TITLE

Audio books for free in Nassau

AUTHOR(S)
Powderly II, Henry E.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);12/21/2007, Vol. 54 Issue 66, p12A
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launch of electronic books and audio books by the Nassau County Library in New York. It states that the library provides an opportunity for visitors to borrow digital audio books as well as download and transfer audio files to digital music players. It shows that the duration for borrowing the audio books will be one week and will automatically be returned to the library. However, the program only supports devices operated by Microsoft Corp.
ACCESSION #
28073820

 

Related Articles

  • The long-distance library. Beattie, Steven W. // Quill & Quire;May2008, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p24 

    The article focuses on online library systems in Canada. Systems like NetLibrary, Safari, and OverDrive have launched online services to allow library users to download audiobooks, music, and movies. The Toronto Public Library and the Halifax Public Library have launched OverDrive to provide...

  • NetLibrary: A User's View. Hillebrand, Timothy S. // Idaho Librarian;May2009, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p4 

    The author talks about NetLibrary from the perspective of a library user. According to the author, NetLibary services enable patrons to download eBooks and eAudiobooks. He points out the possibility of downloading several titles from any remote location through the use of a library card and a...

  • Öffentliche Bibliotheken in Hamburg, Köln, München und Würzburg ermöglichen Ausleihe digitaler Medien.  // Bibliotheksdienst;jun2007, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p674 

    The article discusses the introduction of the German web site www.Onleihe.de, which allows media users to loan online digital media from their city libraries. Four libraries are involved in the pilot project, which involves eBooks, audiobooks, music, and videos. After loan time has elapsed, the...

  • Location-triggered mobile access to a digital library of audio books using Tipple. Hinze, Annika; Bainbridge, David // International Journal on Digital Libraries;Nov2016, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p339 

    This paper explores the role of audio as a means to access books while being at locations referred to within the books, through a mobile app, called Tipple. The books are sourced from a digital library-either self-contained on the mobile phone, or else over the network-and can either be...

  • Electronic Books: To `E' or not to `E'; that is the question. Ardito, Stephanie // Searcher;Apr2000, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p28 

    Reports on the availability of electronic books for academic and public library community users. Advantages of electronic books; Problems with Internet-based subscriptions to an electronic library collection; History of the electronic book industry; Legal issues associated with electronic books.

  • Part 3: E-book Sources: Expanding Your E-book Collection.  // Digital Reader: Using E-books in K-12 Education;2005, p109 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on the ways to locate e-books and another on how to develop a digital library.

  • Online e-book services struggle to survive. Crawley, Devin // Quill & Quire;Nov2001, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p20 

    Focuses on the accessibility of scholarly electronic books services in Canada. Deterioration of the e-books business of Questia and ebrary Internet companies; Applications of netLibrary e-book collections in university libraries; Development of several subscription online library.

  • Far Faria. W. B. // Children's Technology Review;May2012, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p5 

    The article mentions the availability of an endless digital library for children who have iPads.

  • Book or Nook?  // South County Journal;12/14/2011, Vol. 56 Issue 50, pB1 

    The article focuses on the Lindbergh e-Library program of Lindbergh Schools in St. Louis, Missouri which provides students from kindergarten to grade 12 (K-12) access to library electronic books (e-books).

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics