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Library and Information Science, Book Studies

Library and Information Science, Book Studies


De Gruyter is the number one in Germany in the area of Library Sciences, and is also one of the leading publishing houses internationally. Our high profile is based on decades of working together with the IFLA and on the publication of the “Green Backs” and “Red Backs” that librarians are so familiar with. In the German-speaking world, our manuals and journals in help to support everyday work in libraries. Publications with an interdisciplinary focus from the areas of Book Studies, Information Sciences and Publishing and recognized reference works complete our range.


  • Libraries and Library Science
  • Information Science
  • Media and Press
  • Publishing and Book Trade
  • Book History
  • Preservation and Restauration
  • Archives and Museums

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  • Approx. 30 new titles each year
  • Over 500 backlist titles
  • Supplemented by titles from our Publisher Partner Columbia University Press

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  • 16 journals, 11 with English content
  • 8 subscription journals, 8 open access journals
  • Automatic access to all volumes since 1995 for subscribers
  • All journals available as single subscriptions, Pick & Choose package or in set packages
  • Great discounts based on the number of titles and FTE brandings
  • Permanent access secured via Portico


  • Akademie des Deutschen Buchhandels
  • Historische Kommission des Börsenvereins des Deutschen Buchhandels e.V.
  • International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions


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