Audio Books

Library Notes: At Rowan Public Library, new eAudibooks are now hear – Salisbury Post

By David LamannoRowan Public Library Have you heard any good books lately? The question is no joke as digital audiobook availability and use continues to increase nationwide. The most recent fact sheet available from the Audio Publishers Association reports that in 2020 publisher receipts amounted to over $1.2 billion, a 12% increase from the previous …

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Is the pandemic behind the failure of Nevada’s Read By 3rd Grade program?

Nevada wants school kids to read at a standardized level by third grade. The argument for that is if a student can read comfortably by 9, it sets them up for academic success later on. But many of these early learners are behind. In March, Clark County School District Superintendent Jesus Jara announced a worrisome …

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Jerome M. Segal, candidate for Maryland Governor – Baltimore Sun

Maryland Governor Jerome M. Segal Democratic 78 Silver Spring, Montgomery County Director, The Peace Consultancy BA – The City College of New York Masters in Public Policy – University of Minnesota Ph.d. in Philosophy, University of Michigan 1965 – 1972 — anti-war & civil rights movement 1975 – Served at the UN, assisted Clarence Mitchell …

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The future of audio in Africa is young, bold, and online

Until very recently, radio was more or less the only way to listen to spoken-word audio content in Africa. People have been able to carry music around for decades, but the same wasn’t really true for things like audio dramas, panel shows and deep dives into specialist subjects. Certainly, audiobooks and comedy albums have always …

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Why Audio and Why Now?

PHOTO: producer The emergence of digital audio in its various manifestations, whether through podcasts, microcasts, social audio, voice assistants, embedded audio, smart speakers, or earbuds, has left many marketers perplexed: “Why are we taking this step backward to humble audio from our march towards extravagant multimodality, and what does this retreat from more-and-more mean?” My …

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Apple previews innovative accessibility features

May 17, 2022 PRESS RELEASE Apple previews innovative accessibility features combining the power of hardware, software, and machine learning Software features coming later this year offer users with disabilities new tools for navigation, health, communication, and more CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA Apple today previewed innovative software features that introduce new ways for users with disabilities to navigate, …

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Harry Styles CBeebies: Where to buy children’s book In Every House, On Every Street

Harry Styles has added many strings to his bow since those early XFactor days, from being part of one of the world’s most popular boy bands to launching a successful solo career and even becoming an actor. And now the “Watermelon Sugar” singer is using his soothing Mancunian accent to help the nation’s children get …

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