CAVAL Languages Direct – Full LOTE Service

Bringing world languages to your library


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CAVAL, an established not-for-profit library agency, provides a Shelf-ready for LOTE (Languages Other Than English) through its Languages Direct library supply business. The CAVAL Languages Direct library LOTE business includes the following end-to-end services:

  • Selection and profiling of LOTE titles
  • Acquisition
  • Cataloguing
  • Processing including barcode labeling and RFID tagging
  • Delivery to library

LOTE Express Offers

Australia-wide collaborative purchasing, featuring fixed price shelf-ready standing orders in all languages.

LOTE Express substantially cuts the cost and speed of cataloguing and is inclusive of:

  • cataloguing (including vernacular script and item record)
  • shelf-ready processing (to each library’s own specification)
  • delivery (including overseas freight)

Benefits of LOTE Express

  • Selection comprises latest high profile public library titles selected from broad range of publishers by an experienced CAVAL library professional from each language community.
  • Option for selectors on libraries’ staff to select titles from each quarterly list, and to add special requests.
  • No minimum budget required.
  • Complies with YourPA 1504/0826, MAV Procurement LM5513 and LocalBuy Qld BUS 223-0312 vendor panels for Shelf-Ready Library Resources.

For more information on LOTE Express, please contact languagesdirect@caval.edu.au