Processing Services

Speed Materials Into Circulation

A full range of options from simple to complex
Choose the level necessary to receive shelf-ready materials


Brodart accommodates your needs when it comes to labels, whether we provide the labels, affix customer-supplied labels, or offer loose labels for application at the library.


Several sizes and styles are available with industry standard symbology conventions, and placement according to your processing specifications. Barcode labels can be protected with a C-Vue protector, which does not inhibit scanning.


Standard (.9375” x 2.625”) 
 Standard Barcode
Bibliographic (.9375” x 2.625”)
Bibliographic Barcode
Ownership (.9375” x 2.625”)
Ownership Label
Small (.625” x 2”) 
Small Barcode
Narrow Spine Label* (.3125” x 2.625”)
Narrow Spine
*Only available with small barcode


Eye-readable (.375" x 2.625") 
Eye Readable


Spine labels contain classification data and are positioned according to the library’s specifications. Orientation is dependent on a number of factors including preference, custom placement, and readability. Spine thickness may necessitate placing the label in an alternate location.


Label typically includes the classification, title, author, price and eye-readable barcode number.
Title label


Help to quickly identify the classification of an item with a pictorial representation of the subject.  We source these from a variety of suppliers in an effort to match those currently in use by your library.

Reading Program Labels

Accelerated Reader:

Spine labels are clearly marked with AR and provide information on both AR reading level and points.  The title label includes title, author, reading level, point value, and AR quiz number.  Spine and title label placement is based on your library specifications.

Scholastic Reading Counts!

Spine labels are clearly marked with RC and provide information on Reading Counts reading level, points, and Lexile level.  The title label includes title, author, reading level, point value, and Lexile measure.  Reading Counts is displayed on the bottom of the label.


Provide long-lasting protection from scratches, fingerprints, and moisture. They are designed to increase the circulation life of your hardcover books and can be glued, taped, or sent loose.

Clear Plastic Jackets:

Books with publisher dust jackets are covered with Brodart’s trademark clear, polyester jackets that include paper backing. Those without dust jackets are covered with a clear, polyester jacket without paper backing.

Laminated Dust Jackets:

Laminated dust jackets provide increased durability. Labels can be added before or after the laminate is applied. Laminated jackets can be taped or sent loose.


Sort, identify, and track the use of items in circulation with RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) tags.

Theft Detection

We can help you protect items from theft with 3M™ electromagnetic Tattle-Tape™ security strips (manual or machine application) or Checkpoint RF theft-detection tags.

Property Stamping

Brodart can create property, materials, and collection stamps to your specifications or you can supply your own. There is neither a limit to the number of times a stamp can be applied, nor restrictions on ink color.

Book Pockets

Choose plain or imprinted, short, tall, or deep, and location according to your specifications.

Catalog Cards

Pocket insert, title card, borrower's card, shelflist cards, main entry/author card(s), subject cards, and sorted cards are available upon request.

Reinforcement Services

Lengthen your paperbacks' lives with fast, easy, affordable bindery options
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