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ProQuest OASIS

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 enjoy access to the broadest title database in the industry and benefit from powerful search tools to locate titles quickly and efficiently. OASIS users have access to the top ebook platforms in the market-including Ebook Central, Wiley, Taylor & Francis and more.

Our book distribution centers in the US and UK are supported by close relationships with publishers and other distributors to ensure efficient print order fulfillment to customers worldwide.

For more information about the ProQuest OASIS, navigate to the Content page.

Webinar Recordings


This session will provide a quick overview on OASIS, how it can help your collection development, seeing the options you have regarding ordering, or investigating features like the list/forward option or seeing print and eBook options at once to make the most informed purchasing decision.  Duration: 11 minutes

This session will look at best practices in searching, sending titles to your ratifier (or processing your own order if you are the ratifier), and finding what you've ordered. Duration: 12 minutes

This session will look at best practices for authorizing orders including editing order information, tracking orders, and checking the status and history of a title. Duration: 7 minutes

This session will show how to best use and manage lists, and ultimately create an efficient selection workflow for your library. Duration: 7 minutes

This session will cover templates in OASIS. Templates for searching and those for ordering; setting up templates by the individual user and the administrator; and best practices related to templates. Duration: 15 minutes



To know more about OASIS glossaries, check the following document:



ProQuest is committed to providing all our users with a fully accessible experience for research, teaching and learning.

At ProQuest, we make every effort to ensure that our platforms – including OASIS – can be used by everyone. Click the following link to learn more about OASIS Accessibility:

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