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Customized Library Services

Baker & Taylor's Customized Library Services (CLS) offers the most comprehensive and customized technical service solutions for libraries in the industry today. CLS responds to the ever-changing needs of the library marketplace by providing and developing effective services and applications for libraries. CLS's approach leverages book in hand cataloging and Z39.50 communication protocol to introduce, upgrade and link your Library's material directly into the Library's Integrated Library System. Our CLS process affords the library to order the material through YBP/Baker & Taylor and receive their orders ready for circulation completely system shelf ready in a timely fashion.

For all of our customized services, we employ a project-oriented approach that allows us to plan for and include all aspects of your library's requirements for delivering system and shelf ready material for both print and media ongoing orders, collection expansions or opening day collection projects. To learn more about Baker & Taylor's outsourcing solutions please contact .

(MARC Download)

Baker & Taylor's B&T MARC is a specialized service that complements our online ordering tools. Designed to allow registered customers to download Machine Readable Cataloging Record (MARC) files for books, records can be downloaded directly from the internet, rather than waiting for diskettes or tapes to arrive. View MARC FAQ's.

B&T MARC gives you more standard cataloging & processing options, with hundreds of mix-and-match processing combinations. Options include theft detection devices, mylar jackets, book pockets, spine labels, label protectors, bar-code labels, automated records, and much more. We also offer sorted shelf lists and catalog cards, review citations, authoritative cataloging records, and bar-code labels meeting all ANSI standards. View our MARC Glossary. For more information, please email .