A new library service provides free downloads of major magazines! The Delaware County Library System, an agency of county government, now offers current, downloadable magazines through a service called Zinio.
Use of Zinio is available for free with a DCLS library card. To use the service, visit the DCLS web page -- www.delcolibraries.org-- and click the Zinio icon. You will then see instructions for creating an account and accessing content.
DCLS has subscribed to 197 publications, everything from arts & crafts to yoga. Popular titles include: Consumer Reports, Newsweek, O, Cosmopolitan, Esquire and National Geographic.
There are many special magazines covering topics such as sports, technology, business, cars and motorcycles and crafts. There are several titles in Spanish and of interest to the Latino community, including Gente y la Actualidad, Proceso and Latino Sports.
In addition to the full-text cover-to-cover publications offered through the Zinio service, DCLS provides EBSCOHost, a database of magazine articles searchable by topic, with coverage going back a decade or more.
You can access EBSCOHost and other research collections at www.delcolibraries.org by clicking the POWER Library icon.
The Delaware County Library System is the department of county government responsible for providing support services to public libraries. Follow @delcolibraries on Twitter and delawarecountylibraries on Facebook. You can support DCLS with a tax deductible donation to the Library Foundation of Delaware County www.supportdelcolibraries.org.