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Discounts on Books & Supplies

See also Discounts on Databases & eResources and Discounts on Conferences

The companies listed below have asked the Nebraska Library Commission to share the following discounts on books, supplies, and furniture with Nebraska libraries. 

A. Rifkin Co. || Barnes & Noble Institutional Discount Program || bibliotheca (formerly 3M) Library Security (Minitex) || Brodart || Computer Software || DEMCO || Gumdrop Books || Highsmith || Ingram Library Services Inc. || Listen & Live Audio || Meescan || Midwest Library Service || Minitex || Mitinet Library Services || Sentry || Symbology (Minitex) || TechSoup Stock || The Library Store, Inc. || Vernon Library Supplies


Disclaimer: The information below is provided for the convenience of Nebraska libraries. NLC does not negotiate the discounts offered by the vendors and is not responsible for the products or services provided by the organizations above. Libraries are responsible for payment terms and conditions agreed upon with their purchase.


A. Rifkin Co.

A. Rifkin Co. is a family-owned manufacturer and international distributor of security and multi-use reusable fabric bags and related products. For over 90 years A. Rifkin Co. has been the leading manufacturer of security bags for the banking industry; however, our products are incredibly versatile and well-suited for a variety of markets including libraries and consortia. A. Rifkin Co. is offering Nebraska libraries a 5% discount off catalog prices.

View the A. Rifkin web site or the Library Bag Catalog for an overview of available products.

To be eligible for this discount, orders must be placed through Customer Service at 1-800-458-7300 or orders@arifkin.com. Be sure to mention code NLC2024 to receive the 5% discount.

For more information:

Customer Service
Phone Number: 800-458-7300
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm EST.

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Barnes & Noble Institutional Discount Program

The Barnes & Noble Institutional Discount Program entitles your library to receive 20% or more off your purchases, while receiving the personalized customer service that has made us the leading bookseller in America. There is no minimum purchase requirement for this program. Purchases of $0-$999 receive a 20% discount, purchases of $1,000-$4,999 receive 30%, and purchases of $5,000-$24,999 receive 35%. Larger discount rates on purchases over $10,000 are subject to approval on a case by case basis. 

As your personal booksellers, we are available via telephone, fax or email to answer questions and receive your orders. We will provide price quotes, research titles, recommend new releases, order your books, track their arrival, box them up, and ship them to your library for no additional charge.

Please consider Cheri Miller, Business Development Manager, as a resource and partner for your book purchasing needs. She can also assist with title research, author events, or any event that helps promote literacy:

Cheri Miller
Business Development Manager
Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska/Iowa, S Dakota and Wisconsin
Phone: 785-207-8219
Email: cmiller@bn.com

Store-specific contacts include:

Troy Statmore, Community Business Coordinator
Barnes & Noble Booksellers SouthPointe
2910 Pine Lake Road
Lincoln NE 68516
Phone: 402.421.0875
Fax: 402-421-0879
crm2939@bn.com

Maureen Majewicz, Store Manager
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
3333 Oakview Drive
Omaha NE 68144
Phone: 402-691-4557
Voicemail: 402-952-2151
Fax: 402-333-7687
crm2662@bn.com

Jamie Noorie, Community Relations Manager
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
4400 Sergeant Road
Sioux City, IA 51106
712.276.6468; (fax) 712.276.6470
crm2179@bn.com

This program allows you to pay for purchases with the institutional purchase card, check, credit card or cash. We look forward to receiving your business and delivering the resources you need with the excellent personalized customer service you deserve! You can also check out available titles at www.bn.com.

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Brodart

Brodart is offering Nebraska libraries the following discounts through June 30, 2026:

  • 20% savings on consumable supply products*
  • 15% savings on furniture and equipment*  
  • Free shipping for supply orders over $100 (after discount)
  • Reference Code is DNES

* Discount Terms: All discounts are taken off the current published list price. The list price is subject to change without notice. The discount applies only to products, not shipping charges, and cannot be combined with other preferred pricing or sales. Some product exclusions apply; contact us for a full exclusion list. Discount valid until June 30, 2026. To qualify for free shipping the order must be ove $100 (after discount). Freight charges for furniture and equipment will be added to the final invoice. Furniture and equipment products do not qualify for the free shipping offer.

Ordering is Easy!

