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How to borrow digital magazines through ccpl

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How to borrow digital magazines through ccpl

  1. 1. B Y : M I C H E L L E A K E R S M I C H E L L E . A K E R S @ E A G L E S . U S M . E D U How to Borrow Digital Magazines Through CCPL
  2. 2. Step #1: Get a library card. In order to access to digital magazines one has to have a Chesterfield County Public Library card that is in good standing. This means that the card has to be active and it the holder must not have over $10.00 fine on their account. If one does not have a library card, then please go to a local branch to apply for one. 6/19/2014How to Borrow Digital Magazines Through CCPL 2
  3. 3. Step #2: Access the CCPL website.  http://library.chesterfield.gov/  Once on the library’s homepage, click the “eBooks” tab on the right hand side of the webpage. 6/19/2014How to Borrow Digital Magazines Through CCPL 3
  4. 4. Step #3: Access Zinio through the CCPL webpage. Once on the eBooks page it will list all of the vendors that CCPL patrons can access. Linked to this page are the eBooks vendors as well as help links. There is a reminder on this page about having a library card in good standing. To access the digital magazines select the link for Zinio. 6/19/2014How to Borrow Digital Magazines Through CCPL 4
  5. 5. Step #4: Login/Create a Zinio Account If you have a Zinio account then you can go ahead and login. If not then click “Create New Account.” If creating a new account you will have to give an email address and create a password. Both the “Log In” and “Create New Account” links are in the upper right hand corner of the page. You will have to log in twice. 6/19/2014How to Borrow Digital Magazines Through CCPL 5
  6. 6. Step #5: Selecting a magazine Once logged in to your account you can start adding magazines to your account. You can add a magazine to your account through a couple of ways. The first way is by clicking “Checkout Now.” This will add the most recent issue to your account. 6/19/2014How to Borrow Digital Magazines Through CCPL 6
  7. 7. Selecting a Magazine A second way to checkout a magazine is by clicking on the magazine title. By clicking the title link one can checkout the most recent title or view back issues that are available for checkout. Also, this screen allows one to view more information about the magazine. 6/19/2014How to Borrow Digital Magazines Through CCPL 7
  8. 8. Step #6: Viewing your magazine Once you checkout a magazine there are a couple of ways to access it. The first is by clicking “Start Reading” after clicking on the link to checkout the magazine. A second way is by clicking “Go to My Checked-Out Magazines” and then clicking “Your Library.” 6/19/2014How to Borrow Digital Magazines Through CCPL 8
  9. 9. Step #7: Editing Your Account At the “Your Library” page one can view all of the magazines that they have checked out and can edit their account. On this page one can do the following:  Mark magazine issues as read.  Mark magazine issues as unread.  Remove magazines from the account. 6/19/2014How to Borrow Digital Magazines Through CCPL 9
  10. 10. Zinio Help For more help with downloading magazines from Zinio or for help with troubleshooting visit Zinio help link. This can be found on CCPL’s eBooks webpage under the link for Zinio. 6/19/2014How to Borrow Digital Magazines Through CCPL 10
  11. 11. Conclusion Thank you for your attention. If you have any questions, you may email michelle.akers@eagles.usm.edu. Also, as always, Chesterfield County Public Library is, “your place for arts, culture and information.” Chesterfield County Public Library, Virginia. (n.d.). Chesterfield County Public Library, Virginia. Retrieved June 19, 2014, from http://library.chesterfield.gov/ 6/19/2014How to Borrow Digital Magazines Through CCPL 11

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