General Information Help

Introduction is a powerful search and management tool for curriculum and collection development. Our website provides access to all Perma-Bound titles, including audiovisual and teacher support materials, as well as an array of product sets and series.

You can use the website's search tools to research and select products for your own lists, then sort, merge, print, copy, and further refine these lists. You can also easily share your lists with other Perma-Bound users, and submit quotes and orders online. Alternatively, you can print your lists and use them to place orders via conventional mail, fax, or phone.

The Help Center provides detailed information on all aspects of Select by topic to view descriptions and step-by-step instructions. You can also click on "more info" or the help icon Help Icon throughout the site for handy reminders and explanations.

For further assistance, contact technical support at +1 800 637-6581 or

Menu Areas's organizational structure uses different menu areas. You can always return to your lists and quotes by clicking on "My Account."

Perma-Bound Logo

Returns you to the homepage for your selected site.

J.O. the Perma-Bound Mascot

Takes you to the homepage where you can select from our three site:,, or

Quick Search

Enter your search within the upper right-hand box to begin selecting titles.

Lists and Quotes

This area provides options for managing lists. It also shows the status of any quotes.

My Information

You can manage your personal profile, contacts, and memos here.

My Messages

Messages about quotes or orders, as well as brief comments from other users and contacts who share lists with you will appear here.

Manage My Collection

Upload MARC record files, view an Analysis Overview of your records, and receive information on duplicate titles.

Contact Us (or Contact Perma-Bound)

Clicking on this link will let you view all of the contact information for the sales representatives in your state.

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Common Abbreviations

Search Result and List Abbreviations

Dewey System Main Classes

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FAQs - General

Does it cost anything to sign up and use this website?

No, both registration and the use of are free.

Can I use at home?

Yes, you can use our website from any computer with an internet connection.

Which web browser do I need?

We recommend using the latest version of Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer. So long as you are experiencing no problems with your browser, the version on your computer is working fine.

Why am I not able to login - what if I forget my username and password?

Call us toll free at +1 800 637-6581, or email us at and we will be happy to assist you.

Can I view your catalog online? gives you access to every product we offer, including all the items in our catalog. Consider this website a more extensive individualized version of our catalog.

Can I compile a list without registering online?

No, in order to take full advantage of our custom list management tools, you must sign up for an account; however both registration and use of are free.

How often are your prices updated?

They are updated daily.

I logged in but I don't see my lists and orders - what happened?

Try hitting the "refresh" or "reload" button on your web browser. If you have several different user accounts, it is also possible you have logged in to the wrong one. You can double-check your account status by calling us toll free at +1 800 637-6581 or emailing us at

I have been logged onto for several days now, but it is asking me to login again now - why?

You are automatically logged off after two weeks time after your initial login to the website. This is for your security and to help us maintain site integrity.

I have more than one user account - can I delete one of them online?

No, but if you call us toll free at +1 800 637-6581 or email us at, we will be happy to assist you.

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