Our product offering is specifically designed with libraries and schools in mind. Please reference the contract discount code DNES when ordering:

  • Discount Code: "DNES".

Phone: 1-888-820-4377 (Monday-Friday 8 AM - 5 PM EST.)

Email: Supplies.Service@brodart.com (Anytime — 24 hours a day)

Online: https://www.shopbrodart.com (One-stop shopping for all your needs! Enter DNES during checkout)

Mail: Brodart Co., Attn: Supplies and Furnishings, 500 Arch Street, Williamsport PA, 17701

Terms valid through June 30, 2026.

 Print Contract Discount Program for Nebraska Libraries (PDF) for hand reference!

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DEMCO

Demco is pleased to offer Nebraska libraries the following contract discount program discounts for 2024! Program discounts are offered to individual consortia members based on their annual organizational spend.

To find out which contract level your library has been assigned to, login to your Demco account, if you have one, and visit the contracts page. If you don't have an account, or you can't find a contract level listed in your account, contact Demco at 800-356-1200 or email contracts@demco.com for more information.

Your discount pricing agreement terms for 2024: Your applicable discounts are based on prices listed on Demco's website at demco.com and will remain the same throughout the terms of this agreement.

Contract Levels:

CTL000 Introductory Level (previous contract customers who have not purchased in 5 years)
$100 minimum order (after discount) required for contract terms to apply

  • 6% on library, office, and technology supplies
  • 2% on learning materials, furniture, and equipment
  • Standard Shipping & Processing fees apply to all orders

CTL001 Demco Contract level 1
$100 minimum order (after discount) required for contract terms to apply

  • 12% on library, office and technology supplies
  • 4% on learning materials, furniture, and equipment
  • Standard Shipping & Processing fees apply to stock orders under $100. Stock orders over $100 (after discount) qualify for one flat rate of $10.95 Shipping & Processing U-Pay all drop ship fees.

CTL002 Demco Contract level 2
$75 minimum order (after discount) required for contract terms to apply

  • 14% on library, office, and technology supplies
  • 5% on learning materials, furniture, and equipment
  • Standard Shipping & Processing fees apply to stock orders under $75. Stock orders over $75 (after discount) qualify for one flat rate of $10.95 Shipping & Processing. U-Pay all drop ship fees.

CTL003 Demco Contract level 3
$75 minimum order (after discount) required for contract terms to apply

  • 16% on library, office, and technology supplies
  • 6% on learning materials, furniture, and equipment
  • Standared Shipping & Processing fees apply to stock orders under $75. Stock orders over $75 (after discount) qualify for one flat rate of $6.00 Shipping & Processing U-Pay all drop ship fees.

CTL004 Demco Contract level 4
$50 minimum order (after discount) required for contract terms to apply

  • 18% on library, office, and technology supplies
  • 7% on learning materials, furniture, and equipment
  • Standard Shipping & Processing fees apply to stock orders under $50. Demco will pay regular FedEx Ground Service shipping costs on all stock orders over $50 (after discount). U-Pay all drop ship fees

Exclusions: Security products, Demco Software products, littleBits™ products, Demco exclusive products including but not limited to: Dr. Seuss™, Pete the Cat®, Eric Carle™, and Mo Willems.

EXPIRES: December 31, 2024 (renewable annually)

For large quantity orders, or purchases over $2,000, please contact the Demco Inside Sales Team toll free 800-462-8709 or email quote@demco.com. You may be eligible for special bid pricing. Discounts under this agreement cannot be used with bids, sale catalogs or other promotions. If a sale price is lower than your discounted price, you will receive the best price.

2024 Demco Contract Discount Program (PDF version)

Note: Terms and conditions may change at any time.

How to Place an Order:

Web: demco.com
Phone: 800-356-1200
Email: order@demco.com
Fax: 800-245-1329

Delivery: In stock items are delivered within 7-10 working days after receipt of order. Depending on vendor lead times, furniture and equipment may take 2-12 weeks to arrive.

Payment Terms: Net 30 days

Remittance Address:

billing@demco.com
Demco
P.O. Box 88623
Milwaukee, WI 53288-8623

Mailing Address:

Demco
4810 Forest Run Rd
P.O. Box 7488
Madison, WI 53707-7488

Returns & Exchanges:

You may return or exchange a qualifying item* within 6 months of your invoice date. Furniture, special orders, custom products, and international orders cannot be returned or exchanged unless you receive them damaged or defective. Engraved or imprinted items are not returnable.

