May 18, 2021

Singapore: National Library Board Says Ebook Lending Has Nearly Quadrupled in Past Five Years

From The Straits Times: More readers are borrowing electronic books, or e-books, from libraries, with mobile devices making it easy to read while on the go. As a result, the number of e-books borrowed has almost quadrupled in the past five years. Eleven million were borrowed last year, compared with three million in 2009, according […]

Audiobooks: Singapore Airlines and National Library Board of Singapore Announce Partnership

Singapore Airlines, one of the world’s great air carriers, is partnering with the National Library Board of Singapore to provide a larger selection of audiobooks to the airlines in-flight entertainment system. From Today’s Announcement: Customers on board Singapore Airlines flights can now look forward to a wider selection of audio books on KrisWorld, the Airline’s […]

National Library of Australia Releases iOS App Providing Mobile Access to Their Catalogue

Direct: App Store to Download (Free) Note: NLA Tells Us They’re Looking At “Branching Out Even Further” With Apps for Other Platforms From the App Store Description: The National Library of Australia catalogue is now mobile! It’s a fast and easy way to search the collection and to find resources whenever and wherever you are. […]