1. Title range & depth
The NHBS catalogue lists more than 110,000 titles in the subject areas of Natural History, Botany, Zoology, Statistics, Environmental Sciences, Conservation, and Sustainable Development. Our cataloguing team add more than 300 new publications in many languages each month.
2. Amazing customer service
Our staff are on hand to help online, by phone, email, fax or via post. We have a passionate interest in wildlife, science and the environment and enjoy answering your questions and helping you find the right product.
the efficiency of supply, favourable pricing, and the friendly personal service we receive, makes dealing with NHBS a real pleasure.
George Sherriffs, Acquisitions Librarian, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Read more customer testimonials
3. Volume-based discounting
We are able to offer discounts depending on the annual order volume and frequency of ordering. The discounts for each title may vary by publisher. We would be happy to set you up on our lower level discount on a trial basis for a year.
5. Cost-saving dispatch cycle
We can consolidate shipping your orders in one or two dispatches per month to save postage cost.
7. Title updates
The NHBS Monthly Catalogue lists hundreds of new and forthcoming titles catalogued in our subject areas. It is emailed on request free-of-charge, and previous monthly catalogues can be accessed as pdfs online.
9. Multi-currency invoicing
We invoice in UK £, US $, or Euro. We have bank accounts in all three currencies, to support our customers around the world. Please let us know your currency preference when placing your first order.
4. Research service
If you are looking for a book that’s not in our catalogue, let us know all the details and we will send you a quotation. NHBS work with thousands of specialist suppliers around the world - our dedicated research team will be able to track down the hard-to-find titles.
6. Easy ordering
Ordering books from NHBS couldn’t be easier: just use your preferred ordering system, and we will make it fit. We can accept orders online, by email, fax, post, EDI or phone.
8. Online account management
When you log-in to NHBS you’ll be able to view discounts for each title, check order status and view recent dispatches.
10. Standing orders
NHBS handle a large number of standing orders for libraries in botanical gardens and natural history museums. Placing a standing order means that NHBS will send each new volume in a monographic series as it is published.