Tuxedo Park Library Launches New Digital Resources

Tuxedo Park Library in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books launches Zinio and Universal Class.

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I am currently looking for a job and Universal Class is helping me brush up on my computer skills.

Tuxedo Park, NY (PRWEB) December 18, 2013

Tuxedo Park Library (Tuxedo Park, NY), in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of two new electronic resources: Zinio for Libraries and Universal Class.

“Zinio is fabulous!” said a Tuxedo Park Library patron. “I can download magazines for free to read on the way to and from work.”

Awarded Best New Database of 2012 by Library Journal, Zinio is the world’s largest newsstand, offering multi-user access to popular publications. Through the library’s website, patrons of (Library name) have unlimited multi-user access to complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside of the library. Zinio’s unique technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. “Us Weekly,” “Newsweek,” “Clean Eating,” “National Geographic Interactive” and “Food Network Magazine” are just a few of the popular titles that are available.

“I am currently looking for a job and Universal Class is helping me brush up on my computer skills,” said a Tuxedo Park Library patron. “

Universal Class offers patrons a unique online education experience with a growing catalog of over 500 courses. Over 300,000 students around the world have benefited from Universal Class’ unique instructional technologies. With real instructors guiding the learning, engaging video-based lessons, a collaborative learning environment, graded lesson tests, and certificates of achievement and Continuing Education Units, students enjoy a measurable learning experience that helps them master and document their educational goals and achievements.

Universal Class offers courses in Astronomy, Typing & Keyboarding, Internet Fundamentals, Telephone Skills & Customer Service, Clutter Control … plus 100’s more.

Please see a library staff member at Tuxedo Park Library for more information on how to access these services, or go to http://www.tuxedoparklibrary.org.

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 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 Universal Class

Universal Class, Inc. [also known as UniversalClass™ or UniversalClass.com™] provides online continuing education courses to schools, libraries, companies, educators, and individuals throughout the world. It aims to advance intellectual exchange in teaching, research, and service with its technology and belief that lifelong learning should be affording to all people of all cultures. With a growing course catalog of over 500 online classes, Universal Class is committed to providing only the most affordable and highest quality continuing education. Over 300,000 students around the world have benefited from Universal Class’ unique instructional technologies. With streaming video, website avatars, insightful instructional content, helpful tutors, and a social networking experience, Universal Class offers an engaging and measurable learning experience that helps students master and document their educational goals.