Simplify your acquisitions workflow with BLUEcloud Acquisitions. Compare pricing from vendors, make your selections, and order the materials—all in one app, all from your ILS.
Make smart decisions faster
View your holdings, copies on order for each title, compare line-item budget amounts, and send an order based. Manage your ordering process your way, add preferred vendors to your selections and empower your staff. BLUEcloud Acquisitions give options and vendors all in one app, so you don't waste time jumping between vendors and selecting materials.
Organize your funds, your way
BLUEcloud Acquisitions will offer true fund hierarchies that delve as deep as you want them to. Dive into your nonfiction budget, and create a subaccount for science, then subdivide it into additional accounts for physical science and another for life science. Whatever fund structure you need, you can build it in BLUEcloud Acquisitions.
Never miss a bulk discount
Harness the buying power of your consortium while keeping your site's independence. In BLUEcloud Acquisitions, consortia members can select their items separately but order together, so you get every bulk discount possible.
Quick and easy workflow
Add preferred vendors to your selections and orders and empower your staff. BLUEcloud Acquisitions gives ordering workflow options all in one app, so you don't waste time jumping between vendor environments and selecting materials.
Automatically compare vendor prices and performance without leaving your LSP
Track budget activity with dual-entry accounting and full journal entries
Create fund hierarchies of any depth using drag and drop
Store multiple vendor accounts on each vendor record
Use vendor templates to quickly auto-populate fields
Search across fund accounts, vendor records, titles in a selection list, and more with one simple query—no need to select your search index
Archive old fund sources or vendor accounts to clear out clutter without giving up data access
Centralize ordering in your consortia, no matter how many ILS instances your system runs