CLS is Dedicated to Meeting the
Unique Requirements of Your Library.

 

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Customized Library Services (CLS) from Baker & Taylor offers the most comprehensive and customized technical service solutions in the industry. If your library needs to get more out of your budget, or enhance your resources, CLS will deliver. The quality of our people and our work, and the customization of our solutions are unparalleled. Our more than 400 experienced library professionals and our vast resources — from nationwide warehousing and distribution, to shelf-ready materials, to sophisticated technologies — provide the efficiencies and expertise you need to exceed your customers’ expectations. More than 40 years ago, Baker & Taylor set the industry standard in cataloging and technical processing services. As technology and market-forces swiftly evolve, CLS continues to develop progressive and effective services that promote the progress and success of your library. So, no matter the demands of the future, CLS will be there to help you succeed.

 

Materials Management

Workflow

 
Collection
Development
Selection Acquisition Custom Cataloging
& Physical Processing
Loading
Customized Records
Invoicing Enhanced
Content
Collection Analysis
by CollectionHQ

Collection
Development

  • Evidence-based Selection Planning (ESP) - Title performance ranking, predictive Distribution engine, fully managed collection development integrated with First Look
  • Title Source 360 - An innovative collection management tool build on state –of-the-art technology
  • First Look - Customized List Development

Selection

  • Streamline your selection through Title Source 360 by selecting all formats, including digital, at the same time
  • Select titles and quantities
  • Create required tags within Title Source 360 grids for distribution and item level detail
  • Transfer carts through customized load profile to ILS acquisitions module

Acquisition

  • Order directly through Title Source 360
  • Transmit orders through ILS acquisition system with enriched EDI
  • Receive order confirmation through Edifact or X12 protocols
  • Manage funds and create reports through your library’s acquisition system

Custom Cataloging & Physical Processing

  • Adaptive, copy and original cataloging as needed
  • Leverage Z39.50 protocol to access and retrieve MARC records from the library or other bibliographic databases and utilities
  • Process material per your library’s unique requirements

Loading Customized Records

  • MARC records for each shipment placed on FTP server for easy download
  • Library downloads into ILS using customized loader profile
  • Successful interface with all ILS systems

Invoicing

  • Printed invoices included with shipment and/or mailed separately
  • Electronic invoices available for orders placed via your library's ILS acquisition system
  • Invoices available in Edifact or X12 protocols

Enhanced Content

  • Baker & Taylor Content Café
  • Provides jacket art, TOC and reviews linked to records in your OPAC

Collection Analysis by CollectionHQ

  • Performance and monitoring tools examine, compare and track circulation trends
  • Selection and budgeting tools streamline the collection development process and apply evidence to purchasing decisions
  • Evidence-based Selection Planning (ESP) - Title performance ranking, predictive Distribution engine, fully managed collection development integrated with First Look
  • Title Source 360 - An innovative collection management tool build on state –of-the-art technology
  • First Look - Customized List Development
  • Streamline your selection through Title Source 360 by selecting all formats, including digital, at the same time
  • Select titles and quantities
  • Create required tags within Title Source 360 grids for distribution and item level detail
  • Transfer carts through customized load profile to ILS acquisitions module
  • Order directly through Title Source 360
  • Transmit orders through ILS acquisition system with enriched EDI
  • Receive order confirmation through Edifact or X12 protocols
  • Manage funds and create reports through your library’s acquisition system
  • Adaptive, copy and original cataloging as needed
  • Leverage Z39.50 protocol to access and retrieve MARC records from the library or other bibliographic databases and utilities
  • Process material per your library’s unique requirements
  • MARC records for each shipment placed on FTP server for easy download
  • Library downloads into ILS using customized loader profile
  • Successful interface with all ILS systems
  • Printed invoices included with shipment and/or mailed separately
  • Electronic invoices available for orders placed via your library's ILS acquisition system
  • Invoices available in Edifact or X12 protocols
  • Baker & Taylor Content Café
  • Provides jacket art, TOC and reviews linked to records in your OPAC
  • Performance and monitoring tools examine, compare and track circulation trends
  • Selection and budgeting tools streamline the collection development process and apply evidence to purchasing decisions
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