IBPA's member benefit with Baker & Taylor was discontinued with the closing of B&T's wholesale retail division in 2019. It is no longer available.
ALREADY AN IBPA MEMBER? Great! Simply log into the "members only" area of the IBPA website to download a current copy of the IBPA Membership Benefits Handbook containing all the information you need to take advantage of each IBPA member benefit.
The IBPA member benefit
If selected to be a vendor with Baker & Taylor -- a leading distributor of books, video, and music to libraries, institutions, and retailers -- IBPA members receive $50 off the Premium Program.
Premium Program Benefits - $300 for IBPA members (normally $350):
- Your title(s) will be listed on Baker & Taylor’s database as available for order to their customers.
- Title(s) will be purchased initially to fulfill customer back orders only. Your title(s) will not be stocked until consistent demand is established.
- Advertising for paid title(s)* in one of Baker & Taylor’s nationally circulated catalogs. A one-time super annotation featuring your book description and jacket art, provided by the publisher, will appear in one of Baker & Taylor’s catalogs. Baker & Taylor will support the placement of your super annotation with a minimum inventory purchase to be determined upon acceptance.
*Each package includes one advertised title along with a one-time, non-refundable set up fee. Baker & Taylor will accept up to four additional titles for super annotations if submitted at time of enrollment. For IBPA members, the cost is $100 per additional title (normally $200).
About Baker & Taylor
Baker & Taylor is a leading distributor of books, videos, and music products to libraries, institutions, and retailers. Many Baker & Taylor employees have worked for the company for a long time – 20, 30, 40 years. They form deep and lasting bonds with supplier partners and customers. And they always strive to delight the readers, viewers, and listeners. Baker & Taylor has more than 36,000 customers in more than 120 countries. To learn more, visit www.btol.com.
About the Independent Book Publishers Association
IBPA's mission is to lead and serve the independent publishing community through advocacy, education, and tools for success. IBPA's vision is a world where every independent publisher has the tools and knowledge needed to professionally engage in all aspects of the publishing industry.