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Press Release: WT Cox Subscriptions [August 4, 2015]

WT Cox Information Services partners with Recorded Books to provide Zinio for Libraries to schools K-12

SHALLOTTE, NC August 4, 2015 WT Cox Information Services partners with Recorded Books, a large independent provider of digital content, to provide schools K-12 with digital subscriptions through Zinio for Libraries.

WT Cox Information Services provides print subscription management services while RB Digital of Recorded Books is the exclusive reseller of Zinio for Libraries. Zinio for Libraries is the world's largest digital newsstand and leading magazine app for iOS, Android and Web. Popular school titles are available as a collection or individually and include Highlights for Children, Cobblestone, Cricket, Seventeen, ESPN, American Girl Magazine, Vogue/Teen Vogue, Popular Science, National Geographic and many others.

This collaboration will provide school library customers with a convenient purchasing option for print, electronic, and digital access. Consolidated billing enables WT Cox Information Services customers to continue using their established systems and workflows.

"There is an increasing demand for digital subscription services in the school market. Many are now complementing their print collection with a digital provider. This partnership allows WT Cox to provide these expanded services and consolidate the process for our customers," said Michael Perrine, vice president of sales and marketing at WT Cox Information Services.

"We are very excited about the experience WT Cox brings to the expansion of Zinio for Libraries in the school market. Their many strong relationships with schools and districts across the country provide expanded access to the popular Zinio for Libraries model for checking out top magazines and streaming and mobile app reading by all ages ," said Richard Freese, CEO at Recorded Books.

WT Cox Information Services is located at 201 Village Road, Shallotte, NC. The sales and marketing team may be reached at (800) 571-9554 or by visiting www.w tcox.com.

About WT Cox Information Services

Founded in 1974, WT Cox Information Services is a full-service serials and information services provider, serving academic, special, government, school and public libraries nationwide. WT Cox offers a portfolio of services that include electronic and print subscription access, eBooks, an ERM solution, discovery tool, online serials management tools, and personalized account services. http://www.wtcox.com

About Recorded Books

Recorded Books is the largest independent publisher of unabridged audiobooks and provider of digital media to consumer, retail, professional, school, library and infotainment markets. The company owns an exclusive catalog of more than 22,000 audiobook titles narrated by professional, award-winning actors. Recorded Books provides digital audiobooks and eBooks, as well as other compelling third-party content, including digital magazines and films, through its proprietary RBdigital Gateway platform. The company operates in the United Kingdom through its W. F. Howes subsidiary and in Australia through its Wavesound subsidiary. Recorded Books was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Prince Frederick, MD.


Summary: WT Cox Information Services partners with Recorded Books, a large independent provider of digital content, to provide schools K-12 with digital subscriptions through Zinio for Libraries.
Publication Year:2015
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:August 4, 2015
Publisher:WT Cox Subscriptions
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Company: WT Cox Subscriptions
Recorded Books
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