In with the (Mostly) New | Reference 2016

Like a spiffy wardrobe, a great reference toolbox is frequently updated. The following apps and websites will put some spring in your reference step. Some of them will be unfamiliar to you, and while others may be old friends, we’ve highlighted their lesser-known but convenient (or just cool) ­features.

Spanish On-Screen | Spanish-Language Media: Collection Development, May 1, 2015

In homes where Spanish is the predominant language spoken, movies on-disc are still a popular item. These 33 releases, plus apps and a list of vendors, will go a long way to helping Spanish-speaking viewers “see” what libraries have to offer.

Penguin Random House Audio launches audiobook discovery app

Penguin Random House Audio’s new app, Volumes, will help listeners discover and sample new audiobooks directly on their devices. Volumes features exclusive extended excerpts from bestselling authors, including Jodi Picoult, Sophie Kinsella, and Jim Gaffigan, and will regularly offer free full-length audiobook downloads, beginning with Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, read by Harry Potter […]

Count Your Chickens | Urban Farming & Homesteading

With the spread of farming and homesteading from rural and suburban areas to urban lots and rooftops, these 35 titles will help patrons sow the cream of their own crops.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, January 3, 2014

The challenges of facing the digital world, Greenspan on forecasting, Low Dog on alternative medicine, Nabokov’s last novel, and 1,000 pages on Barbara Stanwyck

Audio News | February 1, 2013

Baker & Taylor (B&T) has announced the launch of Acoustik, a mobile platform “that allows consumers to buy and download digital audiobooks on their Apple and Android devices” using a free app powered by Findaway World, LLC. While Acoustik, which currently provides consumers access to nearly 40,000 titles from a variety of publishers, is available at select retailers, B&T will […]

Bittman's How To Cook Everything Apps

Bittman's How To Cook Everything Apps

Interactive Digital Romance Gets Its Game On

Interactive Digital Romance Gets Its Game On