Florida Public Library Announces Digital Magazine Service

Florida Public Library, in partnership with Recorded Books, offers Zinio for Libraries, a digital magazine service offering multi-user access to popular publications.

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I enjoy the convenience of reading favorite magazines on Zinio, especially from my iPad® and iPhone®.

Florida, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2014

Florida Public Library, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to offer Zinio for Libraries. Awarded Best New Database of 2012 by Library Journal, Zinio is the world’s largest newsstand, offering multi-user access to popular publications.

Through the library’s website, patrons of Florida Public Library have unlimited multi-user access to complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside of the library. Zinio’s unique technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. “Food Network Magazine,” “Marie Claire,” “National Geographic Traveler,” “Newsweek,” “Popular Photography” and “Prevention” are just a few of the popular titles available.

“I enjoy the convenience of reading favorite magazines on Zinio, especially from my iPad® and iPhone®,” said Terry Numa, librarian at Florida Public Library. “Our library patrons are also discovering the joy of reading a magazine online!”

Please see a library staff member at Florida Public Library for more information on how to access this service, or go to http://www.floridapubliclibrary.org.

About Recorded Books

Recorded Books is the largest independent publisher of unabridged audiobooks and provider of digital content to the library, school, and retail markets. The company owns an exclusive catalog of over 13,500 audiobook titles narrated by professional, award-winning actors. Recorded Books provides digital audiobooks and eBooks to libraries through its proprietary OneClickdigital platform, as well as electronic resources, including digital magazines and films, through its proprietary RBdigital Gateway platform. The Company was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Prince Frederick, MD. 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.