CDC and Above the Treeline Partner to Provide Edelweiss+ Catalog Services

The Chicago Distribution Center (CDC), the distribution services division of the University of Chicago Press, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Above the Treeline to offer Edelweiss+ Catalog Services to the publishers in the CDC family for a special rate.

With more than 130 clients, the Chicago Distribution Center provides comprehensive distribution solutions to a wide variety of unique and sophisticated publishers, from its own institution’s University of Chicago Press and other university presses to academic, museum, association, art and architecture, poetry, literary, religious, and scholarly publishers, both domestic and international. Long recognized as an industry leader, the CDC is committed to continuously improving the quality and breadth of its services, with the aim of offering high-quality solutions for every aspect of the publishing process.

The Edelweiss+ platform is used by more than 100,000 book professionals to sell, discover, and order new titles. It hosts digital catalogs from all major publishers and more than 95% of US frontlist titles. Publishers use it to reach their audiences around the globe efficiently and effectively. Edelweiss+ streamlines communication between publishers and their customers, allowing sales reps to create customized markups and collaborate on orders while also fostering buzz and reviews for titles to influence sales.

Interested CDC publishers can learn more here:

For more information, contact Levi Stahl, associate marketing director, The University of Chicago Press:; 773 702 0289

About Above the Treeline

We connect the world with books. Edelweiss+, powered by Above the Treeline, gives over 100,000 book professionals a single source of information to sell, discover, and order new titles. Our analytical and workflow tools have helped publishers, booksellers, libraries, and reviewers “work better, read more” for over 15 years. We proudly serve thousands of retail outlets, libraries, and publishing houses across the United States and Europe.

Above the Treeline is a privately-owned company based in Ann Arbor, MI. It was founded in 2002 by John Rubin, the son of an Indie bookseller and grandson of a librarian, who saw an opportunity to increase business efficiency in the book industry with technical solutions. While our product functionality has grown significantly since then, we continue to be dedicated to serving book professionals. For more information, go to