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Summer Reading Reminders

June 3, 2013 by  

Do not forget to promote our electronic resources to patrons for Summer Reading credit! For adults: eBooks & eAudiobooks count! – Tell them about Kentucky Libraries Unbound (Overdrive), OneClickdigital, & Freading These are all easily accessible under the “Explore” tab on the homepage!   For Kids & Teens: eBooks & eAudiobooks count! INCLUDING Tumblebooks & Bookflix/Trueflix where the story is animated and read to them!  The majority of the kids/teens eServices are located on this page: http://thebookplace.org/youth-services/kids-ematerials/ To show a patron: … Continue reading

Want ebooks? We got plenty

October 15, 2012 by  

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The world of electronic books and ways to read them seems like it is constantly growing and changing. New ebookreaders hit the market frequently, and more and more authors and publishers are using ebooks to reach readers. Boyd County Public Library is committing about 20 percent of its materials budget to the purchase of ebooks and downloadable audiobooks. We purchase them from a few different providers. First, there’s OverDrive, which is the ebook provider for Kentucky Libraries Unbound, a consortium … Continue reading

The Overdrive App comes to the Nook

October 2, 2012 by  

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OverDrive App Comes to Nook   Borrowing eBooks and audiobooks from the library just got a whole lot easier for users of the NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK Tablet™ and NOOK Color™. Last week, Barnes & Noble added the OverDrive Media Console app to the NOOK Apps™ storefront. This NOOK app enables users to wirelessly borrow eBooks and MP3 audiobooks from the library.   All NOOK devices, including NOOK 1st Edition, NOOK Simple Touch and NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight, have always enabled … Continue reading

Freegal Music & Freading eBooks – NEW SERVICES

July 23, 2012 by  

Freegal and Freading

The Library would like to announce the addition of two new services – Freegal Music and Freading (ebooks). Freegal Music is an online database that provides access to songs from Sony Music. The music files are DRM-free and do not expire, and are compatible with PCs, Macs, iPods, iPads, smartphones and other MP3-compatible devices. The Freegal Music Service will allow the Boyd County Public Library to increase the size and diversity of our collection by offering access to over 10,000 … Continue reading

July 6, 2012 by  

OneClickdigital New Titles

OneClickdigital has released their new titles for the 2nd quarter! New e-audiobook titles include adult and children’s selections. With over 20,000 titles to choose from, OneClickdigital is proud to offer the largest selection of digital audiobooks anywhere! We’ve recently added dozens of titles for your listening pleasure—with more coming each quarter. Whether it’s through your library’s website, the OneClickdigital Media Manager, or the new iPhone app, downloading titles has never been quicker or easier. To view new title selections click … Continue reading

LearningExpress Library adds new content

June 30, 2012 by  

LearningExpress

Available on LearningExpress Library on Tuesday, July 3: New Online Practice Exams New practice exams will be available to users preparing for the WorkKeys® assessments, Praxis II: Principles of Learning Tests (PLT), and the COMPASS® college placement exams. We’ve also added another practice civil service exam. New eBooks The inventory of vocational and instructional eBooks has grown to include three new titles for the GED® Test and nursing school entrance exams, and a new addition to the 501 Questions series … Continue reading

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