The Direct Network


Lessons Learned from the MBS Direct Database (From a 20-year Veteran)

Posted by Joe Clarkin on Apr 7, 2016 4:00:00 AM

Perhaps the core foundation of our business, the MBS Direct database contains 1.5 million titles (60,000 of which are specifically digital) – one of the largest in the industry. The depth and variety of this database opens up all kinds of things for our partner schools. It gives faculty members a huge selection of great titles from which they can make the adoption choices, and as a result, their students are getting better, more high-quality books. Plus, if a school wants to adopt a title that’s not currently in our database, our numerous publisher partnerships make it easy to get that title added in most cases.

We sat down with Director of Retail Database Mindy Stephenson to find out how MBS Direct consistently maintains such a large database, while simultaneously fulfilling all of our customers’ requests for additional titles.

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