E-Content announced last week that NetLibrary has launched eAudiobook Subject Sets in Biography, Business, Children's Fiction, Classics, Learning Guides, Mystery & Suspense, Popular Nonfiction, Self-Help, and Young Adult for libraries in the US. Some of the publishers represented in the new subject sets are : Books on Tape, Listening Library, Living Language and Blackstone Audio.
"Users may check out up to 10 e-Audiobooks at a time. e-Audiobooks can be downloaded or played on desktop, laptop or portable devices that support Windows Media Player version 9 and above."
Thomson Gale also has launched a new reference website on controversial topics called WiseTo Social Issues. According to E-Content WiseTo Social Issues provides "a balanced look at all sides of social issues and current events, including professionally written information on more than 100 subjects from abortion to capital punishment, euthanasia to the war in Iraq, and global warming to gun control."
Each topics contains definition; summary overview; fast facts; essays for each position (neutral or pro or con )and stats. Users also have the ability to purchase a premium passes for more information.