Industry Data Services and Software

Above the Treeline
PubWest members can save as much as $2,500 on Above the Treeline, a dynamic and cutting-edge information system that tracks book trade inventory. Contact the Executive Director to receive the PubWest member discount.

Bowker offers all PubWest members a free metadata review. Meet with a Bowker specialist who will critique your metadata and offer suggestions for improvement. Bowker is the world’s leading provider of bibliographic information and management solutions designed to help publishers, authors, and booksellers better serve their customers. Creators of products and services that make books easier for people to discover, evaluate, order, and experience, Bowker is the official ISBN Agency for the United States and its territories and Australia.

MetaComet helps publishers reduce the effort of managing royalties by 80% or more, while enhancing author relations and improving rights income. MetaComet provides you with tools to help in all aspects of The Royalty Management Lifecycle. Manage contracts. Automate royalties. Manage rights. Online author portal. PubWest members receive a 20% discount off setup fees and 10% discount off monthly fees at Metacomet.

Nielsen BookScan
PubWest members may obtain access to BookScan at a special discounted rate for members whose annual gross revenue does not exceed $3.5 million. Nielsen BookScan is the international sales data monitoring and analysis tool for the English-language book industry worldwide. The service tracks approximately 75% of general retail sales within the USA on a weekly basis including chains, internet retailers, discount stores, as well as large and small independents. It’s an important tool for publishers who want to learn more about where their books are selling. Contact the Executive Director to receive the PubWest member discount.