From an EBSCO Press Release:
IPSWICH, Mass. — May 24, 2012 — Highlighting its growing audiobook collection, EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) released nine new audiobook collections in popular genres, providing public libraries with a quick and convenient way to begin or expand their audiobook offerings.
The latest audiobook sets focus on niche areas of fiction and nonfiction. These collections contain a wide variety of materials from best sellers such as the Hunger Games trilogy and Tina Fey’s Bossypants to recently digitized classics such as Edgar Rice Burrough’s John Carter. With these latest sets, particular attention was given to very specific areas of interest to public library patrons.
These new audiobook collections are a prepackaged set of titles chosen specifically to fulfill niche areas of interest in a library’s readership. The nine new sets that are now available include:
- Romantic Fiction Audiobooks
- Mystery Fiction Audiobooks
- Humor Audiobooks
- Sci-Fi Audiobooks
- Fantasy Fiction Audiobooks
- Biography Audiobooks
- Psychological and Suspense Fiction Audiobooks
- Historical Fiction and Nonfiction Audiobooks
- Christian Fiction Audiobooks
Each collection was created by EBSCO’s collection development team of librarians based on popularity, positive recommendations and reviews from trade publications as well as usage statistics. These collections will be updated quarterly with the newest and best titles in each genre, and will be available on the website and for order via EBSCOhost Collection Manager™.
eBooks on EBSCOhost
eBooks on EBSCOhost offers nearly 300,000 e-books and audiobooks. EBSCO proactively acquires new content in critical areas, based on the dynamic needs of libraries. EBSCO has recently released EBSCOhost Collection Manager, a collection management tool that allows users to search, browse, build lists, and order e-books quickly and easily. More information is available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/ebooks/manage-order/ecm.
About EBSCO Publishing
EBSCO Publishing is the producer of EBSCOhost®, the world’s premier for-fee online research service, including full-text databases, subject indexes, point-of-care medical reference, historical digital archives, and e-books. The company provides more than 350 databases and nearly 300,000 e-books. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS), which provides each institution with a fast, single search box for its entire collection, offering deeper indexing and more full-text searching of journals and magazines than any other discovery service (www.ebscohost.com/discovery). For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: www.ebscohost.com, or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.