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Durham County Library to Offer E-Magazines through Zinio

Durham, NC – Durham County Library will begin offering Zinio, a digital magazine service, on Tuesday, April 8. The new collection provides unlimited access to complete digital magazines. Library cardholders are able to access the digital magazines from anywhere via the library’s website, using a computer, tablet or smart phone. Magazines can be read online or downloaded and read offline.

“Zinio’s technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation and interactive elements such as audio and video,” said Jan Seabock, the library’s interim resources and technical services administrator. “Cosmopolitan, Newsweek, National Geographic and The Economist are just a few of the popular titles available.”

Awarded Best New Database of 2012 by Library Journal, Zinio bills itself as the world’s largest newsstand. Beginning Tuesday, library patrons can find a complete, searchable listing of e-magazines at dcl.li/emagazines or at durhamcountylibrary.org.

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit durhamcountylibrary.org.

Contact: Gina Rozier
919-560-0151 or grozier@dconc.gov

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