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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 four eBook platforms in the market - EBL, MyiLibrary, ebrary & EBSCO ebooks. Print book distribution centers in the US and UK and a print partnership with INGRAM ensure efficient print order fulfillment.

Broadest Title Database in the Industry

Access to the broadest print and ebook title database in the industry, with powerful search tools that make OASIS easy to search.

Flexible Ordering Workflows

OASIS supports multiple ordering and selection workflows for both print and ebooks, including approval plans, firm orders, standing orders, demand driven acquisition, EDI ordering and MARC ordering.

Convenient Integration into a Library's Existing Workflow

OASIS fits seamlessly into workflows through customizable fields for local data, free MARC downloads and convenient collection management tools like duplication control.

Comprehensive Title Metadata Foundation

Functionality in OASIS is supported by metadata from one of the most comprehensive bibliographic and cataloging knowledge bases in the industry.


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ProQuest offers best-in-class customer service, technical support, and training so you can hit the ground running with your ProQuest products and leverage everything they can do.

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Shelf Ready Services

ProQuest offers the industry’s broadest inventory of print and electronic content and the cataloging and processing tools needed to tailor your titles uniquely to your own library's needs.

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Coutts MyiLibrary®


Combined with EBL and ebrary, MyiLibrary offers the largest selection of authoritative ebooks from leading publishers. MyiLibrary titles are available under flexible models and can be ordered alongside ebrary and EBL and EBSCO on the OASIS platform.

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