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O'Reilly for Higher Education


O´Reilly for Higher Education contains audiobooks in IT and business from publishers like O`Reilly and McGraw-Hill.

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Finding Audiobooks

There are several ways to find audiobooks on the O´Reilly platform.

On the Home Page, you can browse Recommended for you, Recently Added and Trending titles. You can browse audio books by topics. You can search the database, on the result list select the Audio Books filter.

The Audiobook information page

On the audio book information page you will find:

  • Links to explore other items from the same author and publisher
  • Click Start or Continue to listen to the audio book.
  • Table of contentsWhen you listening to a chapter, you will be auto-advanced to the next clip. For each chapter, there will be a progress bar and a checkmark when completed. You can then go to your personal History and continue where you ended. You can also put the whole audio book or separate chapters in a Playlist.
  • An audio book description. For select titles, there will also be resources such as links to the publisher’s website and access to supplemental content.

Audio books information page

Listening to an Audiobook

On the audio book player page you will find:

  • The progress bar 
  • The audio book player controls. You can skip forward or backward, and change speed.
  • On the menu to the right you will find Table of Contents and the option to add the audio book to a Playlist.