Wednesday, January 30, 2013

The Vernon Parish Library is pleased to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries. Awarded Best New Database of 2012 by Library Journal, Zinio is the world’s largest newsstand, offering multi-user access to thousands of publications.

Through, patrons of the Vernon Parish Library will have unlimited simultaneous access to thousands of complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on any Internet-enabled device inside or outside of the library. Zinio’s unique technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. Consumer Reports, Good Housekeeping, PC Magazine, Popular Mechanics, Newsweek, Guideposts and Readers Digest are just a few of the popular titles available.

Currently, the Library is offering 97 titles. These may be viewed on patron’s laptops, computers, iPads, smart phones, etc. There are currently, three ways to access these titles. From the reference tab on our home , scroll down to Newspapers and Periodicals, and click on ZINIO, or go directly to The easiest is to click on the Zinio tab near the top of the Library's home page.  Users will need to enter their Vernon Parish Library Card number. Please visit the Vernon Parish Library for more information on this new service. If you are having problems using this service, please let us know.

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