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Flipster

Flipster = access to digital magazines available at Memorial Library

Getting Started

How do I access Flipster?

You  access Flipster from your computer, tablet or phone. There is also a Flipster app, available in the iTunes App Store and the Goolge Play Store -- Search for "Flipster - Digital Magazines."  

Search Flipster Online

The Flipster Home screen is the default search screen and offers the ability to search for titles by keyword, as well as browse by Category, Latest Issues, and All Issues.

Create a Basic Keyword Search
  1. From the Home Screen, enter your search terms in the Find field and click Search. A Result List of magazines that match your search is displayed.
  2. Click on a title or the Read This Issue link to read it in the Flipster viewer.

Contents Gallery

The Contents Gallery allows you to view the table of contents for all available issues of a magazine when using Flipster on your desktop or laptop computer.

To use the Contents Gallery:

  1. Select All Issues from the viewer menu and click Contents Gallery from the resulting menu pane.

  2. Click the View button. A new Contents Gallery window opens allowing you to page through the table of contents from all issues available.

  3. Click on a feature or article to go directly to that page.

Note: The Contents Gallery is not accessible when using Flipster on a mobile device. However, the Mobile Viewer does offer the ability to view the Table of Contents and All Issues for the title being viewed.

Printing

Printing is available when reading a magazine on a computer, but not from a mobile device or the mobile app. The print button is located towards the bottom of the right-hand menu when viewing a magazine on a computer.

  • Available print options are determined by the publisher. You may be able to print a single page, a range, or none at all.

Back Issues

  • To access back issues on your desktop or laptop computer, open the most recent issue of a magazine and select the All Issues menu item in the right column to see all available issues.

  • To access back issues on your mobile device, tap on the info info icon icon associated with the magazine you are interested in. From the Details Screen, you can browse all available back issues. (Available now in iOS, coming soon in Android)

Browser Requirements

Browser/System Requirements for Flipster

Desktop Computers

  • Internet Explorer 10 and 11 only
  • FireFox Latest and one previous version
  • Safari Latest and one previous version
  • Google Chrome Latest and one previous version

Mobile Devices (Reading on a Mobile Device Browser)

  •     iOS Versions 9 and higher
  •     Android 4.2.2 and higher

Note: If you are using a different mobile operating system, your Flipster experience may vary.

Mobile Device Requirements

Mobile Device Requirements for the Flipster App

  • iOS 9 and higher for iPad and iPhone
  • Android Phones and Tablets running version 4.2.2 and Higher
  • Kindle Fire OS up to version 5.4.0.0