The Booksellers Association of the United Kingdom & Ireland Limited

The IBF Guides to Practical Bookselling are exactly what they say on the tin – they are practical, hands-on guides to the subjects covered, whether finance, creative window displays, selection and recruitment, events, or margin management.

You can obtain the Guides FREE from the BA or you can download the PDF here and print it off yourself. Guides currently available are listed below. Watch out for further information on the latest guides produced in your email newsletter and in Bookselling Essentials.

Window Display

IBW Guide to Bookshop Events

BA Guide to Social Media

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Frequently Asked Questions


Loss Prevention & Security

Stock & Margin Management

Recruitment & Selection

Working with Schools