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Welcome to Book Verdict, the new collection development resource that gives you an unparalleled scope of content and depth of information with over 300,000 reviews from the most relied-upon sources in the library community: Library Journal, School Library Journal, Horn Book Magazine, The Horn Book Guide, and Junior Library Guild.

Book Verdict is available in configurations to fit every need and every budget.
(Magazine subscribers: scroll down for details on upgrading your subscription)

Book Verdict Pro Library Journal – Only $9/month ($108/year)

  • Full text of all book and media reviews from Library Journal
  • Full Pro functionality and tools (create, and manage and tag lists; save searches; export metadata)
  • Site-based institutional subscriptions now available:click here for prices & details

Book Verdict Pro School Library Journal – Only $9/month ($108/year)

Book Verdict Pro K-12 – Only $12.50/month ($150/year)

  • Build on Book Verdict Pro School Library Journal by adding full text of reviews from The Horn Book Magazine, The Horn Book Guide, and Junior Library Guild selections
  • Full Pro functionality and tools (create, manage and tag lists; save searches; export metadata)
  • The only review database that brings all these sources together in one place
  • Site-based institutional subscriptions now available:click here for prices & details

Book Verdict Pro Plus – Only $15/month ($180/year)

  • All reviews from Library Journal, School Library Journal, and The Horn Book Magazine and The Horn Book Guide, and Junior Library Guild selections
  • Full Pro functionality and tools (create, manage and tag lists; save searches; export metadata)
  • The most complete resource available anywhere
  • Site-based institutional subscriptions now available:click here for prices & details

More complete details on all versions available by clicking here


Not sure if Book Verdict is right for your library?
Try it free for 14 days.

You can now find out if Book Verdict is right for your library by trying it free for 14 days. Put it through its paces: search and access reviews, create, share, and export lists with full metadata, see for yourself what it can do for you and your library’s users.

When your free trial is over, you will have the option to subscribe or simply allow your trial to end without obligation.

To take advantage of this opportunity click here today.

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Basic access to Book Verdict is free with your print subscription, offering access to the full text of all reviews from the journal to which you subscribe.

Upgrading your Book Verdict access to full Pro functionality and tools (create, manage and tag lists; save searches; export metadata) is easy and remarkably affordable:

School Library Journal Subscribers:

  • Upgrade to Book Verdict Pro SLJ: $24/year $12 flat fee provides Pro functionality for the remainder of your current subscription—no matter how many months you have left to go.
  • Upgrade to Book Verdict Pro K-12: $42/year $21 flat fee for the remainder of your current subscription
  • Upgrade to Book Verdict Pro Plus: $66/year $33 flat fee for the remainder of your current subscription.

Library Journal Subscribers:

  • Upgrade to Book Verdict Pro LJ: $24/year $12 flat fee provides Pro functionality for the remainder of your current subscription—no matter how many months you have left to go.
  • Upgrade to Book Verdict Pro Plus: $42/year $21 flat fee for the remainder of your current subscription

To take advantage of these great deals, click the appropriate link below to login to your subscription account and from there follow the link to upgrade Book Verdict, or simply call our customer service team at 866-207-0310.

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