Sep 12

RBDigital Book App News

According to staff at Recorded Books, Inc., over the coming weeks, RBdigital web and mobile app updates will provide new features while correcting app issues identified by patrons and librarians.

RBdigital customers,

RBdigital Web Updates
The update release scheduled for September 13 has been postponed to 6 p.m. MT on Wednesday, September 20.

This update may take up to eight hours to complete. During this period, service disruptions are expected for all RBdigital products on both web and mobile, including audiobooks

During this downtime, patrons will see the following message when accessing RBdigital on the web.

Your library’s RBdigital page is currently unavailable.
We are updating the site to provide you with an even better experience.
Please try again shortly.

The RBdigital web release will deliver a number of new features, including suggestive search and recommended title lists.

  • Suggestive search makes it easier for users to find their favorite titles. Results pop up while users type their search criteria.
  • Recommended title lists show suggested titles based on users’ favorite genres.

RBdigital Mobile App Updates

In the coming weeks, an update to the RBdigital mobile app will correct issues identified by patrons and librarians. This update will also include the following features:

  • Suggestive search makes it easier for users to find their favorite titles. Results pop up while users type their search criteria.
  • Recommended title lists show suggested titles based on users’ favorite genres.
  • Checkout and Download buttons for magazines have been redesigned to make downloading even easier.
  • The Audiobook Player redesign, which includes adjustable playback speed, increases usability for patrons.

This information has been posted to the Statewide Online Services blog.