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Askews and Holts Library Services are the leading provider of eBooks and eAudio to public library authorities based within the UK and overseas. In excess of 70 public library authorities are using our service, in addition to overseas public library services.  All our customers benefit from the most advanced, robust, customer focused platform within the market.

With a significant emphasis of UK published material, we provide access to the widest range of library relevant eContent, whilst also providing access to a range of foreign language eBooks including Welsh, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, etc

 The service includes the following:

  • Over 450,000 titles already available from UK sources
  • Unrivalled number of UK Publishers allowing loans into Public Libraries through our service.  Our initiative to work with UK Publishers on this project is seeing new publishers willing to loan their front and backlist through Askews and Holts Library Services.
  • Users have the option to download or "Read online", enabling access to content within library premises.
  • Library Administration Portal for the Public Library service to manage their own selections and provide access to an unrivalled suite of management information required to run the service including issue statistics, a full stock management tool.
  • A White Label Site branded for each Customer as their own eBook/eAudio facility which naturally integrates with existing Public Library websites.
  • The option to utilise API's also enables complete integration of the service into the Library Management System.

Should you require any information on our eBook/eAudio service, please contact: