Askews and Holts Library Services


Containing print, eBook and multimedia material, the Askews Academic platform is a fully featured selection and ordering tool for pre-publication, new and backstock academic material.

The website includes comprehensive bibliographical data, order history, library catalogue integration and many other features, all designed to make the selection process as quick and efficient as possible.

Askews Academic platform has a number of features which include:

  • Access to 18.5m+book stock, 1m VLeBooks and 54,000 DVD
  • Stock levels updated every 20 minutes - 500,000 books held in stock
  • Full bibliographic content – CIP and library quality MARC records
  • API and EDI integration with leading Library Management System providers
  • Profiled subject lists of new and forthcoming material
  • New title and edition alert service; Cascade
  • Multiple search and filtering options including, Dewey and Library of Congress subjects, VLeBook model, publisher, format and price
  • Financial expenditure reports
  • 24/7 access and order tracking

If you are interested in accessing the Askews Academic platform, please contact: