Digital Audiobooks from Simon & Schuster Available to Public Libraries

Dec 16, 2008

Blockbuster audiobook titles from Simon & Schuster can now be added to OverDrive-powered download library collections. OverDrive, a distributor of digital audiobooks, eBooks, and more for public libraries, announced an agreement with Simon & Schuster to distribute more than 1,000 unabridged and abridged digital audiobook titles to public libraries. Simon & Schuster's download collection features popular unabridged and abridged titles in a variety of subjects. A library customer can browse the digital catalog for titles, check out a title with a library card, and download the audiobook to his or her home PC. At the end of the lending period, files automatically expire and the software prompts the user to delete the audiobook title from his or her computer. OverDrive powers more than 8,500 public library download websites worldwide.