Academic Services

Baker & Taylor has been serving libraries for almost two centuries, but what matters most is how we can serve yours today.

Who We Are

Every day, Baker & Taylor makes the process of acquiring, processing, and cataloging books simpler for academic libraries. Through our range of custom services, we take a fresh, modern approach to creating flexible solutions that maximize engagement and help your library users access content quickly. As the only full-service vendor, we offer a one-stop shopping experience for all formats, including print, eBooks, eAudio, as well as movies and music. Let us help you create more efficient workflows and save valuable staff time. 

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Our Services

Take a sneak peek at our solutions for academic libraries.

Ground News

Learn about this powerful lateral reading tool that provides easy comparison of news sources and the means to help discern media bias.


Save staff time with our state-of-the-art cataloging utility, BTCat, built with Microsoft Azure technology. Modify records quickly using custom macros, a feature-rich editor and record comparison tools.

Title Source 360

Select print, eBook, and entertainment titles for easy ordering and fast delivery with Title Source 360. Choose from in-stock titles within our established distribution network.

Rotating Reads

Get titles when they're hot, return them when they’re not. Receive a shelf-ready rotating collection of books for your library with our Book Leasing Program.

Axis 360

Access your eBook and audiobook collection anytime, anywhere with a customizable Axis 360 site. Maintain an a la carte collection of fresh content your users will love. /assets/lib/005GeneralLibraryA/BTCAT.png

Sustainable Shelves

Join the hundreds of libraries using our Sustainable Shelves Program to weed books from their collections. Receive credit toward future purchases of books and eBooks.


Give your patrons access to the whole world. 7,000+ premium publications, representing 120 countries and 60 languages, invite you to become part of a global community.

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