Librarians, as well as other library staff, can vote for titles using BNC CataList, a free tool that provides access to the most up-to-date publisher catalogues.
How to participate in Loan Stars:
To request a digital or physical copy of a forthcoming book, look for the READ ME button in CataList. You can request a copy directly from the publisher or make your request in NetGalley, an online resource that allows libraries to access digital galleys:
To vote, all you need to do is click the “Vote” button under the books you want to nominate while logged in to your CataList account. When casting your vote, you have the option to create or link to a review, promoting the title of your choice!
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