January 17, 2022

eBooks and Audiobooks: Baker & Taylor Announces Enhancements to Axis360 Platform

From B&T:

The enhancements upgrade the library user experience by providing more intuitive and engaging ways to discover and access digital materials. And, on the service administration side, the changes provide libraries with the opportunity to create customized Staff Picks Magic Wall displays and to create notifications and order parameters for holds and content license expirations to more nimbly manage their ebook and digital audiobook collections.


The enhancements include:

  • Increased flexibility in the display and navigation of the library’s collection via the engaging Magic Wall.
  • Design flexibility for the Magic Wall, allowing libraries to create and manage the presentation of collections they would like to showcase to users.
  • Enhanced browse-by-subject options for users, with visually appealing graphics and less text.
  • A streamlined and intuitive interface for the administration of Axis 360 websites, including new user management options, reports, alerts and cart creation for high-demand items, as well as publisher content licensing tools.

Read the Complete Announcement

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.