*Not sure if an item qualifies for a return or exchange? A Demco Customer Service representative can help you. Call 800-962-4463 or email custserv@demco.com

Contracts Facilitator:

Kristopher L. Snow
Phone: 866-558-9068
Fax: 888-320-0288
Email: contracts@demco.com

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Gumdrop Books

For over 45 years, Gumdrop Books™ has prided itself on delivering unparalleled product knowledge and customer service to the library and classroom market. We work directly with librarians and educators worldwide, to save them valuable time and money, providing onsite presentations and convenient ordering options. As a major supplier and innovator in the industry, we execute and live by our motto every day... Exceptional Service, Unconditionally Guaranteed!

Gumdrop Books is excited to provide the following discounts and services to Nebraska schools and public libraries through the Nebraska Library Commission! We provide an extensive selection of materials for Pre-K to college level students and patrons. From small schools and public libraries to large school districts and library systems, we offer the most relevant and engaging materials to help meet the continually evolving needs of curriculum and the community. Whether ordering on our state-of-the-art web store or taking advantage of one of our exclusive onsite Professional Development Book Reviews, our services will efficiently streamline your ordering process. No time? No problem! Kim McCain, Nebraska's local Educational Consultant, can provide you a curated collection of materials created specifically to match your needs and specifications.

Selection:

  • Newest fiction and non-fiction releases from hundreds of our publisher partners
  • Exclusive provider of Fitzgerald Books; our line of durable library bound fiction books
  • Thousands of Spanish and Bilingual titles including World Languages
  • Vast collection of educational resources through our Classroom Solutions division
  • eBooks with unlimited users, simultaneous access, and subscription free
  • Materials that meet your reading program needs: Lexile®, F&P, Accelerated Reader™, and Reading Counts®

Services & Features:

  • Local, expert Educational Consultant to assist with onsite book reviews and/or ordering needs
  • Custom cataloging and library services including shelf-ready processing available
  • Orders pre-discounted up to 70%
  • Reinforced library binding on virtually all items backed by our replacement guarantee
  • Simple return policy - we will refund, replace, and/or correct any concern or problem... Period.
  • Free shipping
  • Customized Collection Development assistance
  • Opening Day Collections
  • High fulfillment rate exceeding 96%
  • Short turn-around times (orders typically received within 20 business days)
Nebraska Library Commission Discount
Library Binding Up to 70% (average 40%)
Trade Binding Up to 70% (average 40%)
eBooks - unlimited users/simultaneous access 30%
Mention the Nebraska Library Commission ad to receive an additional 5% off when placing your order!

Nebraska Library Commission - Library and Cataloging Services
MARC Records FREE
Barcodes FREE
Spine Labels FREE
Custom Property Labels FREE
Reading Program Labels (Lexile, F&P, AR, RC) FREE
Shelf-Ready Processing -- includes label protectors $0.58
Note: An extensive amount of other customized library and cataloging services available at nominal fees. Please check with your local Educational Consultant or call our Customer Service Department for more information.

Nebraska Library Consultant:

Kim McCain
Email: kim.mccain@gumdropbooks.com
Mobile: 402-223-8470

Contact Information:

Gumdrop Books
P.O. Box 505
Bethany, MO 64424
Phone: 800-821-7199
Fax: 866-321-7199
Email: wecare@gumdropbooks.com
Website: www.gumdropbooks.com
Web Store: shop.gumdropbooks.com

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Highsmith

Highsmith is now owned by DEMCO

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Ingram Library Services Inc.

Ingram Library Services Inc. is offering discounts to public libraries and K12 school libraries in the State of Nebraska. The terms and conditions of these offers do not apply to existing staff accounts.

Discounts and Terms:

Please refer to the Ingram Discounts and Terms document specific to your library market (public library or K12) for details, including freight terms and recommended ordering procedures.

*** Due to the impact of rising oil prices, Ingram has instituted a $3.00 fuel surcharge per shipment. This charge is subject to change with notice. These charges will appear as a Shipping and Handling charge on your invoice.

