January 18, 2022

Scribd’s Recently Launched “All-You-Can-Read” Ebook Subscription Service Now Provides Access to More Than 100,000 Titles

The “all you can read” service from Scribd that includes a large portion of the backlist from HarperCollins launched on October 1, 2013. Access costs $8.99/month.

Today, a post on the Scribd blog provides an update:

Scribd readers now have unlimited access to over 100,000 books, including bestsellers and new releases, from 900+ publishers and counting. More than 1 million books have been bookmarked and saved to subscribers’ libraries. The most popular bookmarked title is Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle.

The Scribd blog post continues with a look at some of the titles added to the service since it launched.

Last week I shared some thoughts about all you can read (aka “Netlix-like) subscription services in this post.

Scribd’s service is competing Oyster, Amazon/Kindle Owners Lending Library, eReatah and a growing list of other companies.

See Also: Another Player: Scribd’s “All You Can Read” Subscription-Based Ebook Service Launches With Titles from HarperCollins (October 1, 2013)

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.