Collection Development
Collection Development

Comprehensive Collection Development Tools

Every day, librarians are asked to do more with less—less time, less money, less staff. Save time with collection development resources and tools designed to build the ideal collection for your unique community.

Top-Shelf Selections. Real-Life Librarians.


(Y)Our MLS-Degreed Librarians


iCurate®: Collection Development Tools


Easy Ordering & Account Management

“By partnering with Ingram, it felt like we had more staff.”

— Jennifer Ralston

Harford County Public Library

“I am LOVING these [ipage®] lists! Not only are they helpful with regular collection development work, they're making it easy to put together mini collections for display. LOVE THEM!"

— Katie J.

Adult Collection Development Coordinator

(Y)Our Collection Development Team

Ingram's MLS-degreed librarians and program administrators work with you to find materials and develop programs for your collections. Utilizing their public library selector experience and tracking trends that affect reading behavior, they identify the titles you need for a well-balanced, relevant, high-circulating collection.

With a diverse set of library experience and backgrounds, (y)our librarians are hard at work behind-the-scenes:

  • Meeting with publishers to learn about forthcoming titles and trends.
  • Analyzing national ordering patterns of libraries and retailers.
  • Creating lists to enhance your collections.

Wow your patrons with help from your invisible team at Ingram.

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Collection Development Team

A Year in the Life of Our MLS-Degreed Librarians


Complimentary curated lists


Hand-selected items


Custom ODC lists


Publisher meetings

Numbers based on data from 2020.

iCurate®: Suite of Collection Development Tools

From complimentary lists to gap analysis and special project curation, Ingram’s suite of collection development tools, iCurate, gives you time-saving curation you need from experts you can trust.

iCurate Complimentary
iCurate Coming Soon
iCurate Core
iCurate Custom
iCurate inClusive
ipage: Easy Ordering & Account Management

Easy Ordering & Account Management

Combining the industry’s largest inventory, pre-pub metadata, and complimentary lists, Ingram’s innovative ordering tool, ipage®, offers search, selection, and account management in one easy-to-use platform.

  • Confidently select and order titles that fit your budget, timeframe, and demand.
  • Customize to meet your selection team's workflow with automated ordering integrations.
  • Creating lists to enhance your collections.
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