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DIGITAL MAGAZINES WCPLtn eLibrary
Zinio digital magazines read online today
  • Unlimited access
  • Read at home or in the library
  • Former print titles Newsweek and PC World available online with library's subscription
  • Magazines by Title
  • Requires 2 accounts:
    • Library Zinio account
    • Zinio website account

How do I create a library Zinio account?
How do I create a Zinio website account?
How do I login as a returning user computer?
Are Zinio apps for available for mobile devices?
How do I login as a returning user iPad?
How do I check out a magazine?
How do I navigate in a magazine?
How do I close a magazine?
How do I remove/restore a magazine from my
    computer?

How do I remove/restore a magazine from my iPad?
Zinio overview video.
Zinio user guide.

HOW DO I CREATE A LIBRARY ZINIO ACCOUNT?

Open the library's Zinio web page.

Click CREATE NEW ACCOUNT link
located top right corner above the Zinio logo.

iPad/tablet users: access library's Zinio web page in Safari and follow the steps below.

Or
at the LOG IN box click CREATE NEW ACCOUNT link.
Enter your LIBRARY CARD NUMBER.
Click NEXT button.


Complete the new account form.
Click CREATE ACCOUNT button.

Welcome to Williamson County Public Library RBdigital Gateway message is sent to the account email address.

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HOW DO I CREATE A ZINIO WEBSITE ACCOUNT?
ALREADY HAVE A ZINIO ACCOUNT? Login with your existing account information.
After creating the Library's Zinio account the Zinio SIGN IN box opens.

IGNORE the "PAYMENT INFORMATION" link.

Note: Zinio is a commercial site. User is NOT required to purchase magazines.






NEW USER click SIGN UP HERE link above the green SIGN IN button
Complete the CREATE YOUR ZINIO ACCOUNT form.

Click SIGN UP button.




Click GO TO LIBRARY button.

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HOW DO I LOG IN AS A RETURNING COMPUTER USER?
Open the library's Zinio web page.

Login to your Library Zinio account.

Browse titles in the library's collection.

Select a magazine by clicking on the COVER
or click CHECKOUT NOW link.

Click CHECKOUT button.

Log in to your Zinio account.

OR

If you have already checked out magazines
click GO TO MY CHECKED-OUT MAGAZINES link top right corner.

Log in to your Zinio account.


If YOUR READING LIST does not display, click YOUR LIBRARY link located in the top bar.top of page link

ARE ZINIO APPS AVAILABLE FOR MOBILE DEVICES?

Zinio magazines may be read on a wide variety of desktop and mobile apps.

While using the device, click on the appropriate link below to download your free app.
MaciPhoneiPadAndroidKindle Fire/Fire HD,  Windows 8, and Blackberry Playbook.


HOW DO I LOG IN AS A RETURNING USER iPAD?
  Open the APP.

Tap ZINIO button.

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HOW DO I CHECK OUT A MAGAZINE?  

















From the Library's Zinio web page

click on the MAGAZINE COVER

or

click CHECKOUT NOW link.
Click CHECKOUT button.






Click START READING button.



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HOW DO I NAVIGATE IN A MAGAZINE?
Note: The magazine image is small while the issue loads and will open to full size when download is finished.

Task bar buttons from left to right:
Print, Account Preferences, Help, Share, Search, Full Screen, Zoom, Table of Contents, View Thumbnail Grid, Previous, Next
TURNING THE PAGE:


Click on the right or left edge of the page.

OR

Click RIGHT or LEFT ARROW on the bottom right side of the task bar.




OR

Place mouse pointer on side of page and flick mouse quickly.
TABLE OF CONTENTS: Find the Table of Contents page by clicking the TABLE OF CONTENTS icon.
GRID VIEW OF THE MAGAZINE: Use the GRID VIEW to scan for a particular page.

Click the GRID VIEW icon to open a thumbnail size view of the pages.
FULL SCREEN: Click the FULL SCREEN icon to display the magazine the full size of the monitor.

Press the ESC [escape] keyboard key to close the full screen display.
SEARCH: Search the magazine for a word or phrase.

HOW DO I CLOSE AN OPEN MAGAZINE?
Click the RED X button in the top right side of the screen.

If in FULL SCREEN mode, press the keyboard's ESC [escape] key to display the RED X.

HOW DO I REMOVE / RESTORE MAGAZINES FROM MY COMPUTER?

Click on the YOUR LIBRARY link in the top bar
REMOVE: On YOUR READING LIST screen, click EDIT YOUR READING LIST.
Click on the RED X.

Click DONE button.

RESTORE: On YOUR READING LIST screen, click EDIT YOUR READING LIST.

In the VIEW ALL TITLES box select VIEW REMOVED




Click the PLUS SIGN.





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HOW DO I REMOVE / RESTORE MAGAZINES FROM MY iPAD / iPHONE?
Tap the DATE link.

Tap the EDIT link.

Tap the X.

Tap REMOVE ISSUE FROM DEVICE.



To RESTORE a removed magazine, follow the steps above and tap RESTORE ISSUE.
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