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EBSCO Introduces Flipster™, a New Way to Access Digital Magazines

“Continuing its tradition of working with libraries to help patrons find the content they want as quickly and conveniently as possible, EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is introducing Flipster™, which allows library patrons to browse the latest issues of high quality digital versions of popular magazines, courtesy of their library. Flipster provides users easy access to digital magazines for online browsing via their desktops or any mobile device. Flipster allows libraries to give their patrons the option of accessing the content at the library or remotely. They can also download magazines to their Android device, iPad or iPad mini via a native app for offline reading anytime anywhere.” (via EBSCO)

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Queens Libraries to Offer Free Digital Copies of Magazines

“The Queens Library is the first public library system in New York to offer free digital copies of popular magazines for download, part of a broader push to provide library patrons with better access to digital reading materials. Last year, the Queens Library system became the first New York library system to lend e-readers, and this fall the library hopes to begin lending tablets, said Thomas Galante, the library’s president and CEO.” (via WSJ)

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New Library of Congress Magazine Debuts

“The new Library of Congress Magazine LCM debuts this week. The bi-monthly, general-interest magazine features educational and entertaining content about both current and historical events.”Like our online offerings and exhibitions, the new magazine pulls the Library’s amazing collections off the shelves and out of the archive boxes, bringing information, images and history together in an entertaining and informative package,” said Gayle Osterberg, the Library’s director of communications and executive editor. “LCM will be an important channel for communicating the full breadth and scope of the Library’s mission, its expert staff, its collections and its myriad services to Congress and to the nation.”

via Library of Congress

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Great Little Magazines

NYT – “For years, Robert Scholes, a professor in the department of modern culture and media at Brown University, has led a project to put Modernist journals online, which means you can have access to many of the period’s wonderful journals without being a student at a university with great archival holdings. So far, Scholes and his team have digitized 18 magazines…”

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