Effective Dates: Start Date: February 1, 2024
                             End Date: January 31, 2025

Account Information:
This offer is extended to the Nebraska Library Commission only. The terms and conditions of this offer do not apply to staff accounts.

It is the responsibility of each individual ordering agency to verify with Account Services that any new accounts are eligible and have been set up to order under this offer. Ingram cannot issue credit for accounts not following the proper procedures.

Libraries wishing to establish a new account will be asked to complete an Ingram New Account Application and Terms of Sale Form. When setting up an account under the terms of the offer, the Library will be asked to provide a copy of their tax exemption certificate. Any item that is ordered prior to the start date of this offer is not eligible to receive the terms of this special offer. This applies to all backorders, standing orders, and firm orders placed prior to the enactment of this offer. Should a library receive a previously ordered item after the offer is in effect, previous discounts will apply

Payment Terms:
Payment terms under this offer shall be Net 30 Days. Payment is required for invoices within these terms even when a purchase order has not been completed. Ingram does not invoice for items until they have been shipped.
 
While other vendors demand payment from invoice date, Ingram's terms are calculated on statement date at the end of each month. With payment due 30 days from statement date, the customer's payment is due an average of 45 days from invoice (30-59 days). Ingram reserves the right to assess a late charge on all past due invoices.

Ordering:
Ingram can accept orders by toll-free phone, mail, electronically, (email and/or EDI - Electronic Data Interchange), or through ipage. All orders receive immediate online order entry; phone and electronic orders receive title and stock verification.

Mail orders should be sent to:

Ingram Library Services LLC
Attention Order Entry
One Ingram Blvd.
PO Box 3006
La Vergne, TN 37086-1986

The toll-free number for telephone orders is 800-937-8200. Emails with attached orders should be sent to ILS.orders@ingramcontent.com

Ingram supports EDI Transaction types and formats based on the capabilities of the library automation system. Ingram EDI offerings include:

  • Electronic ordering using the X12 format and FTP for communications.
  • Enriched EDI ordering.
  • Text format full order confirmation via email from Ingram email to user-specified email address.
  • Electronic invoicing using the X12 format and FTP for communications.

ipage:
ipage is Ingram's web-based title selection, ordering, and account management tool. Customers with a current, active Ingram account are eligible for a free subscription to ipage, which offers libraries easy-to-use ordering capabilities and other features at no cost for unlimited concurrent users. Libraries recognize ipage as an integral timesaving tool whose collection development and acquisitions capabilities, along with its various account management tools, make day-to-day ordering and receiving tasks virtually hassle-free. ipage can be accessed at https://ipage.ingramcontent.com.

Ingram Contact List:
The Nebraska Library Commission has toll-free telephone access to Ingram Customer Care at 800-937-8200, or any Ingram point of contact at 800-937-5300. Alternately, you may reach your Senior Sales Representative at:

  • Brette Dorris, Senior Sales Representative.............................618-210-3280
    Email: brette.dorris@ingramcontent.com
     
  • Gayle Norman, Inside Sales Representative..............................615-213-3141
    Email: gayle.norman@ingramcontent.com 
     
  • Ingram Library Services...............................................................615-793-5000
  • Credit Department.......................................................................800-937-8100

Email: ILSCustomer.service@ingramcontent.com
To Discuss Concerns or Issues Regarding Your Account

Email: requirements@ingramcontent.com
To Set Up / Update an Account

Mail payments only to this remittance address:

Ingram Library Services Inc.
P.O. Box 502779
St. Louis, MO 63150-2779

If you have any questions, please contact:

Brette Dorris
Senior Sales Representative
618-210-3280 or brette.dorris@ingramcontent.com

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Listen & Live Audio

Listen & Live Audio is pleased to extend the following discount and terms for its entire catalog of best-selling audiobooks on CD and cassette to all public, private and school libraries served by the Nebraska Library Commission.

  • 35% Discount
  • Free Lifetime CD and Cassette Replacement
  • Free Shipping
  • Vinyl Library Packaging ("shelf-ready")

Listen & Live Audio publishes 500+ unabridged and abridged audiobooks digitally and on CD in a variety of genres, including fiction, mystery, best-sellers, children's, military, nonfiction, adventure, SciFi, self-help, business, career development and personal growth.

