Service Improvements for February
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Zinio magazines on multi devices - mobile phone, tablet, laptop, and computerZinio
Broward County Libraries now offers more than 300 digital magazines for free via Zinio Digital Magazine Newsstand. This exciting new service allows readers to view popular magazines or download them to any computer or mobile device. Enjoy the latest issue of a favorite magazine and even subscribe to them to get magazines monthly. Magazines are not checked out and there are no subscription limits so there is never a need to place a hold or wait to read any magazines. Read the magazines you want, when you want. See the exact features, photos and even ads as well as online extras such as audio, video and live links.

From ESPN to Oprah, Zinio offers a wide range of magazine genres including entertainment, home and garden, sports, lifestyle, fashion and more. Save money by never having to purchase favorite magazines, and because they are digital, there are no worries about damaging the magazine in any way or concerns about storing your favorite back issues. To get started using Zinio, you’ll need a library card and an email account. After registering for Zinio, you can find all your favorite magazines – and try new ones you might not otherwise purchase.

OverDrive Upgrades to “Next Generation”
Overdrive's “Next Generation” Digital Library PlatformOverDrive has improved and upgraded its digital platform to offer library customers faster and easier one-step checkout for eBooks as well as adding other features that make the eBook experience even better. The new “Next Generation” Digital Library Platform features a responsive design which allows the mobile and desktop experience to be the same, as it is automatically optimized for any size screen regardless of a user’s device. Additionally, the upgrades OverDrive Read (browser-based eBooks) and search and navigation improvements and streaming audio and video technology.


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