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"We use Alibris for Libraries for batch orders as well as title by title ordering. Alibris manages the lists and finds the titles for us. Alibris is our vendor of choice for replacement books, whether they are rare, out of print or just a few years old." [Read more]

Nina Antoville, Assistant Director for Technical Services and Special Collections, Library and Academic Technology Services, California State University, Long Beach