Libraries ACT have announced the release of an updated eBook and eAudiobook website. Over 36 000 free eBooks are catalogued on the site.
The new look web presence has many features including:
— a more user-friendly look including ‘new’ and ‘recently returned’ titles listed on the front page;
— easy to identify icons labelling each title clearly;
— a guide to device compatibility;
— automatic access to all formats including PDF Reader, ePub (for eBooks), MP3 and WMA (for eAudio) when available; and
— easy access to downloadable ‘Project Gutenberg eBooks’ (over 36,000 free e-Books
re-produced by volunteers).
Over 80 700 eBooks and eAudiobooks have been downloaded since the site was launched in 2006, and over 21 000 items have been downloaded this year.
The eBook service is only open to ACT Library members.