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What is Zinio for Libraries?

Zinio for Libraries is where you can browse online magazines from Donegal Library’s collection, check them out and read them at your leisure on your computer or mobile device.

 

How do I access these online magazines?

You will need to first register for Zinio for Libraries on the Donegal Library website, and then create a personal Zinio account in order to access your checked out magazines.

 

How do I register for Zinio for Libraries?

Go to Online Resources  and click on the Zinio for Libraries link/logo.

At the top righthand corner, click on Create New Account.

Enter your Library Card number (B….), click on Next.

Enter your email address and password.

Your name will appear in the top right-hand corner, showing that you are now registered on the Donegal Library website for Zinio for Libraries.

You will only have to register like this once.

 

Next, in order to access your checked-out magazines, you have to register on the Zinio website itself.

 

How do I register for a Personal Zinio account?

On the Zinio for Libraries site and below the Zinio logo, click on Go To My Checked-out Magazines.

You will need to sign in again with the same email address and password you used to register.

You are now logged in to the Zinio website with a personal account.

Click on Your Library and you will see the magazines you have checked out from the Donegal Library website.

You can log out of this site by clicking on the cog/sprocket icon.

 

Remember: you will need to check out your magazines via the Donegal Library website first before you can access them.

 

Can I read these magazines on my home computer?

You can bookmark/favourite the Zinio website on your PC browser for easy access.

Log in to the Zinio website as before.

Remember: access your checked-out magazines by clicking on Your Library.

If you are asked for payment, it means that you have clicked on a magazine in Zinio’s commercial website and not in the Your Library section.

 

Can I read these magazines on my smartphone or tablet?

You will need to download the app for your device first.

You can then access your checked-out magazines by logging in to Zinio via this app.

Remember: access your checked-out magazines by clicking on Your Library.

If you are asked for payment, it means that you have clicked on a magazine in Zinio’s commercial website and not in the Your Library section.

 

For more detailed FAQs, click on Zinio FAQ's