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Accessing Digital Magazines (Flipster)

Flipster is a digital magazine newsstand and reading platform that allows users to read print versions of magazines online. Flipster is most compatible with recent desktop computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The online branch of the Central Community College Resource Center hosts the "Flipster Portal" or carousel on the main splash page.

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*Flipster magazines can be read by accessing this "magazine portal" here or via the "magazine portal" on the library splash page.

Flipster for Desktop Computers

This tutorial demonstrates Flipster, EBSCO's next-generation digital magazine solution. In this tutorial, you will learn how to search and browse Flipster using a desktop computer as well as how to read magazines of interest.

*This video tutorial was created by the video owner and is not specific to CCC, but the content gives you general guidance on the subject. Please contact a librarian if you have questions not covered here.

Flipster for Mobile Devices

This tutorial demonstrates how to search for magazines and read them in the Flipster viewer on your mobile device.

*This video tutorial was created by the video owner and is not specific to CCC, but the content gives you general guidance on the subject. Please contact a librarian if you have questions not covered here.

Flipster App for iPad and iPhone

This tutorial demonstrates how to use the Flipster app to find, download, and read Flipster magazines on your iPad or iPhone.

*This video tutorial was created by the video owner and is not specific to CCC, but the content gives you general guidance on the subject. Please contact a librarian if you have questions not covered here.

Flipster App for Android Devices and Kindle Fire Tablet

This tutorial demonstrates how to use the Flipster app to find, download, and read Flipster magazines on your Android device.

*This video tutorial was created by the video owner and is not specific to CCC, but the content gives you general guidance on the subject. Please contact a librarian if you have questions not covered here.

1. American History: "See how the American experience comes alive through thoroughly researched stories, outstanding photography and artwork. The magazine's lively storytelling, thought-provoking essays and more bring America's past alive in every issue." (Flipster)

2. Better Nutrition: "The world's leading health food store shopping magazine. We deliver the latest natural health information and natural healing advice from the country's top natural health, nutrition, and lifestyle experts. Always look and feel your best naturally with the help of diet, nutritional supplements, and organic products." (Flipster)

3. Bird Watching: "For over a quarter-century, Bird Watching has been North America's premier magazine about wild birds and birding. Regardless of whether you enjoy birds in your backyard or far afield, you'll find information that will help you find, attract, identify, and understand birds; connect with other birders; and increase your enjoyment of birdwatching." (Flipster)

4. Consumer Reports on Health: "This magazine provides the latest in news from medical researcher for the lay person concerned with improving and maintaining their health. Each issue includes articles on the latest health trends, honest criticisms and critiques of the latest in medical procedures and preventative measures to help the reader decide what is best for him or her, articles to help the reader decide where his or her health weaknesses might lie and helpful tips for maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle." (Flipster)

5. Discover: "Take an exciting adventure with Discover magazine! Every issue reports captivating developments in science, medicine, technology, and the world around us. Spectacular photography and refreshingly understandable stories on complex subjects connect everyday people with the greatest ideas and minds in science." (Flipster)

6. Entrepreneur: "Entrepreneur magazine is the trusted source for growing your business and offers surefire strategies for success. Whether you are thinking of starting a business, have taken the first steps or already own your business, Entrepreneur offers the best advice on every aspect of running your own company." (Flipster)

7. Fit & Well: "Healthy starts here... Fit & Well is the modern diet and fitness brand for 30 plus women. Fit & Well is aimed at busy 30 plus women with an interest in health and fitness who are looking for fast, easy ways to feel better." (Flipster)

8. Forbes: "Beyond its famed lists, Forbes has a unique voice in its coverage of global business stories. Whether it's reporting on the "next facebook" or scrutinizing a new tax law, Forbes covers stories with uncanny insight and conciseness that hurried business folks appreciate. Read Forbes today for rigorous, to-the-point business analysis."  (Flipster)

9. Health: "Enjoy living the healthy life with solutions and advice from the experts at HEALTH magazine! Each issue is packed with smart and fun new ways to stay in terrific shape, look amazing and discover tasty (and healthy!) things to eat." (Flipster)

10. HGTV"HGTV Magazine will give you an insider's look into your favorite HGTV stars. Each issue will inspire you with decorating ideas for your home, professional design tips, and real estate advice. It is never too late to begin sprucing up your home, so start subscribing to HGTV." (Flipster)

11. History Revealed: "History Revealed brings the past to life for everyone. It's an action-packed, image-rich magazine with zero stuffiness, jam-packed with facts, features and historical fun. If you enjoy finding out how things happened, love a good story, want to revel in stunning images from the past, or lap up trivia and facts, then History Revealed is the magazine for you." (Flipster)

12. Kiplinger's Personal Finance: "Relates to saving, investing, taxes, insurance, major purchases including homes, education, health, travel & more." (Flipster) 

13. Make Modern: "Written by a small team of passionate modern quilters in Australia, in collaboration with a huge team of talented international quilters and pattern designers, Make Modern is a modern quilting magazine for quilters, by quilters. Published bimonthly, each issue contains 10-14 quilt patterns and 10-14 thought-provoking articles, guaranteed to inspire and get your creative juices flowing!" (Flipster)

14. Newsweek Global: "Publishes news and commentary on developments in the nation and the world. Covers national and international affairs, science, sports, religion, business, medicine & the arts." (Flipster)

15. O, The Oprah Magazine: "A personal growth guide that will give women the tools they need to explore and reach for their dreams. Aiming to give smart women confidence to express their individual style and to make choices that will lead to a happier more fulfilling life. Follows a no stress approach." (Flipster)

16. Prevention: "The largest healthy lifestyle magazine brand, Prevention is the nation's most authoritative guide for people who want to be proactive abouth their health every day. We empower readers to make healthy decisions and lifestyle changes not just in the doctors' office, but in the supermarket aisle and at the gym, in the office cubicle and the makeup mirror, in the bedroom and in the backyard." (Flipster)

17. Reader's Digest: "In this era of information overload, Reader's Digest offers something unique: the very best advice, information and inspiration from multiple sources, condensed into an easy-to-read digest. In each issue you'll get trusted, time-saving insights about Health, Personal Finance, Work, Family, and National issues, PLUS exclusive book excerpts, news-making interviews, and humor." (Flipster)

18. Taste of Home: "Subscribe to the #1 cooking magazine in the world - Taste of Home! Every issue is jam-packed with 100+ delicious, home-style recipes & tips-all made with easy, everyday ingredients-and all shown in FULL COLOR!" (Flipster)

19. The Week: "Are you ready to experience the best of U.S. and international media? THE WEEK is the first news magazine created for the complex, chaotic, connected world you actually live in. We gather and distill the issues and ideas, people and events making news now. Then we deliver it straight to you in a clear and concise, colorful and entertaining package." (Flipster)

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