Notice: On Tuesday, Nov. 28, the memorial for First Lady Rosalynn Carter will be hosted on the Emory University campus. The Woodruff Library Building will be closed from 3 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., and Library Service Center deliveries will be paused for the day. The Health Sciences Center Library will be open regular hours from 7:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Emory Libraries provide access to many types of audiobooks, including audiobooks on physical media (CD, cassette, LP), streaming audiobooks available for checkout, and streaming audiobooks from subscription databases.
Emory has some physical-format audiobooks, which you can find through Library Search. Among spoken-word recordings are plays, novels, stand-up comedy, and self-instruction materials for selected foreign languages.
Emory has purchased hundreds of popular audiobooks through OverDrive; you can borrow and download them using the free OverDrive app. You can find these titles through Library Search or the Emory OverDrive page.
Subscription Streaming Services
Naxos Spoken Word Library has thousands of audiobooks, mostly classics but with a number of contemporary award-winning fiction and non-fiction. Some titles are available in German, French, and Portuguese. You can download these audiobooks to mobile devices with the free Naxos Spoken Word Library app (for Apple products only).
Many of Emory’s e-book and journal databases have read-aloud options; these capabilities are separate from the audiobook sources detailed above. See more about accessibility at Emory.