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Axis 360 has evolved!
Simply Download the App to Enjoy eBooks and eAudiobooks from Your Library!
Checkouts Made Easy!
  • The Axis 360 app lets you read and listen to digital content with a single tap.
  • Place items on hold and see at a glance where you are in line.
  • Add digital content to your Wish List for later check out.
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Axis 360 Remembers You!
Once you’ve found your library and entered your credentials, never log in again!
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Get Your Read On!
Our robust reading platform puts YOU in control of your digital content! Change font sizes, create notes and bookmarks, and immediately jump to any page within your eBook with just a few taps!
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Listen Up!
Listen to your favorite eAudiobooks directly within the Axis 360 app! A variety of playback controls puts you in charge of your audio content.
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Our App Your Way!
Set a variety of preferences within the Axis 360 app to customize how you access digital content.
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Axis 360 - Easy for You, Easy for Users.
Check Out and Read or Listen in Just 3 Clicks!
Audiobooks and eBooks by Baker & Taylor
The Axis 360 app gives readers on the go a whole new way to experience their favorite titles. With more than a million eBooks and digital audiobooks to choose from, your library makes titles instantly deliverable to their device for on-the-go access. Users can enjoy titles across computers, laptops, tablets and smartphones.
An All-Access Solution for Public Libraries
Axis 360 means easy access – to quick cloud-based delivery of digital content directly to devices, a streamlined flow of content from Baker & Taylor and a solution that’s easier than ever to use. Add our industry-leading collection development programs, new title notification plans, auto-ship options and Title Source 360 and you’re running your digital circulation services more efficiently than ever. Baker & Taylor’s Axis 360 is your all-access pass to the best user experience, collection development programs and dedicated support in the industry.
Complete Format Coverage as You Select new Titles
Baker & Taylor has it all. Order titles in the right balance of formats – physical and digital – all in one tool: Title Source 360. Our collection development services give you everything you need to build the right mix of print and digital materials. No vendor offers more.
It's That Simple
Order titles and your digital selections are available for patrons to enjoy within hours.
Libraries First!
Our APIs allow full integration with your ILS, Discovery Layer or mobile app provider, supporting ReadersFirst principles so that patrons can discover and check out, or place and manage holds for titles, all from your library catalog.
Better Borrowing and Better Service!
Activate Patron Recommendations to quickly respond to reading requests. And, your library can offer books, movies and music for purchase when patrons may not want to wait for popular items. Your library-branded ecommerce site ships purchases directly to patrons' homes.
Marketing Made For You
Driving awareness and usage, Axis 360 libraries have a dedicated resource for print-ready and website/social media marketing materials to promote Axis 360 to patrons.
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Curating Your Collection
Collection Development Services
Collection Development Services
We appreciate what it takes to develop and manage library collections – making certain you have the right balance of formats, the quality titles that form a solid resource and the best-sellers your patrons clamor for. That’s why we’re the only partner providing comprehensive fulfillment of content in all formats for all audiences, along with the best suite of collection development programs and value-added services in the industry. With Baker & Taylor, you have the largest selection of content available to libraries and market-leading title metadata and collection development programs at your fingertips, every day, for every content type:
Metadata Maximized
Baker & Taylor maintains the richest bibliographic database available for library materials, giving you the information and guidance you need to choose titles for every reader you serve.
Grand Openings, and Beyond
Dedicated digital relationship managers will help you every step of the way, assisting with the launch of your Axis 360 digital service, engaging your patrons to create repeat users, and fine-tuning your collections to be an indispensable resource to your community.
You'll Never Miss a Beat
With FirstLook Digital, you’ll receive advance title publication notifications for forthcoming ebook and eaudiobook new releases, just like you do for print -- sent directly to your inbox as easy-to-order title carts.
Order Easy
Order materials well in advance of publication dates and your patrons will know you’ve got them covered. Titles effortlessly fill and flow to your digital collection upon release, and holds availability notices arrive to your waiting readers.
Patron Must-Haves
We offer automatic delivery plans for popular series, test prep, guidebooks and popular authors that simply are must-haves for your library. You can depend on us to keep your digital shelves up to date for you.
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A Full Circle Solution For Well Rounded Students.
A Fully-Accessible Digital Solution for School Libraries
Baker & Taylor’s KnowledgePoint Platform with Axis 360 and Lightsail eReaders creates an unrivaled experience for students – enabling them to discover and download titles directly to their devices through cloud-based delivery. And with Baker & Taylor by your side, your school library can streamline your selection of print and digital formats into one efficient workflow. As your digital materials circulation grows, we are your one-stop-shop to expand your collections in all formats.
Students' Choice
Our collection development services give you the right mix of print and digital so students have access to all the formats they need.
Get the Word Out
Utilize a dynamic marketing program with customizable, print-ready marketing materials and website assets to promote KnowledgePoint to students.
Simple Solutions
Quickly find, order and activate digital selections via Title Source 360.
School Spirit
Customize Axis 360 with your institutional logo, links and messaging you create to extend the school learning experience for students.
More Than Print
Different learning styles; different digital formats. Offer ebooks and eaudiobooks to give students more reading choices. Axis 360 circulates ebooks / eaudiobooks through the free app and Lightsail allows circulation of assessment embedded ebooks to be used for dynamic classroom instruction.
Read Your Way
Students can find, check out and enjoy books through PCs, smartphones, tablets and ereader devices, including Apple, Android devices and support for other devices for epub support.
Workfolow Solutions
We can help you create an integrated ebook solution — working with your existing workflow or building a new one with you to support multiple device policies including 1:1, shared devices, and more.
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Get the app!
iOS
iOS system requirements
  • Version 7 and higher
  • 20MB free space for app
Android
Android system requirements
  • Version 4.2 and higher
  • 60MB free space for app
Windows
Windows desktop system requirements
  • Version 8 and higher
  • 75MB free space for app
Amazon Kindle