¿No Hablas Español? No Problem.

Brodart's Spanish Collection Development team is your key for happy Spanish-speaking patrons.

Why Brodart?

We make it possible for you to offer Spanish materials without speaking the language. What's more, Brodart's accurate, robust book-in-hand cataloging records help your Spanish-speaking patrons easily find the titles they want.

We take care of the following, so you don't have to.

  • Evaluate Spanish materials from a variety of sources
  • Offer popular titles in range of subjects
  • Consider appropriateness for American libraries
  • Review for dialect and quality
  • Note author's country of origin (dialect) on adult and juvenile titles to aid in selection

Benefits for Your Library

  • Increase circulation
  • Satisfy patron demand without speaking Spanish
  • Empower Spanish-speaking patrons to find the titles they want
  • Enable easy discoverability with accurate Bilindex subject headings
  • Be confident that your Spanish selections will match community interests
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Online Selection Lists

Many vendors offer the same titles. Brodart goes a step further with granular list preparation across a range of categories. Browse by country of origin/interest or select from the lists below:

  • Awards
  • Bestsellers
  • Hot Topics
  • Mexican Bookstore Bestsellers
  • Blockbusters
  • Grant Fulfillment
  • Publishers Weekly Select Spanish-Language Titles

TIPS® (Title Information Preview Service) Notification Programs

Receive selection lists of new and forthcoming titles that match your preferences. Choose from the following free Silver TIPS lists or receive customized lists through Diamond TIPS.

  • Top Spanish titles: Fiction and Nonfiction Spanish originals, plus translations of popular U.S. titles
  • Adult Spanish TIPS: Recommended Fiction and Nonfiction (Hardcover & Paperback), including TOP Spanish Titles
  • Children's & Teen Spanish TIPS: Fiction and Nonfiction (Board Books, Chapter Books, Picture Books, Easy Readers)


Standing Order Program – Spanish FASTips

Free service: Set your preferences one time and watch your books arrive every month. Choose from five popular categories.

  • Blockbusters: Adult Fiction and Nonfiction from the most popular authors or focused-on hot topics
  • Recommended Picture Books: Titles selected book-in-hand for content and bind quality
  • Essential Juvenile Selections: Board Books, Picture Books, Easy Readers, Chapter Books, Nonfiction
  • Popular Paperbacks: Popular and recommended Adult Fiction paperbacks
  • Young Adult Fiction: Popular Young Adult Fiction (Original Language and Translations)

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Popular Title Subscription – Purchase Plus Español

Stay current with the most sought after Spanish-language material: Our annual subscription plan is designed to help libraries keep up with patron demand and offer a collection of popular materials.

  • Fiction and Nonfiction
  • Hardcover and Paperback
  • Native language and English translations
  • Cataloging, processing, and shipping included

Go to Purchase Plus

Cataloging Services

  • Receive shelf-ready material — three service levels from which to choose
  • Brodart offers Bilindex subject headings for easy discoverability of Spanish titles

Add Physical Processing

  • Spine Labels
  • Genre and Classification Labels
  • Bar Code Labels
  • Branch/Property Labels and Stamping
  • Title/Pocket Labels
  • RFID and Theft Detection
  • Jacketing/Label Protectors
  • Paperback Reinforcement Services

View Our Spanish Services Brochure