Audiobook News, Posts, and Articles You May Have Missed (October)

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AUDIOBOOK NEWS

Whoopi Goldberg, in a conversation with VANITY FAIR, expresses her love for audiobooks.

THE NATIONAL discusses the effects of the growth of audiobooks.

OVERDRIVE presents the results of their user survey, which shows an increase in library lending for ebook and audiobook collections.

Children’s ebook subscription service Epic! launches Spanish and audiobook titles, reports BUSINESS WIRE.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY shares the results of a Pew survey, which includes information about audiobook listening habits.

Audiobooks are now available in Buick cars through an OnStar subscription.

GOOD E-READER reports on the booming German audiobook market.

RECOMMENDATIONS & REVIEWS

iO9 focuses on the narrator in their audiobook reviews.

GENERAL INDUSTRY NEWS

LIBRARY JOURNAL reports on the Supreme Court ruling on the Google book scanning case.

LIBRARY JOURNAL hosts a virtual conference on the digital transition in libraries.All presentations and materials are archived and can still be accessed as a “virtual tote bag”.

THE NEW YORK TIMES explores the changing role of libraries in our society.