Services – General Information

Quotations
Comprehensive Order Service
Support with Electronic Access
Compilation of Relevant Data
Output in Electronic Format
Consolidation Service - RAPID-Service
Efficient Claim Service
Internet Services
Individual Services upon Request
E-Books

At our head office in Basel a team of highly trained multilingual staff handles of orders from libraries, universities, higher schools and companies. Our wide range of services, all characterized by their individuality, flexibility and efficiency, enables us to meet the customers' individual needs.


Quotations

Please feel free to ask for a detailed price quotation. Such quotations generally contain the same information as our regular invoices. If you would like a quotation for the purpose of comparing our prices with those of another agent, please specify the date of invoicing, so that we can do our best to apply a comparable conversion rate.

You can send your title list by e-mail (e.g. Excel or csv file) to journals@libri.ch


Comprehensive Order Service

We supply subscriptions in print and electronic format and ebooks packages.
Please refer to the detailed information regarding orders.


Support with Electronic Journals

The rapidly increasing number of electronic journals and the numerous, ever-changing pricing structures lead to an enormous workload for the libraries.
We support our customers anytime with inquiries, online registrations and sorting out problems. Furthermore, we provide information on new electronic journals or changes.
LibriAccess is a valuable tool with regard to electronic journals.


Compilation of Relevant Data

The following data can be obtained any time:

  • Title list
  • List of new titles (journals and book series) – also available online
  • Bibliographic Bulletin (bibliographic changes, delayed publications etc.) – available online soon
  • Price analysis statistics (over a three-year period), to give you an overview of price increases and currency developments.
Please send your requests to journals@libri.ch


Output in Electronic Format

The requested data (quotations, invoices, lists etc.) can also be provided in electronic format, e.g. in ASCII or other formats.


Consolidation Service – RAPID-Service

Karger Libri offers a highly efficient and well proven consolidation service known as RAPID-Service (Regular Accelerated Periodical International Delivery Service) which is currently used by many libraries around the world. The ordered publications are delivered to our headquarters in Basel and dispatched from there at regular intervals (according to agreement with the customer).
Please refer to the detailed information on orders.


Efficient Claim Service

Our user-friendly tools facilitate and accelerate the claiming procedure immensely.
Please refer to the detailed information on claims.


Internet Services

  • Fulltext search in our title database via internet – including new titles
  • LibriAccess
  • Full-text Search for Electronic Journals


Individual Services upon Request

Please let us know if you have special requests or requirements which are not listed among our standard services – we would be happy to find a solution to meet your individual needs.


E-Books

Our services also encompass electronic books. The digital editions of book serials, reference books, textbooks or monographs offer libraries some considerable advantages:

  • simultaneous access
  • digital books are available 24 hours a day
  • no more extra costs for replacement copies (in case of damage or loss)
  • less internal administration (no further handling or stacking of books required)
Please contact us for further information.

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