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ZINIO East Lothian's E-Magazine Service

posted 14 Jun 2010, 03:43 by Carla Taylor   [ updated 2 Nov 2015, 13:02 ]
As well as the East Lothian Library Catalogue. You also have a selection of E-magazine websites on offer to you one of which is ZINIO. ZINIO is an online resource available to look at all different kinds of E-magazines from Apps Magazine UK to the BBC Top Gear Magazine.

Below is the link to the ZINIO website,

Accessing ZINIO E-Magazines


Above is the page that will be similar to what opens when you click on the link above. 

To create an account all you need is your Young Scot/Staff Card number to register. When click on Create New Account you will 

be asked to enter:
  •                          Your Card Number

  •                          Your First Name

  •                          Your Last Name

  •                          Your Email (Probably be best to use your school email)

  •                          A password



Once you have created account it then means that you will be able to access all the magazines that ZINIO has to offer.

Once you're logged in, click on a magazine you wish to read. You can then choose to continue to browse all the magazines available or search for one in-particular. 
 
When you find a magazine that you want to read, select it and then go to "Checkout". (If you aren't already logged in then you will be asked to enter your login details then). 
 
You will then be presented with two options "Browse" or "Start Reading". The Browse option will take you back to the selection of magazines where you can browse. Start Reading will take you on to the magazine to start reading it.

Reading and Downloading

When you are online you can read most magazines using your browser by clicking on the magazine in "My Collection".

When you are offline to read any magazines you have to download the ZINIO Android or Apple App using the link on the bottom of our ZINIO e-magazine collection page and you can download the magazines you've selected to read offline by signing in with your ZINIO account. 

You can also access ZINIO from your smartphone or tablet's app store and sing in with your ZINIO account to download and read your selected titles offline and on the go!


If you have any questions about ZINIO then please complete the form below and I will get back to you soon as I can.

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