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Material providers

See a list of material providers that can send OCLC your electronic invoice on your behalf for cataloging partner collections in Collection Manager.

Material providers for cataloging partner collections 

Cataloging partner collections are used by libraries in agreement with material provider(s) and OCLC to set holdings and to deliver records and spine labels for materials ordered from providers. Your provider will send OCLC your electronic order information on your behalf.

Once you customize your record profile and create a cataloging partner collection, Collection Manager will deliver a one-time file of records that exist in WorldCat. Depending on how you configure your record profile, your records will include library-specific data such as invoice date, net price, barcode, custom notes, and more. In addition to MARC records, Collection Manager can deliver print-ready spine and pocket label files with your preferred classification system call numbers. Alternatively, you can select a collection-level setting to have files sent directly to your material provider for shelf-ready processing.