V&L is a wholly Canadian owned and operated one-stop, all-inclusive
source for ALL publications and reference materials.
We specialize in providing a quick, convenient and reliable service from
which to order all books and resource materials from all publishers
worldwide. Our service and discounts offer you the convenience of being
able to order all titles from one place, while also providing you with an
unsurpassed level of convenience and cost-effectiveness in your
To this end, we also provide various customized information reports -
pre or post sales, organized by individual, department, fund code, month,
year, etc. for management information/forecasting/budget-allocation
purposes. Being a single source for all publications, these reports are
comprehensive and therefore more relevant and useful for
management/purchase analysis purposes.
V&L’s book acquisition service provides one convenient source from
which to obtain all titles and as such greatly simplifies your acquisitions.
V&L takes the time and hassle out of sourcing various titles and
publishers and eliminates the need to check and research
publisher/supplier/title/ISBN listings, research distribution rights or call
various vendors for the items you want. V&L supplies all in-print titles
from all publishers and suppliers worldwide. Ordering from V&L
simplifies and streamlines your acquisitions by providing a one-stop
source from which to order, follow-up, and inquire for all your required
materials, however specialized. If it’s in print we supply it, period.
Ordering from V&L will substantially reduce the time and trouble
required to obtain the titles you need.
V&L offers clients a highly cost-effective channel by which to reduce the
cost of their materials acquisitions.
We do not charge any service fees or apply any hidden costs as we rely
solely on the publisher to provide us reseller discounts. These discounts
are shared with our customers. Ordering from V&L does not cost you
any more, and often less, than ordering from the publisher directly and
eliminates the expense of sourcing and administering to various
publishers. We also honour all publishers’ pre-publication discount offers
as well as having our own. You can even custom design our service to
suit your particular needs – at no cost.
We rely simply on the quality of our service to merit your business. As a
result, we require no minimum orders or contracts (unless preferred by
the client). Small requirements? No problem, you can order as little or as
much as you like, whenever you like.
There are no complicated set-up procedures; you can simply place an
order by any method: phone, fax, e-mail, or post. You can be invoiced
on a purchase order number or provide a credit/corporate card number.
V&L has been providing an unsurpassed level of highly acclaimed,
quality service to its clients for over 35 years. As a result, V&L has
garnered a long list of established clients who swear by our service and
has earned a reputation amongst the buying community as one of the
best acquisition services in the business.
- Libraries and Librarians (Special, Public, School, University and
Government Ministries, Agencies, Boards and Commissions
Corporate Departments, Divisions and Purchasing Departments
University Bookstores, Departments and Professors
- Retail Bookstores
Schools, School Boards, and Teachers
Institutions, Associations, and Organizations in all fields of
specialty including: Academic, Research, Scientific, Technical, and
Educational among others
Administrators, Professionals, Trainers, and Individuals