See what our Libraries are Saving

The UK's Public Libraries procure foreign-language stock from Books Asia, CILLA (a consortium of 7 Indic booksellers), and a handful of specialist suppliers.
Buying from Books Asia could save your library over £2,000 per year in fees alone. That's equivalent to an extra 150 books for your readers.


 
Books Asia
CILLA
Languages - Indic
10
6
Languages - Non-Indic
15
1
Number of Suppliers to deal with
Single Supplier
7 Suppliers
Supplier Selection Service (free of charge)
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Booklists - Charges
FREE
£1,333
Booklists - Availability
Without Subscription
Subscription Only
Booklists - Frequency
Weekly
Quarterly
 
Marc Records - Charges
FREE
£697
Marc Records - 'Book In Hand' Cataloguing
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Marc Records - UKMarc
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Marc Records - Marc21
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Marc Records - Marc21 RDA compliant
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Marc Records - USMarc
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Marc Records - MarcXML
2Q 2015
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Marc Records - Tags Generated
Comprehensive
Simplified
 
EDI Setup - Charges (with customisations)
FREE
N/A
EDI Setup - Timescales (with testing)
5 - 7 days
N/A
EDI QUOTES
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EDI ORDERS
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EDI ORDER RESPONSE (fulfilments)
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EDI INVOICE
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BIC e4libraries Accreditation
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CAPITA Gateway EDI Accreditation (Talis)
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Regional Book Review Meetings
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Visit, view and select your books
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Free Transliteration Slips
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Shelf-Ready Servicing
10p - 30p
25p
RFID Tag Activation
5p
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Dust Jackets (supply and fit)
25p - 45p
50p
Free Delivery to UK Libraries
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