Opening Day Collection Services

Opening Day Expertise

  • Exclusive focus on libraries
  • New collections and expansion projects
  • Highly skilled team of specialists and librarians assigned to your library
  • Detailed profiling to meet your library’s specific needs

Planning

  • Analyze and assess each library’s unique needs
  • Discuss community description and demographics
  • Identify collection categories
  • Develop collection ratios
  • Choose selection list delivery and ordering method
  • Create selection and order schedule

Selection & Ordering

  • Library chosen parameters are used to create selection lists
  • Extensive menu of sources to incorporate in selection lists including awards, review journals, and holding files
  • Programmatic elimination of duplicate titles
  • Training provided for Bibz, Brodart’s online collection development and ordering tool

Cataloging & Processing

  • Comprehensive profiling of your cataloging and processing requirements, from simple to shelf-ready
  • Full MARC records conforming to industry standards
  • 100% cataloging for selected service levels
  • Customization for English and Spanish-language materials

Account Management

  • Account Manager assigned to your library to monitor order receipt, entry, and production workflows including quality control
  • Tailored management reports and invoicing
  • Sorting and shelving options
  • Insured storage at our facility prior to delivery

Results

  • On-time delivery
  • Patron-ready material
  • Opening Day Success!
  • Ongoing business transition strategy