NPD BookScan and NPD PubTrack
Digital in DecisionKey

Now that you have access to DecisionKey®, we want to ensure you’re comfortable using this online suite of data delivery and analysis tools. Here are some resources that may be useful to you.

Getting Started in DecisionKey
To access DecisionKey go to www.npddecisionkey.com.
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Data Questions?
For an explanation of some of the changes you will see to BookScan data in DecisionKey, please see our Data FAQs.

▶ Intro to BookScan 1: Dashboard — Title Search
(18:55)

Need to research the performance of specific titles or authors? This training session will cover the NPD BookScan Dashboard: Title Search reporting, including tips and tricks for searching by Title, ISBN, and/or Author; accessing detailed Title Reports; modifying searches; and exporting results.

▶ Intro to BookScan 2: Dashboard — Bestseller Lists
(13:32)

Need to run weekly bestsellers by time or category? This training session will cover the NPD BookScan Dashboard: Bestseller reporting, including filtering lists by Category, Format, and Vintage; accessing ISBN-level detail from a Bestseller List; modifying searches; and exporting results.


▶ Intro to BookScan 3: Report Builder — Market Overview
(28:45)

Need to run market-level reporting to understand higher-level trends in the business? This training session will cover NPD BookScan Report Builder: Market Overview reporting, including running reports to show total industry sales by Category, Format, DMA, and Top Publishers’ Share; applying sorts and filters; customizing time periods; and saving your reports for future access.

▶ Intro to BookScan 4 — Report Builder – Query
(29:52)

Need to dig deeper into a specific BISAC, format, or category? This training session will cover NPD BookScan Report Builder Query reporting: pulling ISBN-level reporting by BISAC, Category, Publisher, Format, Title, Author, or ISBN, including tips and tricks for search terms and applying filters; customizing time periods; batching and retrieving reports; and saving your customized reports for future access.

Questions? Contact your NPD account representative, call us at 866-444-1411, or email contactnpd@npd.com.