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Emma Gibbon <[log in to unmask]>
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Emma Gibbon <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 14 Jul 2022 15:17:27 -0400
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Thank you, Holly! This is useful. I didn't see Jon's response; it sounds
interesting, can you point me to where it is?

Emma Gibbon

On Thu, Jul 14, 2022 at 3:03 PM Holly Williams <
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> So here's my 2 cents:
> I don't know the pricing structure of CloudLibrary's streaming service, so
> that's something to consider. But, I truly dislike that my patrons couldn't
> use it on their Kindle or a SmartTV like they can with Kanopy (which we
> currently have). As Jon from Thompson Free Library pointed out, we could
> always put it on a Fire stick, but from what he says it's a pain in the
> tuckus. (The films can only be viewed on Android or Apple devices.)
> Jon is so awesome he compared a lot of what CL has to free services and
> found much of the same things. I compared it to Kanopy and found a lot of
> overlap, but I also found great stuff on Kanopy that wasn't on CL. But
> they're also new and I'm sure they will expand with time.
> On Wed, Jul 13, 2022 at 11:56 AM Emma Gibbon <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> Has anyone tried CloudLibrary's streaming service yet? What do you think?
>> How does it compare to Kanopy?
>> Please let me know off-list!
>> Emma Gibbon
>> Adult Services Librarian
>> Topsham Public Library
> --
> *Holly Williams*
> Library Director
> Pittsfield Public Library
> 110 Library St.
> Pittsfield ME  04967
> (207) 487-5880