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Mary Burkey, a teacher, librarian, and audiobook addict, writes about listening, learning, and the joy of headsets

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Mon, June 10th, 2013
#JIAM Free audiobook webinar TOMORROW
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Learn what’s new in summer & fall audio releases. Sign up TODAY for the FREE hour-long webinar on Tuesday, June 11 at 2:00pm Eastern time. Can’t listen to the live session? Sign up and you’ll receive an emailed link to the archived webinar. Click here to register. Celebrate June is Audiobook Month with Booklist and […]

Thu, January 3rd, 2013
Breaking News: Audiobook publishers merge
Posted by: Mary Burkey

AudioGo, previously BBC Audiobooks America, acquires Blackstone Audio, pioneering audiobook publisher. Here’s more from The Bookseller: AudioGO c.e.o. Mike Bowen will serve as c.e.o. of the combined Group. Josh Stanton will continue as president of Blackstone Audio and become c.e.o. of the North America operations. Craig Black has been appointed to the Group’s board of directors and […]

Sat, June 23rd, 2012
Audiobooks by the numbers
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Two reports on how many audiobooks are published. First, according to this report published in American Libraries, there’s been a hefty number of youth titles over the past year: According to “Table 6 / Audiobook Average Per-Volume Prices, 2008-2011,” on pages 526-527, the 2011 number of children’s audiobook titles published is 968 and the 2011 […]

Sat, June 9th, 2012
What’s New in Audiobooks
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Free webinar for fans & librarians Tuesday June 12 – perfect for #JIAM2012 June is Audiobook Month. I love that Booklist’s webinars are archived, so that those interested can view any of the past webinars here. And if you can’t take part in real time at 2pm Eastern on Tuesday, sign up here anyway – you’ll get […]

Tue, April 13th, 2010
Publisher’s Forum: BBC Audiobooks America
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Make your opinions heard – sound off so that publishers will know what the buyers and consumers need and want from the audiobook producers! This first open forum on a current topic of interest in the audiobook community arose from a conversation with BBC Audiobook America’s Marketing Director Michele Cobb. We pondered the constraints that […]

Sat, April 10th, 2010
Transmedia via app: Brave New World?
Posted by: Mary Burkey

Text, audiobook, video, & photos synced via iTunes app? In this Reuters report, Dean Goodman reports that You Can’t Always Get What You Want, the tell-all memoir of rock & roll roadie Sam Cutler, is the first simultaneous release as an iPhone app in North America. In the free-wheeling Wild West of text morphing to […]

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