YBP Library Services has more than 40 years of experience partnering with libraries to develop streamlined workflows for their print and electronic monographic acquisitions. In this presentation, we will introduce libraries to some of the services that make YBP unique: GOBI3 (Global Online Bibliographic Information), our acquisition and collection management interface offers access to more than 10 million scholarly titles, designed for academic and research institutions; approval plans and notification plans for new titles, used by thousands of libraries for more than 25 years to assist with collection development and efficiently add new titles to their collections; eBooks and e-approval plans from a wide choice of publishers platforms, and aggregators like ebrary, EBL, and EBSCO; comprehensive coverage of U.S. and UK publications; Demand-Driven Acquisitions (DDA), our innovative service for print books and ebooks which includes the capability of including multiple aggregators in a single profile; YBP Metadata Services: wide range of services including digital and print book cataloging, book processing, electronic invoicing, record enrichment, demand-driven acquisitions workflow support, electronic selection and electronic ordering; out of print services such as YBP Marketplace, integrated into the GOBI3 workflow; duplication control across all services and formats.
For more than 40 years, YBP has built close relationships with academic libraries and consortia in over 55 countries, while providing streamlined solutions for their acquisition, collection development and technical service needs. As well as supplying print books from thousands of publishers worldwide, YBP also supplies ebooks from over 20 publisher and aggregator platforms, approval plans and technical services to academic, research and special libraries. Through our world-renowned GOBI3 online interface, libraries can efficiently centralise collection development workflows, allowing them to optimise the library’s time and resources.