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Kent Memorial Library Launches New Electronic Resources

Kent Memorial Library partners with Recorded Books to offer eAudiobooks and eBooks, digital magazines and online movies.

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We offer a wealth of digital content—magazines, books, audiobooks, and movies—as well as print books and magazines, and cozy places to sit and read.

Kent, CT (PRWEB) May 28, 2014

Kent, CT – May 28, 2014 – Kent Memorial Library has partnered with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD) to deliver three new electronic resources: Zinio for Libraries, OneClickdigital and IndieFlix. Zinio for Libraries, awarded Best New Database of 2012 by Library Journal, is billed as the world’s largest digital newsstand, offering multi-user access to popular publications. OneClickdigital is an online service that allows patrons to check out eAudiobooks and eBooks, including bestsellers, Recorded Books exclusives, classics and selections for children and young adults. IndieFlix is a premier online streaming service provider of award-winning independent films, shorts and documentaries from around the world.

Jackie Hemond, the new director of Kent Memorial Library said, “Our library embraces new technology for our patrons. We offer a wealth of digital content—magazines, books, audiobooks, and movies—as well as print books and magazines, and cozy places to sit and read.”

OneClickdigital provides patrons at Kent Memorial Library 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. OneClickdigital 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.

Kent Memorial Library patrons may now also visit the library’s website for unlimited simultaneous access to complete digital magazines. Zinio features complete, full-color, page-for-page magazines with intuitive navigation, key-word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. Periodicals can be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside of the library. “Newsweek,” “Discover,” “Everyday with Rachael Ray,” “Mental Floss” and “Rolling Stone” are just a few of the popular titles that are available.

Through the library’s website, patrons of Kent Memorial Library have unlimited access to thousands of streaming film-festival hits, including the best of Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca, and more. IndieFlix is available on Apple®, Android™, and all Internet-enabled devices. Patrons can also watch films on TV with their Roku devices.

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For more information, library patrons can go to http://www.kentmemoriallibrary.org, or address questions directly to Kent Memorial Library staff members.

About Recorded Books
Recorded Books is the largest independent publisher of unabridged audiobooks and provider of digital content to the library, school, and retail markets. The company owns an exclusive catalog of over 13,500 audiobook titles narrated by professional, award-winning actors. Recorded Books provides digital audiobooks and eBooks to libraries through its proprietary OneClickdigital platform, as well as electronic resources, including digital magazines and films, through its proprietary RBdigital Gateway platform. The Company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Prince Frederick, MD. For more information, visit http://www.recordedbooks.com.

About Zinio
Zinio is the world’s largest newsstand and bookstore. With its many digital products and services, Zinio creates better ways for people to discover published content, get more of it and do more with it. Now, readers can purchase content once to be read on any screen. Zinio provides the ability to shop for, search inside, read, share and save digital content in 23 local newsstands in any country in the world. Through the ZINIO UNITY™ reading platform, readers can move seamlessly within each publication page between text, interactive graphics, animated illustrations, videos and much more. Offering hundreds of thousands of the best digital titles, Zinio’s e-stores and applications are revolutionizing reading. Founded in 2001 and privately held, Zinio is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in New York, London, Paris, Barcelona and Taipei. For more information, visit http://www.zinio.com.

About IndieFlix
IndieFlix streams thousands of award-winning films from festivals around the world. IndieFlix is dedicated to providing a forum where filmmakers and their audiences can interact, and to building a community that translates artistic vision into commercial success. IndieFlix promises to build a fair and open market to empower filmmakers to be the engine of their achievement, and audiences to be a vital part of a movie's success. We believe that every good movie has an audience. For more information, visit http://www.Indieflix.com.