Askews and Holts Library Services

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Askews and Holts Library Services (Askews and Holts) physical book supply chain is reputed throughout the UK library supply industry and recognised as being market leading in terms of efficiency and the ensuing speed of supply received by our customers.

AHLS stock is located in house at Preston and in addition we have access to the stockholdings of our sister company Gardners. Combined our stock holdings equate to over 500,000 titles, which provides our customers with the largest stock range of English Language material available within Europe.

Stock is held in multiple copies, from large and niche publishers and covering all academic subjects.

Today’s library users expect retail supply standards and Askews and Holts turnaround times are considerate of those expectations.

Askews and Holts provide a range of processing solutions to prepare items for immediate receipt and use by libraries.

We employ teams of experienced and highly skilled staff who have a full understanding of library specifications and requirements.

We provide Library of Congress and Dewey classification and offer flexible spine label formats that support all library classification schemes.

Libraries can supply their own processing material or these can be provided.

Whenever possible Askews and Holts work to industry standards and we liaise with libraries to provide both a cost effective solution for book and multimedia processing and a first class shelf ready service.

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