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Welcome to the Axis 360 Digital Media Library!

The Axis 360 Digital Media Library is an eBook platform provided by Baker & Taylor. The collection contains thousands of titles covering a wide array of topics, and is especially strong in adult and juvenile fiction. The e-books are available to all SVCC library card-holders whose accounts are current and in good standing. Software applications that are needed to enjoy these eBooks can be downloaded from the App Zone and include the following:

Adobe Digital Editions

Can be used to transfer checked-out books from your PC or Mac to Nook, Sony Reader, Kobo, or other devices that support books in EPUB or PDF format.


For books available in the BLIO format – allows the reader to view two facing pages at once and features text-to-speech functionality.

Axis Reader

For iOS and Android devices, allows you to locate and access the Axis 360 library directly from your eReader. For books in EPUB and PDF formats.

Getting Started

The Axis 360 Help page provides print and multimedia user assistance for getting started, navigating the Axis 360 interface, and checking out and downloading eBooks to a variety of platforms and devices.