Zinio for Libraries had an update on June 27: The name changed to RBdigital Magazines and there is a new mobile app! Your Zinio for Libraries username and password will remain the same, and you will be able to enjoy the same great eMagazines as you did before.
Creating an RBdigital Account and checking out a magazine
To get started, you will need to create an RBdigital Account. It is used to check-out magazines from the ORL’s RBdigital Magazines collection and to sign in use the RBdigital App for iPads and Android devices.
You can also use this account to sign in and use RBdigital digital books (formerly OneClickdigital) and InstantFlix eMovies !
Do you already have an RBdigital account for using the RBdigital and InstantFlix collections? You can sign in with that account and skip the account creation step below.
App users – go through the steps below first on a browser first! RBdigital Account creation is not available on the RBdigital App.
Step 1. Visit the ORL's RBdigital Magazines collection.
Step 2. Search for magazines by genre or title.
Step 3. Click on the cover image of a magazine you would like to borrow.
Step 4. Click the Checkout button.
Step 5. It is now time to create your RBdigital Account. Click on the Create New Account link on the pop-up window and enter your library barcode number. Then enter your name, email address, create a password. and then click Create Account.
Remember the email address and password used, they will be used to log in to RBdigital Magazines, RBdigital Books, and InstantFlix collections.
You will receive a confirmation email indicating that your account has been created.
In the Success! window...
Click the Start Reading button to read your magazine online. Your magazine will open in a new browser tab.
Or, click on Keep Browsing if you want to check-out more magazines.
Your collection of checked-out magazines can be found in the My Collection link in the top right corner of the RBdigital Magazines page.
After you have set up an RBdigital Account, you are all set to use the RBdigital App! Download it for free from your app store.
The RBdigital App is available for...
After you have downloaded and opened the RBdigital App, you will be prompted to sign in.
Tap Choose Country, select Canada from the menu.
In the Login box, enter the username you are using for your RBdigital Account and tap Next.
In the Password box, enter the password you are using for your RBdigital Account and tap Next.
You will brought to the Home page of the app, where you can see all of the digital books and magazines available in the ORL's RBdigital collections.
Tap on the three-line menu icon ≡ in the top left corner of the app screen to slide out the menu.
Tap Checked Out.
Your magazines should appear under the Magazines label. (If you do not see magazines that you have already checked out, you may need to swipe down on the screen to refresh the page, or close and re-open the app).
Tap on the cover image of the magazine, then tap Read to open and download the magazine.
To get back to the RBdigital App screen, tap the centre of any magazine page, and then tap on the arrow in the top left corner.
Tap Filter to search for magazines by their Name or to select a Genre to browse.
When you find a magazine you want to borrow, you can...
Find your magazines in the Checked-out section of the app.
The RBdigital App can also be used to enjoy digital books from the RBdigital Books collection. Learn how to get started with eAudiobooks and eBooks.
Check out the Help page available on ORL’s RBdigital Magazines website, where you can find a FAQ section, detailed user guides, and an online support form.
RBdigital App users can find Help inside of the app. From the app, tap on the three-line menu icon ≡ in the top left corner of the app screen to slide out the menu. Tap Help. Tap Magazine.
Get in touch with the ORL
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