Starter Cataloging & Processing

The classic material-in-hand cataloging service

Brodart’s Starter service provides full-level cataloging records to meet the fundamental needs of libraries. Accompanying linked barcodes and physical processing can be added to assist in getting materials to patrons more quickly.

Using Starter for cataloging and processing is a cost-effective and efficient way to expedite materials to the shelf. Starter provides several cataloging options including, but not limited to:

Full-level cataloging records when available
Item/holding records mapped according to ILS requirements
º Call number
º Barcode number
º List price
º Location code
Option to utilize a customer supplied call number
OCLC Holdings Update service
Cataloging records delivered via batch file for library staff to load

Processing options include:

Jacketing and Label Protectors
Barcode Labels
Branch/Property Labels and Stamping
Spine Labels
Title/Pocket Labels
RFID and Theft Detection
Genre/Classification Labels
Pocket and Date Due Slips
Reinforcement Services

Personal support team

Each customer is assigned a dedicated team of professionals to assist with profiling and day-to-day account management. Our experts ship books to your library quickly and efficiently, catering to your specific needs. Whether you need ongoing cataloging and processing services or are planning for a special project or opening day collection, Brodart’s experts can help.
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