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OASIS (Online Acquisitions and Selection Information System) is ProQuest’s free web-based system for searching, selecting, and ordering print and electronic books for academic libraries. OASIS users not only enjoy access to the broadest title database in the industry but also benefit from powerful search tools that help locate titles quickly and efficiently. Via OASIS users have access to the top eBook platforms in the market-  Ebook Central, MyiLibrary, & EBSCO ebooks. Our book distribution centers in the US and UK benefit from a partnership with INGRAM and from close relationships with publishers and other distributors to ensure efficient print order fulfillment to customers worldwide.

OASIS Help Portal

OASIS Help Portal

Why OASIS for Academic Libraries

  1. Largest Selection of ebooks in the Market: OASIS provides academic libraries access to over 2.5 million* unique ebook titles, helping build high quality collections.
  2. Extensive Title Coverage of Print books: Through OASIS, academic libraries gain access to an industry leading selection of print  books – over 25 million ISBNs.
  3. Advanced Search Capability: Flexible search functionality in OASIS makes it quick and easy to search and find the right print and ebook titles for library collections.
  4. Flexible Ordering Workflows:  OASIS supports multiple ordering and selection workflows for both print and ebooks to suit a library’s specific needs – approval plans, firm orders, standing orders, demand driven acquisition, EDI ordering.
  5. Comprehensive Title Metadata Foundation: OASIS functionality is supported by metadata from multiple sources including Library of Congress, Library and Archives Canada, British Library and publishers.
  6. Value-Add functionality at No Cost: The OASIS technology interface is free. In addition to the interface, libraries get a range of free services - MARC records for MyiLibrary titles, management reports, holdings updates, fund code customizations, DDA profile set-ups.

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