VDM Publishing Group is the leading content aggregator for the nearly instantaneous publication and distribution of academic manuscripts and work in other genres. Based on the fundamentals of Long-Tail economics, VDM is committed to books with a low print run but a long runtime.
We are all about content, content, content and release 50,000 new book titles per month - which makes VDM Publishing Group the largest book publisher in the world.
Our business portfolio is made up of four fields: Premium Science (Publishing brands for universities, textbooks by professors, doctoral dissertations), Sub-premium Science (Graduate theses), Convenience (Copyleft content) and Special interest (Publishing brands for specific interest groups).
We publish free of charge for all our authors.
With the latest print on demand (POD) technology VDM offers rapid local printing at the point-of-sale with no inventory required. The book is printed and sold via 3,000 online stores or at 80,000 booksellers worldwide immediately upon request, in the required amount.
We are looking for new distribution partners and wholesalers.
Our optimum partner would be able to offer distribution and promotion for the catered online or offline book stores or libraries, etc.
Distribution partners can buy our books with a profitable discount or can make a license agreement to print our books themselves (print-to-order).
New titles could be accepted digitally from our title database with the necessary metadata, (Excel or ONIX standard) which can easily be used to list the books.
VDM is looking for completed research from diverse fields for publication. Publication through VDM is always free-of-charge for the author. The publisher pays the author an attributable royalty commission and also provides one free copy of his/her work. We are interested in monographs, scripts, diploma theses, master theses, dissertations, postdoctoral theses and lecture notes. Please, send an e-mail with some initial information about your work to: publishing[at]vdm-publishing.com. We look forward to hearing from you!