Audiobooks, Talking Books and Digital Audiobooks

How to locate audiobooks in the Concordia Library?

Basic search in MnPALS
   audiobooks

Advanced search in MnPALS
   audiobooks OR talking books
   Limit by Format Sound Recordings

How to listen to items

CD's can be played on a library computer or a CD player
Cassettes can be played on a cassette player
Records can be played on a record player
Audio-files can be listened to using a library computer or MP3 player
    NOTE: Audio-files may require an iPod or a MP3 player

Computer documents may be available to listen to using a screen reader
    ReadPlease is available on all library computers
        Go to Start, Programs, Library tools, ReadPlease, ReadPlease 2003 Free
        Copy and paste a text document, one chapter at a time, into ReadPlease
    Adobe Reader let's you listen to some PDF's - Under View, Read Out Loud

Sources for digital audiobooks and films

DIGITAL AUDIOBOOKS

AUDIBLE.COM  Click on "browse audio" for a list of titles.

HATCHETT BOOK GROUP

iTUNES

MEDIABAY, INC

netLibrary

  • LARL collection:
    Create an account at a library in the Lake Agassiz Regional Library system Example: Moorhead Public Library. Use this account to access the eAudiobook collections.

  • netLibrary (BCR) about page

  • netLIBRARY (OCLC) about page  (see Audiobook Subscription Collections)

OVERDRIVE

PLAYAWAY  Click on "Audiobook"

Podcast Directory

RECORDED BOOKS, LLC  Click on one of the "collections" tabs

TeleRead - use a Screen Reader to listen to these digitized books


Maintained by Theresa Borchert.  Last update 03-10-07
Send comments or corrections to
borchert@cord.edu
Carl B. Ylvisaker Library, Concordia College, Moorhead,Minnesota