eMagazines

eMagazines

​​​​​​​​​Zinio eMagazines - a great service from Glasgow Libraries which lets you read digital copies of your favourite magazines for FREE! 

Getting Started

To register for the service you must have a Glasgow Libraries membership. If you're not a library member it's easy to join, simply visit one of our 33 libraries to register.

You can also complete a membership form online although your account will need to be verified at a library before you can access ZInio eMagazines.

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Improvements

As well as the existing Zinio Reader 4 app there is now a NEW Zinio for Libraries app available to download from your app store.

The great new feature of the 'Zinio for Libraries' App is it allows you to read offline using your Zinio for Libraries account.  The new app is available for the following devices: 

•    Android
•    iPad/iPhone
•    Kindle Fire HD/HDX


*If you already have the original Zinio Reader 4 app you can still use this to download eMagazine on all mobile devices if you prefer to continue using this app.

inio for Libraries App  **New Improved App for libraries**
Available for Android/ iPad/ iPhone /Kindle Fire HD/HDX

  • To create a Zinio for Libraries magazine account using your Glasgow library card number follow the Glasgow Libraries User Guide
  • Once you have created an account, browse the magazines and select which titles you wish to read. There is no limit, so there is nothing to stop you selecting all the magazines to which the library has subscribed
  • To view the Zinio magazine you selected, you must download the appropriate App for your device or view in a browser e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome or Safari. To select magazines you must always sign in to the Glasgow Libraries Zinio page first.
Zinio Reader 4 App
Available for Android/iPad/iPhone/Kindle Fire HD/HDX /PC/laptop/Mac

  • To create a Zinio Reader 4  magazine account using your Glasgow library card number follow the Zinio User Guide
  • Browse the magazines and select which titles you wish to read. There is no limit, so there is nothing to stop you selecting all the magazines to which the library has subscribed.
  • Register for a separate Zinio account to read and manage your magazines.
  • To view the Zinio magazine you selected, you must download the appropriate App for your device or view in a browser e.g. Internet Explorer, Chrome or Safari. To select magazines you must always sign in to the Glasgow Libraries Zinio page first



Is your device Compatible?

To use Zinio Reader 4 on your laptop or desktop your device must have the following system requirements

Windows XP & Higher:
  • Preferred browser: Internet Explorer 8 & higher
  • Alternative browsers: Firefox 3.6 & higher, Google Chrome
  • Flash 10.1 or higher
  • Screen resolution: 1024 x 768 or higher

Mac OIS & Higher:
  • Preferred browser: Safari 5 & higher, Firefox 3.6 & higher
  • Alternative browsers: Google Chrome
  • Flash 10.1 or higher
  • Screen resolution 1024 x 768 or higher

To use Zinio for Libraries app or the Zinio Reader 4 app on your tablet or smartphone the appropriate app must be downloaded:
  • iPhone – both apps compatible
  • iPad – both apps compatible
  • Android – both apps compatible
  • Kindle Fire HD/HDX - both apps compatible
  • Windows Phone 8 -  Zinio Reader 4 only
  • Blackberry -  Zinio Reader 4 only

*Please note: Zinio is not compatible with the Amazon Kindle but does work with the Kindle Fire. Some magazine titles are not compatible with the iPhone.

You can download a wide range of magazines FREE from the library, but if you wish to look further the Zinio Reader 4 website has many more magazines which you will have to pay for separately. You will never need to pay for any of the magazines provided by the library.


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