Greater Victoria Public Library adds access to hundreds of digital magazines

Anyone with a library card able to sign into the digital magazine collection

Greater Victoria Public Library is adding many of the world’s most popular magazines to its collection with Zinio for Libraries, a digital magazine collection.

Hundreds of titles that span fashion, business, health, technology and more ar available to view or download through the GVPL website or Zinio for Libraries app.

“Anyone with a GVPL card will be able to sign into the digital magazine collection and instantly read a magazine,” said GVPL CEO Maureen Sawa.

“We are very excited about this service, as it adds another piece to our popular digital collection which already includes hoopla digital, the 3M Cloud Library and eBooks through OverDrive.”

There is no limit to the number of magazines you can check out and no need to return them. There are no holds, you can access the most current issues and you can even be notified by email when the latest issue of your favourite magazine is available.

The catalogue includes popular newsstand magazines, such as Martha Stewart Living, Allure, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Wired, GQ, Details, Rolling Stone, Glamor and Oprah, as well as National Geographic, Conde Nast Traveler, Bon Appetit, Mac World and Newsweek. Niche magazines such as Gluten-Free Living, Bicycling, Organic Gardening, Birdwatching, Quilting Arts Magazine and Guitar Player are also available.

The library has acquired access to the digital magazines with a library-specific subscription to Zinio for Libraries, the world’s largest digital newsstand.

 

To get started go online to gvpl.ca/zinio or downloading the Zinio for Libraries app on your device.

 

 

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