Washington State Libraries Launch eBooks, eAudio on OneClickdigital

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Washington State Libraries launch eBooks, eAudio on OneClickdigital as part of the Downloadable Audiobooks project.

Libraries throughout Washington State now offer eBooks and eAudio on OneClickdigital as part of the Downloadable Audiobooks project made possible by the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), which is administered through the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

Participating libraries have more than 5,000 titles in their OneClickdigital eBook, eAudio collection including popular titles from such bestselling and award-winning authors as Robyn Carr, Nora Roberts, Lawrence Block, Michael Chabon, Joanne Fluke, Karen Kingsbury, C.S. Lewis, and J.R.R. Tolkien.

“Washington State is progressive and forward thinking as it continues to explore ways to support its libraries with resources that offer both a learning experience and a source of entertainment,” said Rich Freese, CEO and president of Recorded Books.

OneClickdigital provides Washingtonians free access to eAudio and eBooks at home, in the library, or anywhere with Internet access. Many titles are multi-access, so multiple users can check out a given title at the same time, eliminating holds. OneClickdigital is compatible with all popular listening devices, and mobile apps are available for the iPhone®, Android™, and Kindle™ Fire. It features an easy-to-use interface with streamlined navigation, fast downloads and automatic software updates. Live toll-free technical support is available at 1-877-77AUDIO.

For more information, library patrons can go to http://www.sos.wa.gov/library/eaudiobooks/ or speak with library staff members at their nearest participating library.

About Recorded Books
Recorded Books, LLC is a leading provider of library services around the world, one of the largest independent producer of unabridged audiobooks, and a distributor of other audio products. Recorded Books delivers its products as both physical media (CDs and Playaway digital players) and via OneClickdigital, a downloading service featuring eBooks and professionally narrated English- and Spanish-language audiobooks for adults, children and young adults. Through RBdigital, Recorded Books also offers a host of educational and entertainment services, including digital magazines, language-learning programs, software training, and database services. Recorded Books is a division of Haights Cross Communications. For more information, visit http://www.recordedbooks.com.

About Haights Cross Communications
Haights Cross Communications encompasses several top imprints that meet the diverse needs of every classroom and school and public library. Triumph Learning is the leading publisher of standards-aligned, K–12 instructional materials and proven curriculum solutions—serving 21st-century learners with a mix of interactive digital tools and innovative student texts. Recorded Books delivers the highest quality recordings of unabridged literature, college lectures, language learning courses, digital magazines, and much more.

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