Manage Your Library Collection with Free Online Tools


 Manage My Collection


Manage My Collection is a powerful comparative tool that matches your school or library's Machine Readable Cataloging data against Perma-Bound's entire product inventory. You can use this feature to eliminate unwanted duplicate titles when placing orders and developing lists, or as a means of analyzing your collection.


  • Eliminate duplicates from search results as well as from new and existing lists.
  • Monitor list building to address your collection's needs for the future.
  • Reduce time-intensive research and analyze inventory with a few clicks of the mouse.
  • Manage quickly and efficiently by way of an intuitive interface and thorough documentation.
  • Continuous updates to our database as new products are added will provide you with the latest, most accurate title information.

Getting Started

  1. Export your collection's MARC records from your software circulation system (export instructions are accessible here or in our online 'Help Center' and on the Upload/Update page ).
  2. Upload this MARC record file via Perma-Bound.com's web interface on your My Account page
  3. Perma-Bound will analyze and match your records within 1-2 hours.
  4. The results will then be applied to your web account, and one of three match-icons will appear to the right of the Title Results area of all lists and search results.
IconMatchCriteria
ExactIdentical ISBNs
ExactTitle + Author/Illustrator + Copyright Date
ExactReading Program Quiz Number
PossibleTitle + Author/Illustrator
PossibleTitle + Publisher + Copyright Date
PossibleTitle + Author's last name
NoNone of the above

Supported Software

We provide step-by-step instructions for a wide array of software circulation systems. Click on the 'more info' link in the Manage My Collection area of the Customer Homepage, or go to the Perma-Bound Help Center and select Manage My Collection, 'Exporting MARC Records'.

Supported Software Systems:

  • AGent VERSO
  • Alexandria
  • Athena
  • Atriuum
  • CASPR/Library World
  • Concourse
  • Destiny
  • Dynix and Sirsi, General System Export
  • Follett Circulation Plus
  • Infocentre (Sagebrush)
  • Insignia Library System
  • L4U/Kelowna
  • Library Pro 2.2
  • Library Solutions (TLC)
  • Mandarin
  • OPALS
  • Sirsi Unicorn Ecole
  • Surpass Central
  • Winnebago/Spectrum

Login and click on 'Upload/Update' located under the My Collection heading in the left-hand menu of your My Account page to receive your FREE analysis today!


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