Bonnier Bookshelf Collections

Accessing & Amending Collections

Bonnier Bookshelf Collections
Making changes to collections and sharing collections with others.

Current Collections

The current collections for all users are listed for internal users here

From this list of current collections, click the Go To Collection button to see and share the collection page.

Logged in users can click on their name in the collections list to access just their own collections on their own user page. Users pages are currently supplied for:

Contact Kirsty or Kieran to add yourself as a user.

Amending collections

After their initial creation, collections can be amended by Bonnier Super Users by clicking on the Amend Collection button.

We are using Airtable to manage collections and after clicking the Amend Collection button you will be asked to log-in to Airtable.

To continue, log-in to Airtable using the following login and password.

The password is supplied to Super Users by email. Ask us to resend it.

Once in Airtable, the collection is opened for amending.

Here, alterations can be made to all aspects of the collection.

  • Click on the name and description to edit them
  • The titles in the collection can be reordered and removed in the Bonnier Bookshelf Books field
  • New titles can be searched and added to the collection by clicking on Add new Record at the bottom of the title list.

Once done, click the Make changes to Collection button to update the collection.

You may now close the browser window or select another collection to amend.

Presenting Collections

After a few minutes the Collection PDF is modified, assembled and added to the Collection.

Downloading Collection PDFs

When a collection needs to be presented offline (or on unstable bookfair wifi!) then the PDF can be accessed and downloaded.

Any downloaded PDFs should be treated as temporary as they are no longer being updated with the latest information from Bookshelf for Bonnier.

Removing Collections

To remove a collection that is no longer needed from Bookshelf, please select the collection and click the Request to remove the Collection button.

Circular Software will then remove the collection and confirm back by email when this is done.

Coming soon - unwanted collections are to be automatically deleted from Bookshelf and a confirmation email sent.

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Converting a Collection to PowerPoint

Bonnier Bookshelf Collections
Convert BookShelf presentations to PowerPoint to make custom changes.

BookShelf Presentations are always updated with the latest data, covers and featured artwork but if you do need to adapt them for specific meetings or clients you may download them as a PDF and convert that PDF to Microsoft PowerPoint.

Downloading a Collection PDF

After logging-in and visiting the relevant Collection page, click the Download a presentation PDF button and save to you computer.

Converting PDF to PowerPoint (The XODO Method)


  1. Select or Drop the File into the
  2. Click Convert
  3. Wait for the conversion to take place
  4. Download the Powerpoint PPT file to your computer.

Note: The Xodo app is free for personal use.

Converting PDF to PowerPoint (Adobe Method)

This method requires logging with the Bonnier Super User Adobe account (coming soon!…)


Follow these easy steps to turn a PDF into a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation:

  1. Click the Select a file button above, or drag and drop a PDF into the drop zone.
  2. Select the PDF file you want to turn into a PPTX file.
  3. Watch Acrobat automatically convert your file from PDF to PPT.
  4. Sign in to download or share your converted file.

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Creating Collections

Bonnier Bookshelf Collections
Grouping chosen Bookshelf titles into shareable 'Collections'.

Collections are our way to make smaller groups of selected Bookshelf titles that are suitable for a particular use e.g. focussed on certain interests, customers, clients or meetings.

Bonnier Bookshelf users can create and manage their own collections and then share them with others using the collection's Bookshelf link.

Presentation Slides featuring the up-to-date covers, featured spreads and the latest Biblio data for each title are grouped together into Collection Presentations that can be presented online and downloaded as a PDF.

Collection Information

New collections are created at

To start to create a collection, fill in the short form with:

  1. Collection Creator - Your Bonnier email address  
  2. Collection Name - The title of the collection to appear in the URL and on the collection page
  3. Collection Description - An optional description to display on the collection page below the Collection Name
  4. ISBNs to include in the collection - Copy and Paste ISBNs the list of lSBNs to include in the order of titles in your collection. A pasted list should only contain the ISBNs and either have each one on a new line (e.g. pasting in from a spreadsheet) or use commas to separate the ISBNs (e.g. from an exported CSV file).

Adding Titles to your New Collection

As well as the option to paste in a list of ISBNs (see step 4 in 'Collection Information' above) titles can be searched and filtered beofre clicking to add to the collection.

  • Enter text to search by ISBN, Title, Author or Illustrator
  • Select to add filters by age ranges, categories and right available

Select titles to add to the collection by clicking on the heart icon.

Titles with a solid heart orange icon are selected and added to the list of currently selected titles at the top of the page.

Once your collection info is added and titles selected, copy this list into the ISBNs to include in the collection field before clicking the Create Collection from chosen titles button to generate the collection.

After a few seconds, your collection is added to Bookshelf and a confirmation email with a link to your generated collection on Bookshelf is sent to you.

Your Collection PDF Presentation is also built and then added to the collection page after a couple of minutes. Access the with the Open PDF Presentation button.

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