E-Magazines! ~ A New Service!

zinioBeginning January 1st, 2016 the Hyde Park Library is pleased to announce our library members now have access to eMagazines through Zinio for Libraries! Zinio for Libraries, the world’s largest newsstand, offers full-color, digital magazines for immediate checkout and reading online on desktop and mobile devices via web browser — or download a “Zinio for Libraries” Reader App to download and view your “checked out” magazines for reading offline (PLEASE NOTE: Apps are READERS ONLY). Browse from a collection of popular new and backlist titles with no holds, no due dates, and no limits!

There are TWO ways to read magazines with Zinio:

  • Online in your web browser  – On a web browser, Log-in to the Zinio for Libraries website with your email and password. First-time users will have to register with their library barcode number, an email and a password. Once logged in, simply click on the cover of a magazine to stream the magazine. The full cover-to-cover issue will open and you are ready to view your magazine on your PC/Mac via online web browser streaming.
  • Offline with “Zinio for Libraries” mobile Reader Apps – Reader Apps that download magazines to your device are available for viewing and reading Zinio magazines offline.zinio_serviceUpon download of and Log-in to the app over an internet connection your Zinio Reader App will auto populate the App with the magazines you have already “checked out” via Zinio’s website. Apps are available for a variety of devices: PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire/Fire HD, Nook HD/HD+, Windows 8, and Blackberry Playbook from their respective App stores: Google Play for Android devices, the iTunes Store for Apple IOS devices, and the Microsoft Store for Windows devices. PLEASE NOTE: Apps are READERS ONLY – Return to the Library Collection in a web browser to browse and checkout additional magazines.

Find out more about this new service at the Mid-Hudson Library System’s “Zinio For Libraries” portal! To learn more about using Zinio for Libraries download a PDF guide HERE.