Benefits & services for publishers

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Your benefits and services as IDNV participant

Technology for data management and communication:

Participating publishers gain access to the high-value and user-friendly IDNV software IDNV-Master and/or IDNV-Sales.

  • Administrate and publish your catalog data conveniently and promptly every day
  • Retrieve orders from retailers and transfer order information into your in-house system with the integrated data interface - at no additional cost
  • Research the IDNV database as retailers and libraries do and check how your items are presented in the IDNV general catalog

Editorial services:

Professional data management and qualified consultation through our editorial team are the heart of the IDNV services for publishers.

  • Daily survey of incoming data by the IDNV editorial staff
  • Up-to-date publishing of new and changed items for all participants
  • Continuous updating of editorial norms and reference lists
  • Direct contact to support team via email or telephone
  • Free monthly newsletter with tips and tricks

Benefit from further advantages:

  • Allow your editions to be found easily in the ISMN central registry
  • Reference price function
  • Registration in the participant and industry directory
  • Free software updates
  • AODP ready (from Version 3.0)

Optional services for your individual needs

  • Catalog listing of distributors
  • Data interface for in-house systems including import function for image files
  • Data service for your own homepage
  • Specialised data services for other catalogs and systems
  • Import of larger amounts of data (e.g. new price announcements for your complete catalog)
  • Editorial full service
  • Editorial service order retrieval for publishers
  • Scan service for cover and example pages with direct import into IDNV system
  • Scan service for the full digitalisation of editions with direct import into AODP hosting server
  • Multi-user version
  • Next biggest version of IDNV-Master when the data limit is reached
  • Hosting services and hosting software for AODP
  • ERP Mapping System for efficient and comfortable data mapping
  • Training for data management with IDNV-Master (Group and individual training)
  • Training for the use of AODP in the IDNV (Group and individual training)
  • Additional individual data services upon request. Together we will find a solution to your problem. Just drop us a line!

IDNV-Master - Software for catalog and product data management

With the powerful software system IDNV-Master, you can manage your catalogs in a flexible database and publish them into the system with the quick and secure data exchange facility on a daily basis. You can enter your information, changes and new items once and send them with one click of the mouse to all your customers without delay. In IDNV-Master you can manage small catalogs as well as large ones. The program is made available with participation (depending on the group) or it can be hired at a reasonable cost. With the optional data supply facility, you can also use the IDNV item data for your stock control system or company website.

Some IDNV-Master functions

  • Easy creation of item data in entry masks
  • Convenient import of image files
  • Functions for mass-editing of data
  • Various editing and selection possibilities
  • Integrated sending facility for changes and new items, secure data exchange
  • Flexible data import in text format
  • Reference lists and codelists
  • Searching possibilities in the IDNV main databases
  • ISMN support (as well as barcode formats: ISBN, EAN, UPC), with check-sum calculation
  • Separate single titles database, creation and management of content information
  • Sales and hire material management
  • Separate price management (countries, currencies, VAT)
  • Proir notice of prices changes with automatical display of the new price on the effiective date.
  • Definition of distribution in different countries globally as well as for individual items
  • Maintenance of several editions / distributions in one system

System requirements

  • Standard PC with Microsoft® Windows® XP upwards
  • Internet connection for Online update

IDNV-Sales - Software for order processing

With IDNV-Sales it is possible to receive and process orders sent by retailers via the IDNV ordering system. You can connect the software to your stock control system via interfaces.

  • An interface for searching just like in the IDNV-Catalog software
  • Receipt of orders
  • Online data update of master data (complete catalog, participants, code lists)
  • Secure and efficient data transmission
  • Flexible export interfaces for electronic order processing
  • Customer identification with up-to-date IDNV participant database
  • Possibility of entering internal customer numbers in the local IDNV participant database
  • Order history in the integrated database
  • Practical printouts with barcodes (for checks or manual order processing)
  • Possibility of complete automation with data exchange at regular intervals
  • Possibility of starting an external program after reception and export via interface

System requirements

  • Standard PC with Microsoft® Windows® XP upwards
  • Internet connection for online update