Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library Launches Digital Magazine Service

Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books launches Zinio, a digital magazine service offering multi-user access to popular publications.

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Everyone can enjoy new, popular magazines on their computer, tablet or phone with just a few clicks.

Tampa, FL (PRWEB) December 04, 2013

Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library (Tampa, FL) has partnered with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD) to deliver a new electronic resource: Zinio for Libraries. Zinio for Libraries, awarded Best New Database of 2012 by Library Journal, is billed as the world’s largest newsstand, offering multi-user access to popular publications.

Patrons of Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library may now visit the library’s website for unlimited simultaneous access to complete digital magazines. Zinio features complete, full-color, page-for-page magazines with intuitive navigation, key-word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. Magazines can be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside of the library.

"This is very exciting!” says Andrew Breidenbaugh, Chief Librarian. "Everyone can enjoy new, popular magazines on their computer, tablet or phone with just a few clicks."

For more information, library patrons can go to http://www.hcplc.org to access Zinio on the Learning & Research page, or address questions directly to library staff members at any Hillsborough County library location or over the phone at (813) 273-3652.

About Recorded Books
Recorded Books, LLC is a leading provider of library services around the world, one of the largest independent producer of unabridged audiobooks, and a distributor of other audio products. Recorded Books delivers its products as both physical media (CDs and Playaway digital players) and via OneClickdigital, a downloading service featuring eBooks and professionally narrated English- and Spanish-language audiobooks for adults, children and young adults. Through RBdigital, Recorded Books also offers a host of educational and entertainment services, including digital magazines, language-learning programs, software training, and database services. Recorded Books is a division of Haights Cross Communications. For more information, visit http://www.recordedbooks.com.

About Zinio: Zinio is the world’s largest newsstand and bookstore. With its many digital products and services, Zinio creates better ways for people to discover published content, get more of it and do more with it. Now, readers can purchase content once to be read on any screen. Zinio provides the ability to shop for, search inside, read, share and save digital content in 23 local newsstands in any country in the world. Through the ZINIO UNITY™ reading platform, readers can move seamlessly within each publication page between text, interactive graphics, animated illustrations, videos and much more. Offering hundreds of thousands of the best digital titles, Zinio’s e-stores and applications are revolutionizing reading. Founded in 2001 and privately held, Zinio is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in New York, London, Paris, Barcelona and Taipei. For more information, visit http://www.zinio.com.