June 24, 2021

Coming Soon: “Audible Will Let You ‘Read’ an Audiobook While You Listen”

From USA Today:

Love listening to audiobooks? Would you want to read the book at the same time?

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The education-driven feature will be rolling out through an upgrade to the Audible app for iOS and Android devices, in time for back to school. And Audible is offering select Captions-ready content free to public classrooms across the country.

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UPDATED July 19 Audible’s Captions Program Stirs Fears, Frustration Among Publishers (via PW)

UPDATED July 18 AAP Statement on Audible’s “Caption” Feature

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.

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