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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 a range of top ebook platforms in the market – aggregator platforms such as Ebook Central®, R2 Digital Library and EBSCO®* and a growing list of publisher platforms that includes UPSO, Wiley Online Library, Info-Sci, Taylor & Francis, World Scientific, De Gruyter, and Karger. Print book distribution centers in US and UK and a print partnership with INGRAM ensure efficient print order fulfillment.

*select regions

Growing options to support libraries’ current need for ebooks.

OASIS and Rialto regularly work with the Publishing and Aggregator community to provide new services and expanded programs to make needed ebooks available.

Please check back often as this information will be updated as publishers announce new programs.


When your library wants to continue to order print titles but cannot receive shipments, our E-First, Print Later service can help. Our team can match all available options and discounts for ebooks to a library’s open print shipments being held.

50% off E with Print

When your library wants to provide electronic access to print books currently in your holdings, we have “50% off E, if you own the print” offers. Our team can help match your print holdings to available ebooks on these platforms.

  1. EBook Central for participating publishers
  2. Taylor & Francis publisher direct

Publisher Direct Discounts

Publisher Direct platforms on OASIS and Rialto offer the following discounts on the purchase new ebooks. Prices in OASIS and Rialto will reflect the discounts offered by the publishers.

  1. IGI-Global: 20% off InfoSci® ebooks

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.


Alma – OASIS Ordering API Integration

Experience faster insertion of order data into Alma, streamlined book workflows, improved staff productivity and ensured data accuracy. The Alma-OASIS Ordering API is provided to libraries at no additional cost.

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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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