Their full line can be reviewed at https://www.listenandlive.com

To ask a question or place an order, please email Alfred Martino (Alfred@listenandlive.com)

*** Don't forget to mention that your library is part of the Nebraska Library Commission to receive these special terms.

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Meescan

Liberating librarians from checkout desks around the world, Meescan is an innovative, subscription-based self-checkout solution that is flexible enough to meet the needs of libraries of all kinds and sizes. Patrons can use the Meescan app for self-checkout on their personal devices or on your small Meescan kiosks in the library.

This self-checkout solution supports EM, RFID, and passaround security, and works with any ILS that supports SIP2. Meescan also comes with a full suite of features at no extra cost, including wireless receipt printing, fee payments, Returns, and more!

Meescan is simple to install and effortless for patrons to use. It allows librarians to get on with what they do best: organizing the library's database, reaching out to their local community, helping people track down information, and engaging with patrons.

Discount details:

  • Member libraries of the Nebraska Library Commission receive 10% off the cost of an annual Meescan license.
  • An annual Meescan license includes the use of the app on both patrons' personal devices and on any Meescan kiosks in your library. There are no additional fees for maintenance, as maintenance, warranty, and support are included in your license.
  • Simply mention NLC membership to receive your discount.

Ordering:

To learn more about Meescan and begin the ordering process, you can request a quote or book a demo.

In the meantime, check out Meescan's Self-checkout brochure! Follow the instructions to download the app and use their demo barcodes to practice logging in and checking out titles!

Contact:

Robyn Petrik
Manager, Business Development
#203 - 22320 Lougheed Hwy
Maple Ridge, BC V2X2T4
Phone: 1-888-510-7095 ext. 103
Email: robyn.petrik@meescan.com
Web: www.meescan.com

Expiration: December 31, 2024

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Midwest Library Service

Fully committed to personalized service and complete order fulfillment, Midwest Library Service has been meeting the unique needs of academic, law, and public libraries for nearly 60 years. In a rapidly changing industry, we take great pride in our longstanding reputation for superior service to our customers.

Under the Nebraska Library Commission Member Discount Schedule, Midwest Library Service is pleased to offer member libraries the following special discounts on our various book acquisitions and collection development services: 

The Nebraska Library Commission Member Discount Schedule outlined below is effective through December 31, 2024.

  • FREE access to InterACQTM (Midwest's online acquisitions & collection development system)
  • FREE Collection Development tools including New Book Title Notifications
  • FREE ILS integration including MARC order records, EDI ordering & invoicing
  • Tade Hardcover..........................................up to 33%
  • Trade & Mass Market Paperbacks.............10%
  • University Press..........................................17%
  • Science/Technology....................................15%
  • Standing Order............................................up to 10%
  • Library Bindings...........................................5-15%
  • Short Discounted Titles...............................5%
  • Net titles......................................................0%

Order fulfillment is not limited to items in our inventory and, while our discounts are competitive, they reflect our desire to complete a library's order. Put simply, Midwest Library Service's paramount goal is to make every effort possible to fulfill our customers' orders in their entirety. A nominal service charge is added to net titles, special orders, and some short discount titles and titles requiring prepayment.

Midwest Library Service has been providing out of print titles for more than 20 years. We allow a short window of time to locate and acquire an out of print title that meets our strict standards for condition and price.

Midwest Library Service does not charge any annual acquisition fees, and we can also provide a broad range of physical processing services to your specifications. A few examples include:

  • Mylar Jackets
  • Spine/pocket labels
  • Barcode label application
  • Label protectors
  • TattleTapeTM security
  • Full MARC records
  • Paperback binding
  • and more

Orders are accepted by all methods, including via InterACQ, EDI, email, mail, fax, phone, etc. Midwest Library Service supports multiple account numbers per library and can automatically assign account numbers based on purchase order or fund numbers. Our invoices are completely customizable to meet the needs of the district and each branch. If desired by the library, shelf-ready books can be sent directly to individual branches with packing lists.

Freight terms include waived shipping fees with a yearly commitment of at least $10,000 in expenditures.

Our expert staff would welcome the opportunity to assist you. If you have questions or would like more information regarding our many valuable services, please feel free to contact us.

