CLCD, LLC (Children's Literature Comprehensive Database) Launches CLCD 3.0

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CLCD's Third Generation System dramatically increases performance, ease-of-use and functionality. New features such as books like this, responsive screen design (availability on virtually any device), enhanced OPAC linking, newly redesigned book details page optimize in-depth comprehensive access to the largest independent source for information about children's literature titles.

CLCD 3.0 introduces new features and functionality designed to enhance the user experience, save time and increase discovery and selection of Children's Literature titles. The new release focuses on Responsive Screen Design, tablet and Smart Board functionality and a redesigned Title Details page.

Key new features in 3.0

Books Like This - While viewing a Book Detail page subscribers will see similar titles (Books Like This) for further research and reading.

Enhanced OPAC Linking - CLCD 3.0 will query each ISBN in a CLCD MARC record to find a match in a subscribers local OPAC. CLCD 3.0 also provides the ability to query the OPAC via Title & Author.

Responsive Design - CLCD 3.0 automatically adjusts to a devices screen. Whether it's a PC, Laptop, iPad or tablet. Virtually any device - anywhere.

Sliders (search limiters) - CLCD 3.0 uses sliders to limit or narrow a search and search results. This is especially useful with tablet and other touch-screen devices. Users will also have the ability to key in a specific value or range.

Improved Search Results/Book Details Pages - Newly designed pages are cleaner and easier to navigate.

MY CLCD tab has been improved to provide additional functionality and for ease of use.

A newly redesigned Partner Page has also been introduced for use in Vendor/Partner OPACs, and Book Vendor catalogs.

Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) provides reliable one search access to all important and relevant information about Pre K-12 media of all types. This includes 484,000+ reviews from 42 respected publications, over 330,000 author/illustrator links, reading metrics, and curriculum tools -- all full text searchable. Our goal is to connect our subscribers with information to help children and young adults with the books that will make a significant difference in their lives.

CLCD 3.0 is available to all current subscribers as a free upgrade. The new system is also available on a Free-Trial basis by contacting sales(at)clcd(dot)com.

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