Research Periodicals & Book Services (RPBS) is a company that specializes in the distribution, sale and marketing of educational materials.
Our focus includes print and electronic reference books and textbooks, and other educational materials.
RPBS is based in Houston, Texas with offices and agents around the world.



  • We supply textbooks to university libraries and bookstores, based on their individual curriculum.
  • When needed; we can provide the appropriate edition: US edition, Global Edition or ISE edition.
  • Delivery guarantee within 4-6 weeks of order date via air-freight. Special rush delivery options available as well.
  • Textbooks are available from all major publishers as well university presses and societies.
  • Electronic textbooks also available (e-textbooks)

Reference Books

  • We offer reference publications to university libraries, research centers and corporations.
  • Free customized list of publications on any subject.
  • Special discounts available to libraries.
  • Electronic reference books also available (e-books)

Trade Publications

  • We supply trade publications to bookshops and distributors throughout the world.
  • We work with the largest trade publishers in the industry and are a well-known resource for distribution.

Among RPBS’ services is the creation of customized lists for our clients. These lists can be prepared in any subject of interest and delivered via email. We welcome any institution of higher learning to send us their list of subjects of interest in books and we will be glad to prepare a complimentary list.