Pythia - smart library acquisition

Do not rely on shiny book covers and librarian hunches anymore - use data to drive your library acquisiton process.

View your library content and its usage from different points of view

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Feature 01

Built for existing systems

Do you use Aleph? If yes, we can bring your data right in. If no, we are ready to import it from virtually any system.

Feature 02

Measure acquisition performance

To make acquisition most effective, we need to measure its performance. Pythia offers several metrics to analyze how you perform.

Feature 03


Predict future interest from current searches and global data. Be ready for reader interest shifts before they occur.

Feature 04

Flexible implementation

Each library is different and we are ready for it. We will work closely with you to get the most out of your data and accommodate your specific needs.

What makes Pythia great

Pythia was made specifically for the purpose of library acquisition process. Thus it understands your needs and your language.

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Get to know your existing portfolio from different angles. Learn what your users want.

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Gain insight into what your readers want, which publisher is preferred in which field, and much more.

Most important publishers for a topic


Get concrete tips on which titles to buy, or broader recommendations on topics, authors or publishers.


  • Integration with library catalogues (Ex Libris Aleph, Ex Libris Alma)
  • Advanced data analytics and reporting
  • Basic support by email
  • Single user license
  • Basic authentication (username and password)
  • Integration with library catalogues (Ex Libris Aleph, Ex Libris Alma)
  • Advanced data analytics and reporting
  • Premium support (email, videoconference, telephone)
  • Unlimited number of users
  • Single sign-on (based on SAML2 or similar technology)
  • On-demand customizations
  • High availability
  • Advanced backups and recovery options
  • Training sessions for users and administrators
  • Multi-lingual support
  • Integration with catalogues of publisher
  • AI-based smart aquisition (recommendation service)
  • Trend predictions


As in technical matters, we also approach our customer as individuals when it comes to pricing. Our pricing model is based on the following criteria:
  • Number of titles
  • Size of the institution
  • Extent of customization requested
  • Complexity of integration into
    your authentication system

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