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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.
Access to the broadest print and ebook title database in the industry, with powerful search tools that make OASIS easy to search.
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.
OASIS fits seamlessly into workflows through customizable fields for local data, free MARC downloads and convenient collection management tools like duplication control.
Functionality in OASIS is supported by metadata from one of the most comprehensive bibliographic and cataloging knowledge bases in the industry.
Hunt & gather, verify, analyze, and disseminate are the 4 steps of collection assessment, which focus both on the collection and the use/user.
Second in the “What’s this I hear about a new knowledgebase?” blog series, this piece highlights how the new ProQuest knowledgebase sets the stage for improved discovery and management services.