Collection Development


The Collection Development services offered by Brodart are fueled by the expertise of librarians and designed to streamline your selection workflow.  Our staff includes professional librarians with the proven ability to provide outstanding collection development services.  With over 250 combined years of experience working in and with libraries, our experts have an extensive knowledge of industry trends and services.  Our staff is passionate about collection development and meeting the selection needs of your library.

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Standing Orders

Let us do the work! Automatically receive your library's "must-haves"

FASTips (Frequent Author and Series TIPS®)

Brodart's standing order program for authors, series, bestsellers, and starred reviews Learn More


Brodart's standing order program for serials and award titles Learn More

Selection Lists

Selection made easy! Let Brodart's Collection Development experts provide you with the selection lists that meet your workflow needs.

TIPS® (Title Information Preview Service)

Selection lists for new and forthcoming title information.  Choose from 2 service levels:  Silver and Diamond.  Learn More

Collection Builder®

On demand customized selection list
Targeted lists for special projects, collection enhancement, or replacement ordering
One time look at a specific topic Learn More

Online Selection Lists

Access online selection lists such as Awards, Graphic Novels, Spanish, and more, posted by our Collection Development team. Learn More

Opening Day Collection Services

It all comes down to one day—Opening Day!

Brodart offers professional guidance from proposal through delivery. Whether you are building a new collection or expanding a current one, Brodart can assist with all aspects of your Opening Day Collection needs. Learn more

Spanish Services

Unparalleled selection and fulfillment

Brodart’s Spanish experts pride themselves in offering top notch services including Collection Development and Cataloging and Processing. Our staff evaluates content, language, and physical format to offer items suitable for U.S. public libraries. Learn More

Graphic Novels

Put our experience to work for you

Graphic novels continue to gain in popularity and are a growing segment of libraries’ collections.  Brodart’s Collection Development team is proud to partner with Kat Kan to deliver quality selection lists of graphic novels. Learn More

Online Ordering

Bibz—Brodart’s Online Ordering and Collection Development Tool

Specializing in libraries for over 75 years, Brodart recognizes that every library is different.  Whether your library has one selector or several, each has FREE access to Bibz, giving them Collection Development lists and full-text reviews at their fingertips.  Users can search, evaluate and select titles according to their preferences, while administrators control permissions that match the library’s workflow. Learn More