News

Jun-11-2020 - ISBNdb Increases to 24+ Million Books

The database continues to grow, increasing to over 24 million unique isbns and growing rapidly.   Our revamped crawlers are adding new isbns and adding new data points to existing books at a fast clip.

May-13-2020 - API 1.0 Discontinued

API 1.0 is no longer live, please ensure your code is formatted correctly according to the API 2.0 documentation available at https://isbndb.com/apidocs/v2.  All existing API keys will work so there is no need to make any other changes.  If you were subscribed to an older plan, your billing rate will be grandfathered in unless you cancel or switch plans.

Apr-23-2020 - API 1.0 Will No Longer Be Supported

Effective April 23 2020, we will no longer offer support for API 1.0.  You can continue to use the old API if you have an old plan, but we won't be offering any updates or support so if there are any technical issues you should upgrade to API 2.0.  You can switch plans in your dashboard at any time. 

Mar-25-2020 - Crawler Updates Deployed

We updated our crawlers to gather more data faster, and expanded our data sources.   Not only will we add new books at a faster rate, but any missing data for existing books will be added to the database faster as well.  

Jan-07-2020 - ISBNdb reaches 23 million books

Our crawlers have been hard at work and we are now up to 23 million unique ISBNs in our database. 

Oct-08-2019 - New Search Deployed

We deployed our new search, with more accurate and relevant search results on both our website and for API customers.  We would love to get your feedback.

Aug-12-2019 - ISBNdb reaches 22 million books

Our crawlers added over 1 million new ISBNs in the last 3 months, and our database is now over 22 million unique books and growing daily.  The pace of crawlers has slowed somewhat from the prior million titles, as we are capturing more detailed data for each book.

Jul-25-2019 - Beta Search Deployed

Try our new beta search results when searching for a book.  We improved our algorithm to make results more accurate, as well as giving you the ability to filter title and author results.  If you prefer the new beta search, you can set it as your default search on the search results page.

Jun-14-2019 - ISBNdb Launches Help Desk

ISBNdb users can now take advantage of our Help Desk, which allows users to search our forum, post questions to the forum, create and track tech support tickets, and search help topics in order to find answers and get solutions to common tech support questions.

The help desk can be found on the user dash.  

May-07-2019 - ISBNdb reaches 21 million Titles

Our improved crawlers added over 1 million new ISBNs in the last 2 months, and our database is now over 21 million unique books and growing daily.