Canadian print publishing pathfinder

MAGAZINES

Alberta
Association of Magazine Publishers
http://www.albertamagazines.com/

Alberta Association of Magazine Publishers offers a members list. The listing provides magazine details including frequency, price, and a description of the publication.

Columbia Association of Magazine Publishers
http://www.bcamp.bc.ca/

The British Columbia Association of Magazine Publishers (BCAMP) provides membership directory on magazines published in BC. The directory is split up into nine sub-sections: culture, education, leisure and recreation, lifestyle, literary, nature and environment, news and opinion, scholarly, and special interest.

Magazines Canada
http://www.cmpa.ca/

The foremost professional magazine industry association, Magazines Canada represents over 300 of Canada’s consumer titles. The site offers a magazine list that provides publication information for each magazine. The magazine list can be searched alphabetically or by subject. The site also offers services to libraries as well as communication, marketing and advertising services.

BOOKS

The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia
http://www.books.bc.ca/

The Association of Book Publishers of British Columbia provides a member’s directory. Each listing offers details on a publisher’s genre, submission guidelines, and notable titles published. The publishing information section provides industry resources and references. Headings include access copyright, copyright, ISBN, ISSN and barcodes, legal deposit etc.

The Association of Canadian Publishers
http://publishers.ca/

With members in all provinces and publishing sectors, the Association of Canadian Publishers represents about 140 Canadian-owned book publishers across the country. The site provides information on how to publish a book, and the membership directory is searchable by genre as well as alphabetically.

The Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec (Association des editeurs de langue anglaise du Quebec)
http://aelaq.org/

The Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec represents a university press,
trade and literary presses, children’s book publishers. The member’s page offers direct links to member websites.

The Association Nationale des éditeurs de livres
http://anel.qc.ca/Repertoire.asp?SousMenu=&Lettre=B

This site offers an alphabetical list of members. Each listing offers details on a publisher’s genre, titles published per year, total titles published, ISBN prefixes, international distributor information, and contact information. The listing is in French.

Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association
http://www.atlanticpublishers.ca/

Atlantic Publishers Marketing Association provides links to Atlantic based publishers and a catalogue.

BookNet Canada
www.booknetcanada.com

BookNet provides publishers with Bibliographic Data, Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Sales Data Analysis, international standards, and other technologies and services to enhance supply chain efficiencies.

Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA)
http://www.bookpublishers.ab.ca/

The association represents about 30 authors. Member entries include ISBN prefixes, number of titles in print, and contact information.

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre (CCBC)
http://www.bookcentre.ca/general_interest/pub_sites.shtml

The Canadian Children’s Book Centre offers links to publishers of children’s books.

Canadian ISBN Publishers Directory
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/isbndir-bin/isbn-search?p=0&l=

The directory allows you to find ISBN prefix and information on specific publisher. Search the directory by publisher’s name, keyword, ISBN, city and postal code. Once you are given a listing for the publisher you can select the ISBN prefix. The link connects you to a list of ISBN from AMICUS Web, the National Library of Canada’s online catalogue.

Book Publishers Association of Alberta (BPAA)
http://www.bookpublishers.ab.ca/

The association represents about 30 authors. Member entries include ISBN prefixes, number of titles in print, and contact information.

The Saskatchewan Publishers Group
http://www.saskpublishers.sk.ca/

The Saskatchewan Publishers Group represents Saskatchewan publishers. Members are listed alphabetically. Listings include publisher links and contact information.

OTHER

Government of Canada Publications
http://publications.gc.ca/

Government publications can be searched by title, author, department, ISBN etc. A publication can also be browsed by subject, department, subscription title, standing order titles etc.

The Canadian Association of Learned Journals (CALJ)
http://www.calj-acrs.ca/

This bilingual website offers a database of Canadian learned journals. Members must meet the following criteria to be listed: the journal must be fully produced in Canada: edited and published, the journal publishes scholarly material, formal peer reviews must be conducted as part of an evaluation process, and the journal publishes material within the social sciences and the humanities. The journals are listed alphabetically. The listing gives detailed publication information.

Access
http://www.accesscopyright.ca/home.asp

Access Copyright offers access to copyright protected works. Their licences provide users with fast and legal access to published works.

The Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing
http://www.ccsp.sfu.ca/

The Canadian Centre for Studies in Publishing is a teaching and research center based at Vancouver’s Simon Fraser University. The site provides links to current research and publications, internship reports, the Canadian Journal of Communication, The Canadian Publishers’ Records Database.

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