May 21, 2022

Audiobooks: Midwest Tape and HarperCollins Announce Library Distribution Deal

From a MT News Release:

Midwest Tape and HarperCollins Publishers today announced a strategic library distribution agreement to commence immediately.

The non-exclusive agreement enables Midwest Tape to distribute the majority of HarperCollins Publishers front list audiobook titles to libraries.

A key component of the deal calls for Midwest Tape to manufacture CD editions of HarperCollins Publishers audiobooks that potentially may have only been available as digital editions.

Here’s promo piece with a bit more info direct from Midwest Tape (PDF).

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