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Syndetics Unbound is an enrichment service that integrates seamlessly with your existing catalog or discovery layer to provide interactive exploration and increase the circulation of your book and library collection. Backed by comprehensive data from ProQuest and LibraryThing, Syndetics Unbound provides the highest quality enrichments and best coverage for retailers, publishers, public and academic libraries.
Looking for information on how to implement Syndetics Unbound? We have a link to a recorded webinar and product training modules here.
Catalog Enrichment — Syndetics Unbound includes more than a dozen distinct enrichment elements for your catalog.
Book Display Widgets — Virtual book displays to drive patrons directly into your catalog.
On any page in the Syndetics Unbound Admin, click the blue Help on the upper right hand side to get system specific instructions.
Please contact Tech Support for issues with implementation, at email@example.com
Discovered incorrect content or cover image? Please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and make sure to include the ISBN/UPC/ISSN/EAN of the title in question.
Join the Group
Join the Syndetics Unbound email user group hosted by Google Groups which includes:
- Announcements of new content and features
- Opportunity to ask questions and influence the direction of the product
- System updates and technical announcements
Subscription is open to libraries using Syndetics Unbound. Please feel free to invite other individuals at your institution to join. Enter your library name or affiliation in the additional information text box.
We're constantly developing and improving Syndetics Unbound. Here's what's new:
- Updated Statistics in our Admin site — watch a video overview here.
- "You May Also Like" updates — now includes recommendations for similar series and similar authors, as well as titles you might enjoy.
- Mark and Boost Electronic Resources — highlight and promote your electronic resources. Learn how to turn this important feature on here.
- Make sure your staff and patrons know about Syndetics Unbound with this video.
- "Get This Widget" — Copy widgets from this LibGuide into your Syndetics Unbound Admin account, to use on your library's website.
- Multi-language support — Interface available in 22 languages, and will switch accordingly when patrons select their language on your catalog.
- Easy Holdings — ProQuest keeps a 4-month record of the covers your library has needed; by extracting the ISBNs from this, we can build up a highly accurate list of your library's holdings, without any effort on your part.
- Display on search results — In addition to displaying on bib detail pages, Syndetics Unbound can also appear in an abbreviated form on search result pages. Currently available for Summon, SirsiDynix Enterprise, and Koha, with other systems to come.
Featured Book Display Widget
Visit the Book Display Widgets page for more widgets to inspire you.
Click "Get This Widget" to clone a widget into your Syndetics Unbound Admin account. Then use it on your library's website!
20 Essential Feminist Books according to Harper's Bazaar
Did You Know?
Include Syndetics Unbound content in your institution's Ebook Central as well as in your catalog and discovery layer! Just email email@example.com and include your Ebook Central site ID.