Electronic Data Interchange (EDI)

Assistance in the transition, setup, testing, and support for EDI Services

Star Books UK supports the exchange of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) for serials invoices, claims, and orders with a variety of Library Management Systems using industry standards as well as proprietary formats.

We continuously work with Library System Vendors to test new releases and interfaces as they become available. In addition, we are committed to implementing new interfaces as the demand dictates.

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Digital Cataloguing

A full-range of options from simple to complex, you choose the level necessary to receive materials tailored for your library.

We supplement our professional cataloging staff with a team of highly trained paraprofessional catalogers, all of whom received training from professional librarians. Our staff supports 39 languages in multiple formats.

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Shelf Ready Services

With more than 25 years of experience in library automation including, cataloging and classification services in all types of libraries throughout the World, Star Books UK is the most reliable partner for all your technical processing needs for your entire collections.

In addition to providing MARC records for your newly acquired collection, We also shelve-ready these collections with security tag insertion, spin labeling, library stamp, book cover jack, item creation, and much more.

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Other Services

  • Free RFID Tag Activation. Free Delivery. Free Shelf-Ready Servicing
  • Fixed Conversion Rate
  • Basic MARC records provided free of charge.
  • Our booklists are individually compiled by language specialists and are updated monthly.
  • Supplier selection involves us conferring with a local language specialist in order to provide the most relevant selection of books.
  • Our sister company, Star Print-O-Bind, prints dual language books and other publications for the UK market.
  • We closely observe the issue figures to provide effective service.

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Seach our Online Store

Star is a One Stop Source for all your Foreign Language Needs and Provide.

How to OrderLibrary Services

How to Order

Option 1 – Supplier Select: Highly recommended for new libraries and bulk purchasers. Unlike most suppliers, our selection is done by specialists.

Option 2 – Customer Select: We give you the opportunity to select your preferred stock. Usually, used by libraries who employ community librarians or local volunteers.

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About Us

Star Books UK (Est. 1972) specializes in the supply of foreign language publications to libraries across the UK. Our sister company, Star Publications Private Ltd, is the largest supplier of Indic and Asian language books in India. Globally, Star Publications has established a widespread export network of books in all major Indian & Asian languages to public libraries and foreign language suppliers all over the world, including the eminent library of Congress, for over 60 years.

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