MBS Direct welcomes Rowman & Littlefield, one of the largest and fastest growing independent publishers and distributors in North America, to our publisher list. Headquartered in Lanham, Maryland (just outside Washington, DC) the company publishes under a dozen imprints in virtually all fields in the humanities and social sciences. Their library includes more than 1,500 academic, reference, professional and general interest books each year, in addition to several journals in various academic and professional areas. R&L publishes in print and eBook editions simultaneously; some 12,000 eBooks are now available.
Also headquartered in Lanham, Maryland, is National Book Network (NBN), an R&L subsidiary and dynamic, service-oriented sales, marketing, and distribution company servicing North American and overseas publishers of commercial fiction and nonfiction books and audio titles. Their customers include every venue for book sales, including traditional, nontraditional, and online accounts in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Europe. They provide extensive, in-depth sales and marketing consultation to help increase publisher success.