an interactive, web-based service program that allows publishers to present their new titles. With VLB-TIX, new titles are found, understood better and properly assessed. Not only can titles be provided with additional product information, they can also be prepared so that they are exactly suitable for and can be passed on to the relevant target groups. Indeed, booksellers, journalists, bloggers and readers are not just able to thumb through publisher catalogues, but can also inform themselves about particular topics and areas of interest in accordance with their requirements regardless of the publisher.

For further information on any of our products, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

MVB - international Clients