Selection and Acquisition Rebuilt

ProQuest Rialto is a comprehensive academic marketplace, designed for today’s librarians to be a single integrated experience enabling evidence-based, data-driven decisions.

Rialto is built on the Ex Libris Higher-Ed cloud platform, creating a seamless and unified workflow from selection to acquisition.  The marketplace offers a range of formats and acquisition models which can be sorted and ranked based on library preferences providing usage data to help librarians make the best purchase decisions.

Rialto has come in at the right time. Our acquisition staff find it very easy and have been using it for e-book ordering from early on...


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What’s New in Rialto


What’s New in Rialto

Rialto continues to add functionality and enhancements to support efficient workflows, collaboration, and a seamless user experience.

Review a highlight of the latest Rialto enhancements.

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Essential for librarians who value efficiency, collaboration, and ease-of-use

Rialto rebuilt the processes and flow of information to meet the needs of today’s selection and acquisition librarians

Seamless Workflows

Seamless Workflows

Rialto is unified with Alma on the Ex Libris Higher-Ed platform to create unmatched workflow efficiencies for librarians.



Rialto improves collaboration among library staff and faculty through real-time activity indicators on titles, shared lists and more.

Ease of use

Ease of use

Rialto’s intuitive design is easy to navigate and quick to learn. It’s easy to find the right titles through facets, ranking and search result grouping.

Rialto Publishers

Rialto’s Digital Marketplace

ProQuest’s Digital Marketplace gives librarians the option to order ebooks on their preferred platforms directly through Rialto. Adding the full Digital Marketplace to Rialto eliminates the need to purchase separately from individual platforms to simplify invoicing and other workflows. Most platforms offer DRM-free and unlimited access titles. The growing list of publisher and aggregated platforms available currently includes:

  • Bloomsbury Collections​
  • Brill​
  • Cambridge Core​
  • De Gruyter Online​
  • Ebook Central
  • Ebsco eBooks (availability varies by region)
  • Elsevier Science Direct​
  • Gale eBooks (availability varies by region)
  • IGI Global InfoSci OnDemand​
  • John Benjamins e-Platform
  • JSTOR​
  • Karger​
  • Manchester University Press
  • Ovid (from Wolters Kluwer)​
  • Oxford University Press: UPSO​
  • Project MUSE​
  • Rittenhouse R2 Digital
  • SAGE Knowledge​
  • Taylor & Francis eBooks
  • Unebook​
  • Wiley Online Library​
  • World Scientific E-books​

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