Find and be found: ADB makes your business life easier.

The business directory (Adress Book of the German Speaking Book Industry, ADB) includes contact details of all companies of the book trade in Germany, Austria and Switzerland: booksellers, editions, author's editions, distributers, publisher's representatives, agencies and book trade organizations.

Present your Company as Part of the Book Industry

With the listing of your business on it will be searchable, visible and be noticed as part of the book industry. You can add supplementary details to your adress and communication data, such as deliverers, subject areas and bank account details. Thus your information gets available for orders, requests and settlements. And - given that you update the data regularly - always with the correct details.

Looking for Adress Details - and Finding them

On you can research the adresses of about 7,500 booksellers and around 24,000 publishers as well as author's editions, distributers, publishers representatives, agencies and book trade organizations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland free of charge.

The company entries include several important information for business transactions within the book industry, such as "Verkehrsnummer" , membership of book trade associations, deliverers and much more. Moreover ADB is the official ISBN registry and thus a reliable tool for searching ISBN publisher numbers and ISBN single numbers for example.

For an accurate online research the user profits from a variety of selection criteria which can be combined with each other. Links allow a user friendly presentation of imprints and comany affiliations on the platform. The data is maintained continously by the ADB editorial staff. Moreover users can update their adress and company information online by themselves.