From 15 per cent in 2017 to 33% in 2018. So much increased ljudböckernas share of the total lending of the Swedish library between 2017 and 2018. It shows the figures from the company that develops the libraries ' e-boksapp Biblio.
the App Biblio launched at the book Fair in 2017, and allows borrowers can listen to audio books directly from the libraries ' catalog, without having to visit a physical library. The app has been in existence for 15 months and is now up in the 70,000 users, compared with, for example, Storytels more than 300,000 users in Sweden.
– the App Biblio is the third most used in Sweden for audio books. This has meant that the libraries have received a brand new force to assert itself in the new läslandskapet in Sweden and made them a part of the Swedish ljudboksundret. There is no country where we listen as much to audio books in Sweden if you look at both commercial entities and libraries, " says Eva Houltzén, ceo of Axial Media, in a press release.
of the Biblio with the target to improve the search functions, categories, and interface to be launched in January/February. In the spring of 2019 will also be updates that make it possible to read e-books in the app.
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