2013 Collection Fair

The School Library Collection Fair will be held on Thursday, September 19th, at the Nashville Public Library Conference Center.  We are inviting all of your favorite vendors, publishers and database distributors that serve the school library market.  School librarians from across Tennessee are welcome.  If you have suggestions of vendors you would like to see, please contact Tenn-Share

The School Library Collection Fair is held each year in conjunction with the Tenn-Share DataFest and Conference.  The fair is free to attend and no registration is required, though it is appreciated. Breakfast and an afternoon snack will be provided; lunch is on your own.

Confirmed Vendors

Subject to change.

  1. Mackin Educational Resources, represented by Laura Hammerschmidt, will showcase Mackin Educational Resources.  Mackin is a complete one-source service providing virtually any book, eBook, audio, DVD, CD-Rom or educational software in print for libraries and classrooms.  All orders receive FREE processing, FREE cataloging and FREE shipping. Our goal is to make things less complicated for librarians and teachers, and we achieve it with thousands of
    customers around the world every day.  Website: http://www.mackin.com.
  2. Bound to Stay Bound, represented by Janet Muegge, will showcase Prebound Children's Books and Play-Aways.  Locating Common Core titles made easy. Find what is already in your collection that relates to a specific Common Core strand, plus those titles needed to round out your collection.  BTSB makes it so easy. Only our pre-bound books are strong enough to withstand repeated use by young readers and still remain in good, useable condition.  Website: http://www.btsb.com.  Bound to Stay Bound will be giving away books!
  3. Howard Books, represented by Mike Howard, will showcase Abdo, Bearpoint, Capstone, Chidren's Library Resources, Compass Point, Crabtree, Creative Company, Durabound Books, Enslow, Heinemann/Raintree, Picture Window, Roarke, Stone Arch, Superior Books, Thomson/Gale.  Website: http://howardbooks.net.
  4. Capstone Books, represented by Mike Howard, will showcase Abdo, Bearpoint, Capstone, Chidren's LIbrary Resources, Compass Point, Crabtree, Creative Company, Durabound Books, Enslow, Heinemann/Raintree, Picture Window, Roarke, Stone Arch, Superior Books, Thomson/Gale.  Leading Publisher of Library Hardcover books and innovative Digital Products including Capstone Interactive ebooks, PebbleGo and myON. Website: http://www.capstonepub.com/.  
  5. Garrett Book Company, represented by Jim Rice, will showcase Library Books-- PK-12 Hardback, library.  Library Books - PK-12 Hardback, library.  Website: http://www.garrettbooks.com/.  Garrett Book Company will be giving away $100 worth of books!
  6. Davidson Titles, represented by David Ramsey, will showcase products.  Davidson Titles provides library and classroom books in all bindings and for all ages, eBooks, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs, and databases.  Shelf-ready processing, collection analysis, development and weeding suggestions are available.  Website: http://www.davidsontitles.com/.  Davidson Titles will be giving away a door prize!
  7. Perma-Bound, represented by John Zeller, will showcase products.  Perma-Bound is an established library  supplier of pre-bound & publisher hardcover books, eBooks,    Playaways, audio & DVD, & K-12 databases representing over 1000 publishers.  Perma-Bound offers full library processing services.  Free Shipping.  All Perma-Bound editions are unconditionally guaranteed. Website: http://www.perma-bound.com.  Perma-Bound will be giving away 5 Perma-Bound books with total value of $60+!
  8. Follett, represented by Jon Duncan, will showcase books.  We help Pre-K-12 school libraries stay current, focused and empowered to bring maximum value to the learning experience.  As the nation's largest supplier of books, reference materials, digital resources, eBooks and audiovisual materials to PreK-12 schools, Follett Library Resources offers much more than a phenomenal selection. Our industry-leading expertise and passion for exceeding customer expectations free school librarians, administrators and teachers to pursue their passion: educating our children and young adults. To meet the needs of today's educators, we listen first to understand the varied needs of their students. Then the Follett team, from Account Managers and special Customer Care Consultants to the associates who fill each order, leverage the full breadth of our resources to deliver the best products and services available anywhere. Our fast and efficient e-commerce systems streamline the ordering process and make it easy for librarians and other educators to develop and maintain the wide range of materials that are used throughout PreK-12 schools.  Website: http://www.titlewave.com/
  9. Ingram, represented by Candy Ortman and Lisa Johnson, will showcase products.  Website: http://www.ingramcontent.com.
  10. World Book, represented by Maryanne Thompson, Judy Stancil, will showcase World Book Online/Print and other library/classroom  products.  Online and print for preschool through college. We are more than Reference! Common Core and Curriculum-correlated products for your library and classroom.  Integrated search with ebooks and primary source documents. Come see our NEW Digital books and Science and Social Studies Power!  Website: http://www.worldbookonline.com/.  World Book will be giving away Yes, we will donate a door prize. 
  11. Vincent and Vincent Booksellers (Cherry Lake, Child's World, Gareth Stevens, Mason Crest, Morgan Reynolds, Norwood House, Pegasus Press, Scholastic Library Publishing, Weigl), represented by Debbie & Sara Vincent, will showcase Cherry Lake, Child's World, Gareth Stevens, Mason Crest, Morgan Reynolds, Norwood House, Pegasus Press, Scholastic Library Publishing, Weigl. Library bound fiction and non-fiction print and ebooks.  Website: http://www.vincentandvincent.net.
  12. Baker & Taylor, represented by Leshia Swaim, will showcase products.  Website: http://www.btol.com.
  13. Children's Plus, represented by JT Fisher and Ken Standenfer, will showcase Children's books.  Children's Plus Inc. is a book wholesaler for Pre-K to Young Adult for classrooms and libraries.  Website: http://www.childrensplusinc.com
  14. Gale Cengage, represented by a K-12 specialist, will showcase products.  Website: http://cengage.com.
  15. TEL, represented by Wendy Cornelisen, will showcase TEL.  Website: http://tntel.tnsos.org/
  16. ProQuest, represented by Cynthia Lett, will showcase Ebrary, CultureGrams, HeritageQuest & HNP.  Ebrary - ebrary offers a new strategic approach to acquiring e-books based on three steps: Transition, Diversify and Streamline™. As libraries are transitioning budgets from print to digital to meet growing demand, and more books are being published digitally, diversifying models and streamlining ordering are becoming necessities. When libraries pursue this    strategy, they are able to see the highest return on their e-book investment.  Our research solutions are designed to support the widespread, integrated, sustained, and effective (WISE) use of technology to help K-12 schools develop educators' skills and improve student achievement at every grade level.  Website: http://www.proquest.com/.  ProQuest will be giving away ProQuest Pens and a Barnes & Noble Gift Card!
  17. Rainbow Books, represented by Kristie Baughman, will showcase Children's books.  Children's book distributor, K through 12, featuring bi-lingual titles, easy readers, and E-Books.  Website: http://www.rainbowbookcompany.com/
  18. Cowan Books, represented by Ben Cowan