Midwest Library Service
11443 St. Charles Rock Road
Bridgeton, MO 63044
Phone: 800-325-8833
Fax: 800-962-1009
Email: mail@midwestls.com
Website: www.midwestls.com

Steven Chase
Sales Manager
chase@midwestls.com
314-873-2972

Trish Banta
Library Service Representative
banta@midwestls.com

Jackie Madden
Continuations and Standing Orders Representative
madden@midwestls.com

Trudy Barrett
Library Systems Representative
barrett@midwestls.com
 

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Minitex

Minitex is an information and resource sharing program of the Minnesota Office of Higher Education and the University of Minnesota Libraries. Through their cooperative purchasing program, they offer discounted pricing on individual purchases of a wide variety of library products. Library products are available to libraries both inside and outside the Minitex region.

To view all products offered through Minitex, go to Shop Minitex on the web or browse Minitex's 2024 Library Products Catalog (PDF).

Featured below are a few of their most popular vendors/products!

bibliotheca (formerly 3M) Library Security Products

Minitex has been an authorized bibliotheca (formerly 3M) Library Security distributor since 1988. By purchasing bibliotheca products in large quantities, Minitex is able to ensure the lowest possible prices on popular items like:

  • Tattle Tapes
  • Highland Security Strips
  • RFID Prodducts
  • Security Accessories

Minitex is happy to allow Nebraska libraries to participate in this discounted purchasing opportunity.

View up-to-date bibliotheca products and pricing online at Shop Minitex.

Minitex's 2024 Library Products Catalog also includes a price list (p. 12) and order form (p. 13).

Sentry (EM) Bookwand

The Sentry Bookwand™ is another popular product with Minitex customers. It is the only portable hand-held Electromagnetic (EM) reactivator/deativator available to libraries today. The Bookwand features an ergonomic, lightweight design that is compact and easy to use.

For more information, including current price, go to the Shop Minitex Sentry (EM) Bookwand page. You can also view a video demonstration on YouTube.

Symbology Barcode Labels & Accessories

Symbology provides a broad line of products and services to keep accurate information flowing smoothly with barcode solutions for libraries, coupon promotions, blood labeling, and other demanding applications.

  • Exact digital barcode files for printing by packaging and label suppliers
  • Preprinted barcode labels, including sequential, pre-printed and variable data printing
  • GS1 DataBar™ Coupon barcodes and related services
  • Barcode inspection and verification equipment

Learn more about Symbology barcode labels, including cost and how to order from Minitex.

Access Minitex's Symbology barcode label order form.

For questions or ordering assistance contact:

Dana Kocienda
Minitex
University of Minnesota
Wilson Library, Room 60
309 19th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Phone: 612-625-9527 / 800-462-5348
Fax: 612-624-4508
Email: minitexproducts@umn.edu or danak@minitex.umn.edu
https://shop.minitex.umn.edu

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Mitinet Library Services

For over 35 years, Mitinet Library Services™ has been working with libraries and catalogers worldwide, to help solve MARC record, cataloging, and metadata issues. Our tools and services allow them to maintain high quality standards and assist with even the most diverse cataloging needs of today.

Mitinet is excited to offer discounts and services to Nebraska libraries through the Nebraska Library Commission discount purchasing program.

Software: BestMARC™, Mitinet's award winning cloud-based metadata management system, is a powerful and easy-to-use tool that helps librarians and catalogers strive for overall exellence in their library. BestMARC was released in 2014 and has steadily evolved in the past decade. It makes processing and maintaining MARC records fast, easy, and convenient. With its advanced sharing capabilities you're able to create and save cataloging processes for editing and enhancing MARC records and share those with your team to improve consistency. In addition to these features, BestMARC also includes:

  • Record source and MARC editor
  • Record enhancements (award notes, Reading Programs, subject headings)
  • Batch editing (global editing, regular expressions, workflows)
  • RDA update and standardizations
  • Subject Enrichment
  • And much more

Data Services: The best metadata management is backed by the best data services to keep your database up-to-date and accurate. Mitinet's industry-leading Custom Data Services team provides full-service database cleanups & MARC records updates based on your timeline, budget, and specifications, allowing your metadata and materials to be more discoverable.

MARC Database Clean-up

We provide a fully-customized clean-up solution built around your specific needs, which makes database clean-up easy, fast and efficient saving you time and money.

