Personal collection development support
Your collection development specialist is here to help you build the best collection for your community. We’ll help you build custom selection lists, set automated purchasing schedules, and keep you up to date with the latest releases.
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Spend less time buying
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OverDrive Marketplace (formerly Content Reserve)
Our collection development portal makes it easy to find and select the best titles for your patrons. With saved searches, multiple carts, and powerful reporting and development tools, you can quickly assess your patrons needs and purchase enough titles to keep circulation growing. Visit OverDrive Marketplace…
Create customized title selection profiles for your library collection. Each profile can be narrowed by author, series, review sources or publishers and further limited to only include titles not already in your collection. Set a purchase schedule and a budget and your Smart List will take care of the rest.
Automate purchases of the most wanted titles in your collection. You set the ratio of holds to purchases and a budget—Holds Manager helps keep your wait list short.
Patron Driven Acquisition
As part of the WIN Catalog, your patrons can browse and recommend titles that aren’t already in your collection. You can use this information to manually measure patron interest or automate a purchase schedule for recommended titles. Your staff can control the number and frequency of patron recommendations to more carefully manage your budget.