The Whitehots Hub is a state-of-the-art online ordering system that quickly becomes the nerve center for your acquisitions and collection development departments. It is the largest database of its kind in Canada.
Easily collaborate and share information, search for titles, order and allocate items and more!
Let Whitehots' selection team help fill collection gaps and update core collections. From children’s picture books to home repair DIY and any other subject, we can work with your available budget to recommend a list of titles for specific areas of your collection. Ask us about our Selection Lists and World Language Collections.
Opening Day Collections
Whitehots has the knowledge and resources to establish your opening day collection. We can assist on selections or provide a complete turn-key service.
Have enough copies of those important titles to satisfy demands. On-Demand Leasing means you have copies on hand while the title is trending.
Automatic Release Plans
Stress-free, Stand-out Selections! Whitehots' ARPs can help you meet the needs of patron demands for the latest hot titles while effectively managing budgets. You set the criteria and budget, and Whitehots' expert team will automatically select titles for the areas of your collection that you specify.
Cataloguing & Processing
Full-service library cataloguing and processing to meet all your requirements. Services completely customized to your specifications.
Whitehots has over 1500 school titles in stock, available with quick delivery. We offer a number of library services to assist teachers and school librarians.
Be the hero of your learning community; offer students SOLARO!
The future of technology in libraries is an exciting one, and Whitehots is here to lead the way! We’ve joined forces with Castle Rock Research to bring you SOLARO, a leading-edge digital learning platform for Grades 3‑12 that helps students excel in Math, Science, and English.
E-books with Axis360 & Pop-up Library
Whitehots is working with Baker & Taylor to bring their Axis 360 digital media services into Canadian libraries. Now public and school libraries in Canada can order print and digital materials from a single source, using Whitehots’ ordering system.
With over a million titles available from major publishers, as well as independent authors, Axis 360 is your single source for the eBook and eAudiobook titles your users never knew they needed.
Axis 360 Features
More than a million ebooks & digital audiobooks available now
API integration with ILS systems and catalogues
Introducing Pop Up Library, Your Library on the Go!
Pop Up Library is a small network device that creates instant access to your library’s Axis 360 collection wherever you want. It’s simple. Collaborate with community partners, businesses, government offices or any other location that you can think of to create a Pop Up Library branch and get your community reading.
Move the Needle Marketing Portal
Move the Needle is a comprehensive library content management and marketing program developed by Whitehots to support your goals in building and promoting the right collections— in all formats—for your library customers.
Get access to exclusive marketing resources, guides and expert advice with Move the Needle. Promote the right collections at the right time, and boost circulation with effective and easy to set-up merchandising displays.
Move the Needle Features
Graphics to Download
Exclusive Curated Lists
Step-by-Step Guide to Marketing
Access on the Hub
One-on-one Coaching from our Marketing Consultant
Capstone Interactive eBooks
It’s never been easier—or more important—to add interactive eBooks to your library collection. Capstone has the largest selection of Interactive eBooks with built-in audio support and text highlighting. Librarians also have the ability to collaborate, customize, and share book lists.
Interactive eBook Features
Over 5,000 Interactive eBooks
Built-in audio support in every eBook
One-time purchase, no licensing fees