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February 2, 2015

Baker and Taylor Baker and Taylor launches new Axis 360 App. Baker and Taylor announced the launch of its new Axis 360 app for both Apple and Android devices. The Axis 360 app offers mobile users the ability to discover, download and listen to digital audiobooks, as well as access ebooks to read, within a single application. Axis 360 app users will enjoy increased functionality and ease-of-use, with one-stop access to content from their public or school library. Users can browse the library or schoolís entire digital collection or search for a specific title. Once they discover that perfect new release or longtime favorite, they can check it out using a built-in audiobook player in addition to the existing ebook reader. Axis 360 also presents recommendations from the libraryís collection, based on the userís selection. [Full Announcement].

July 25, 2014

Baker and Taylor Baker and Taylor adds site scoping functionality to Axis 360 Digital Service. Baker and Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, announced that it has developed a new function for its Axis 360 digital media service giving libraries using a shared collection the power to filter out content they wish to exclude from their Axis 360 platform. [Full Announcement].

April 12, 2014

Baker and Taylor Baker and Taylor and Whitehots to offer Axis 360 to Canadian Libraries. Baker and Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, today announced an expansion of its widely-adopted Axis 360 digital media services into Canadian libraries, in partnership with well-known library service provider Whitehots Inc. [Full Announcement].

April 10, 2014

Baker and Taylor Baker and Taylor creates innovative digital user experience with Axis 360 enhancements. Baker and Taylor announced the release of a new and enriched version of its Axis 360 service designed to improve the visual appeal and experience for library users, and to expand site administration and collection management tools for the companyís digital media circulation platform. [Full Announcement].

September 26, 2013

Baker and Taylor Penguin Group to Distribute eBooks to Public Libraries via Axis 360. Baker and Taylor announced that Penguin Group (USA) LLC's ebooks are available to all public libraries and consortia using the Axis 360 digital media platform. [Full Announcement].

June 23, 2011

Baker and Taylor Baker & Taylor Introduces Axis 360 at ALA Annual Conference. Baker & Taylor unveiled its Axis 360 digital media circulation and management platform at the American Library Association Annual Conference. Axis 360 is a state-of-the-art system for accessing digital content and Blio, the world's most engaging ereading experience. With the addition of Axis 360 to Baker & Taylor's offerings, libraries can order physical and digital content through one trusted source, creating a faster, more efficient path to getting content in patrons' hands and on their devices. [Full Announcement].