Be in the know about what titles, series and trends are coming up to six months prior to their publication date. Choose from as many notification services that suite your workflow.


Watch our Virtual TitleTalks! Our CATS Team has collaborated on several new children’s and teen TitleTalk events, bringing new title and trend information as well as information about our library solutions, to you. You can watch them anytime, and view Title Source 360 selection lists for easy ordering.


FirstLook is the family of notification services available to public libraries for print and digital content. Selection lists will appear in your Title Source 360 account on a regular schedule.

FirstLook Basic

FirstLook Basic is a FREE collection development program that features automatic monthly notification of high-visibility new and forthcoming titles. FirstLook also allows your library to create separate profiles by area of collection. Choose from a wide range of children’s and teen focused lists of prepublication materials.

FirstLook Digital

FirstLook Digital is a FREE collection development program that notifies you every month about new and forthcoming digital titles. FirstLook helps you save time during the title selection process and enables you to easily update your Axis 360 digital collection with the high-demand content your patrons are looking for.

FirstLook Custom

FirstLook Custom is a fee-based subscription collection development program that delivers fully customized selection lists for both print and non-print materials based upon your specific selection criteria. Our custom-profiled lists make your selection process as seamless as possible.

CATS Booking Ahead

Booking Ahead is one of Baker & Taylor's monthly prepublication notification services. CATS provides four separate monthly selection lists ranging from preK through teen levels, up to three months in advance of publication date. These Selection Lists are housed on our database, click on the level below to link directly.

Current Selection Lists: March 2021

Growing Minds Growing Minds

A comprehensive guide to Baker & Taylor's juvenile selections featuring titles appropriate for all interest levels, from toddlers through young adults. Published 10 times a year, each issue of Growing Minds contains special collections that cover a variety of subjects of interest.

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The monthly eNewsletter for Children's and Young Adult Public Librarians. Each issue features news and tips related to collection development, programming, Baker & Taylor services, publisher and industry news.

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FollettBound Updates


FollettBound Updates monthly eNewsletter brings you announcements of the newest monthly sale promotion for our Guaranteed Library Binding program, a recap of existing promotions, a preview of new series added to our Automatically Yours program, and contest information.


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Graphic Novels Graphic Novels

Graphic Novels is the Baker & Taylor catalog exclusively for graphic novels, one of the fastest growing genres in books.

Graphic Novels, a full-color publication, offers many pages of title lists, advertisements, merchandising tips, and insight into the unique "language" of this specialty category. Sections include:

  • Graphic Novels Top 25 Bestsellers
  • Graphic Novels Front List (New Titles)
  • Graphic Novels Core Lists - Series & Manga Titles, Stand Alone Titles and Drawing Techniques Titles
  • Exclusive Interviews with Authors and Illustrators
  • Award-winning Titles (including Eisner Awards and Harvey Awards)

Graphic Novels is published quarterly.

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Fast Facts Fast Facts

Fast Facts is Baker & Taylor’s weekly email featuring:

  • New Releases: The best new releases in fiction, nonfiction and paperback -Best-sellers: Up-to-date and timely information on The New York Times best-sellers lists, hot-selling titles and publicity information on today's most popular authors and titles
  • Children’s & Teen Titles: The newest children's titles in fiction, nonfiction and picture books

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