For Vendors


Welcome to our page for vendors. Here you can find information on our products, special offers, services, and marketing materials.

Marketing materials and catalogs

Collections highlights and current previews can be found here.

ONIX metadata for your catalog

ONIX metadata informs you daily about upcoming events along with price and date changes. If you are interested, contact our sales representatives or send us a request via our contact form.

Download covers and logos

Vendors who need image files of book covers or the De Gruyter logo for special promotions or newsletters can download them directly from our website:

  • Book covers: Access the product page of the title and download the cover in the section “Downloads + Services" .
  • De Gruyter Logo: You can find our logos here

Free database trials

You can request database trials for your institutional customers here.

Guides, video tutorials, and banners for databases and online reference works

Has one of your customers recently purchased access to a De Gruyter database or online reference work or do you want to assess the usage stats for a customer on a trial? Then direct your users to our guides and video tutorials. These are designed to facilitate their research and help them find their way around our databases.

You can find all user guides and video tutorials here.

Returns for booksellers

De Gruyter reserves the right to refuse returns that have not been approved. Vendors must include reference data and must pay the postage for returns of print volumes.

De Gruyter does not accept returns for

  1. titles whose fixed retail price has been suspended for more than 6 weeks by notices in the Börsenblatt,
  2. titles for which a new edition has been on the market for more than six weeks, and
  3. titles invoiced more than 18 months prior.

For approved returns, vendors will receive a full refund based on the original purchase price. De Gruyter will only accept returns totaling 5% of the vendor’s annual purchases.

Except when otherwise stipulated, please send returns to the following address:

Sigloch Distribution GmbH & Co. KG
Retouren De Gruyter
Am Buchberg 8
74572 Blaufelden

De Gruyter/HGV customer portal

Customers of De Gruyter can register for our customer portal free of charge. The portal allows you to view past purchases, invoices, and the delivery status of recent orders.

Book series

You can find an overview of our book series here.