ClearStar.Net Partners with BRB Publications to Streamline Education Verifications and Simplify MVR Validations

Share Article and BRB Publications have entered a partnership that will allow background screening firms using the distribution network to obtain educational institution verification information directly from the BRB Public Records database. Employee and tenant screening companies using the service will also be able to validate driver's license formats against the state motor vehicle records information in the BRB database., a leading service provider for the employment screening industry, announced today the formation of a new partnership with BRB Publications. Under the terms of the arrangement, members of the distribution network will now be able to gain direct access to the educational institution information as well as the state Motor Vehicle Records information in the BRB Publications database.

"Historically, education verifications have been a relentless job for background screening firms," explained R.J. Vale, CEO of "By integrating the BRB Publications database, we've eliminated many of the tedious steps and streamlined the verification process to save time and money for our members."

With's new education service, suppliers or processors can search for colleges and technical schools in the BRB Database by name or location then view degrees granted and capture the contact information necessary to secure alumni verifications.

"Publishing thorough, up-to-date information for locating public records is the hallmark of our organization," said Mark Sankey, president of BRB Publications, Inc. "The seamless integration of our databases with is an incredibly efficient use of our data that permits us to better serve the processors and suppliers in this industry."

In addition to the new education service, members will now be able to perform Motor Vehicle Records validations utilizing the BRB Publications MVR database. Suppliers will be able to enter an applicant's driver's license number and determine whether it is the valid format for the state specified. If the entered license format is not valid for that state, then the state criteria can be viewed for clarification.

"Suppliers are increasingly looking for a single-source solution for managing their background screening operations," explained R.J. Vale, CEO of "By providing easy access to essential data sources like the databases from BRB Publications, we are further cementing's commitment to our distribution network."

About BRB Publications

BRB Publications, Inc is the nation's premier publisher of sourcebooks used for locating public records. BRB's books and electronic products point the way to more than 26,000 government agencies and 3,500 record vendors that maintain, search for or retrieve public records. More than a directory, the profiles in their products include access procedures and restrictions fees, turnaround times and complete contact information including website, phone and mailing address. BRB Publications was awarded the 2000 Publisher of the Year by Quality Books and is a past winner of a Product Achievement Award from the Information Industry Association.

About is a trusted provider of strategic services and decision making information for background screening firms.'s proven technology infrastructure is HR-XML Consortium certified and sets the foundation for a strong community of progressive, independent retailers who provide risk mitigation, employment and tenant screening services.

A founding member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners, and its distribution network have been facilitating confident business decisions by serving consumers of public records from its corporate offices in Atlanta, Georgia, since 1995.


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