. New User’s Guide for Zinio Digital Magazines
January 2015

Magazines · New User’s Guide: Zinio Digital Magazines

What You Get:

Use our Zinio Digital Magazine service to read digital copies of your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device! Enjoy current issues of titles such as Rolling Stone, US Weekly, Car and Driver, Esquire, O, The Oprah Magazine, and Elle Decor. Download as many magazines as you'd like 24/7!

What You Need:

  • A computer with Internet access and a web browser of your choice

What you do:

Step 1: Select the Magazines link from the eBranch menu on the Library’s homepage.

Step 2: Read a synopsis of the services available with Zinio on the Library’s Digital Magazine Services Comparison Chart page.

Step 3: Click the large Zinio icon above the Digital Magazine Services Comparison Chart, which will take you to the Library’s Zinio website.

Create your account on Zinio

Step 4: First time users will need to register and create a free account on the Library's Zinio website. You can do so by clicking the “Create New Account” link in the top right-hand corner of the screen, and then following the prompts on the screen.

Browse for magazine titles

Step 5: Once your Zinio account has been created and you’ve been successfully logged in, select the large Zinio eMagazines icon on the left side of the Library’s Zinio website.

Create your account on Zinio

Step 6: Search for a specific title, or browse magazines by genre or language.

Create your account on Zinio

Step 7: Once you’ve found a title that you are interested in, click on the cover image. From this page you can either browse through the back issues that are available, or simply select the “Checkout” button to read the current issue.

Create your account on Zinio

Step 8: Once you’ve selected the checkout button on the issue that you would like to read, you may then select the “Start Reading” button to begin reading in your browser.

Create your account on Zinio

If you would like to read the issue on your mobile device, you can also install the Zinio app on your mobile device (available for PCs, Macs, Android, iOS, Kindle Fire/Fire HD, Blackberry Playbook, and Windows 8 devices) and read the magazine on the device.

Read the magazine in the app


  • Contact the Virtual Information Center by phone: 513-369-6900 or email Zinio support.