Thorpe-Bowker, a division of R R Bowker LLC, is Australia's leading bibliographic information provider for book professionals. Founded in Australia as D. W. Thorpe in 1921 and becoming part of the international Bowker business in 2001. Thorpe-Bowker collects, aggregates and publishes information about the Australian and international book industries in a range of formats, including online and in print.
They write: 'Our core product range includes the Global Books In Print bibliographic database, Australian Books In Print, Bookseller+Publisher magazine and its supplements, the Weekly Book Newsletter, Syndetic Solutions and Australian Library News. Thorpe-Bowker has been successfully operating the ISBN Agency in Australia since 1997. The process of information gathering and dissemination places Thorpe-Bowker in a unique and central position in the book community. Our aim is to provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date information from Australia and from around the world.'