  • MARC record repair
  • Brief to full record updates
  • Call Number standardization
  • Reading program updates (Lexile, Accelerated Reader, Reading Counts, and Fountas & Pinnell)
  • Subject Heading updates (Sears, Library of Congress, and Library of Congress Children's)
  • Duplicate record removal
  • Custom global edits
  • And much more

Nebraska Library Commission Discounts and Services

All Nebraska libraries are invited to use Mitinet's free AnalyzeMARC Database Diagnostic tool, which will generate an extensive detailed report of the current condition of your MARC records and library data. With this diagnostic report, we can offer concrete solutions to update and enhance your records for an individual school or public library or your union catalog for your school district or library consortium. This analysis includes:

  • Your collections
  • Call number prefix consistency
  • Cataloging standards (RDA or AACR2)
  • Technical and syntax errors
  • Brief or incomplete records
  • Duplicate records
  • Content-related status including:
    • Award notes
    • Subject headings (Sears, Library of Congress, Children's LC)
    • Reading Program (Lexile®, Accelerated Reader®, Fountas & Pinnell®, Reading Counts®)

Upon completion of AnalyzeMARC, we can schedule a time to consult with you to answer your questions and make recommendations to meet your needs.

Nebraska libraries will receive a 10% discount on our award winning software BestMARC, or on any of the Data Service clean-ups and enhancements we provide.

Contact Information
Mitinet Library Services
2811 Milton Ave., #369
Janesville, WI 53545
Phone: 800-824-6272
Email: wecare@mitinet.com
Website: www.mitinet.com

Nebraska Account Executive
Justin Hoelscher
Phone: 800-824-6272 ext. 5242
Mobile: 608-345-0943 (preferred)
Email: justin@mitinet.com

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TechSoup Stock

TechSoup Stock Software Donation Program for U.S. Public Libraries: TechSoup Stock now serves U.S. public libraries. TechSoup Stock connects nonprofits with donated and discounted technology products in the supportive environment of the TechSoup Website.

Choose from over 240 products from the 25 providers including Cisco and Microsoft.

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The Library Store, Inc.

The Library Store is offering up to 55% off Retail  Discount including free shipping on stock products. To receive your discount, you must refer to Bid Code # NLC at the time of order or enter discount code NLC in the "Bid or Coupon/Promo Code" box at checkout on the website.

Print a copy of the 2024 Discount Letter for handy workstation access!

To view your discounts online:

  1. Go to thelibrarystore.com
  2. Sign in/Log in
  3. Enter your BID CODE # NLC
  4. See your discounts while you shop

New! Beginning in 2019, purchases made using your discount code are eligible for TLS's Rewards program! Sign up for My Rewards to begin earning points on purchases:

  1. Get a $200 gift certificate for every 10 stamps* you earn
  2. Get exclusive offers, sales and more via email every week
  3. Stay up to date on the latest products & trends.

*Earn a stamp for every $200 you spend. Stamps are awarded after your products have shipped.

Effective Dates: January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2028

Ordering:

  1. Minimum order of $100.00 to receive discount
  2. Please REFERENCE BID CODE # NLC to receive your discount when you order

Furniture and all items shipping from our manufacture locations will be shipping prepaid and added to invoice. Please call for shipping quotes.

If you have questions please contact your Contract Administrator:

Justin Riley
E-mail: bids@thelibrarystore.com

Phone: 800-548-7204 / Fax: 800-320-7706 / Web: thelibrarystore.com
P.O. Box 0964, Tremont, IL 61568-0964

Contact TLS for Special Bid Pricing on TLS Brand Products. Made in the USA! Discount cannot be combined with any other special offers, promotions, coupons or web exclusive/sales.

*** Furniture project coming up? Call or email your Contract Administrator for pricing.

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Vernon Library Supplies

Vernon Library Supplies now offers their lowest prices to customers directly through their website, with no discount code required. Additionally, customers can now process their own quotes through the Vernon Library Supplies website. Orders can be placed by phone, fax, mail or online at the Vernon Library Supplies website.

Website: http://www.vernonlibrarysupplies.com
Phone: 800-878-0253
Fax: 800-466-1165
Email: sales@vernlib.com   

Mailing/Remittance Address:
PO Box 1126
Tremont, IL 61568-1126

Street Address:
112 E South St
Tremont, IL 61568-7948

Expiration: December 31, 2028

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