African Books in Print (ABIP) was founded by Hans M. Zell and is the most authoritative reference and selection tool for African book publishing output. This directory covers material from numerous African countries, written in English, French and a selection of African languages. The 6th edition edited by Cecile Lomer provides full bibliographic details of 31,684 titles in print, from 893 publishers and research institutions with publishing programmes, in 45 African countries, published until the beginning of 2006. In addition, ABIP includes publications from professional organisations, academic unions, university institutions etc. The completely new edition of ABIP cumulates all the publications listed in the quarterly African Book Publishing Record (ABPR) between the beginning of 1992 and the beginning of 2006, plus 1,550 entries not previously listed in either ABIP or ABPR. It contains a directory of publishers with complete details of names, addresses, telephone and fax numbers, eMail addresses and websites (where available), as well as the names and addresses of European and US distributors (where applicable).