Boston Public Library
Books
Electronic Resources

Subject Departments: Reference & Reader's Advisory
Further resources may be found on the Electronic Resources web page, e-mail or by calling 617-536-5400


Search for information about new, rare, used, and out-of-print books.
abe.com - Advanced Book Exchange

Alibris.com

Bibliofind - Bibliofind has combined with Amazon.com

Bookfinder.com

Choosebooks.com

Information on publishing and the book industry
Bookwire.com

 

Care and Maintenance of Books
Frequently asked questions of the Northeast Document Conservation Center

Conservation and preservation information for books, paper, photographs, etc.

Book collecting
Massachusetts and Rhode Island Antiquarian Booksellers

Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America

Awards, honors, and prizes
List of US Book and Publishing Awards (part of Wikipedia page listing global book awards)

AwardWeb: Collection of Literary Award Information (Pulitzer, Nobel, Mystery, Science Fiction, etc.)

Booklists
Boston Public Library's Adult Booklists.

Boston Public Library's Booklists for Children.

Brookline Booksmith Bookstore's list of bestsellers (scroll down for list).

Harvard Book Store's list of bestsellers.

Oprah's (Winfrey) Book Club selections.

Publishers Weekly bestsellers.

YALSA (Young Adult Library Service Association) Booklists

Authors speaking locally
Boston Public Library author series

Brookline Booksmith calendar of local events

Harvard Book Store calendar of events they sponsor