Web Crush of the Week: Audible.com

Yes, it’s a commercial site. Yes, it’s owned by Amazon. Yes, you purchase content there. You also have the opportunity to check out their really good lists (based on popularity, genre, what their editors are listening to…) and get ideas of what you and your patrons might like to listen to next. With over 100,00 titles, Audible.com has the widest selection of digital audiobooks available for download. (In addition to audiobooks, they also have radio shows, podcasts, stand-up comedy, and speeches.)

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Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers." Follow her on Twitter at @KarenKleckner.

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