IPSWICH, Mass. — November 1, 2016 — EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is partnering with Bauer Media Australia to provide high quality digital versions of the most popular magazines in Australia and New Zealand through Flipster®, the next-generation digital magazine solution. This will allow library patrons an easy way to access to their favorite magazines.
There are 27 Bauer Media Australia titles available on Flipster, including The Australian Women’s Weekly, the biggest-selling monthly magazine in Australia, as well as Empire, Men’s Style Australia and Rolling Stone Australia. Libraries that subscribe to these titles give patrons the high quality digital reading experience at the library remotely through the library website.
With Flipster, patrons can browse thousands of magazines on a desktop computer or mobile device. Users can browse magazines by category as well as perform searches for specific periodicals, and an online newsstand provides a carousel of the most recent issues as well as a carousel of all issues for quick access to magazines.
They can also download magazines via their Android device, iPad and iPad mini via a native app for offline reading anytime, anywhere. The table of contents contains links to quickly go to articles of interest and hotlinks within magazines are hyperlinked, opening in separate tabs when clicked. In addition, there is an option to zoom in and out for better readability.
For more information, visit https://flipster.ebsco.com/.
About Bauer Media
Bauer Media publishes 60+ magazine brands in Australia, with 40 audited titles selling over 65 million print copies each year. They include some of Australia’s longest-running and most successful mastheads such as the biggest-selling monthly magazine, The Australian Women’s Weekly, the number one weekly magazine, Woman’s Day, along with Dolly, NW, TV Week, Cosmopolitan, OK!, Australian Gourmet Traveller, Australian House & Garden, Wheels and many more. Integral to the company’s success are vibrant, information-packed websites, mobile apps and social media platforms. Bauer Media currently produces 47+ digital editions of its Australian titles and leads the way in custom print, with Bauer Custom Media creating branded editorial content for major clients including Coles, Telstra, Qantas and Myer. Bauer Media Group, the parent company of Bauer Media, is one of the world’s most successful media companies, bringing to life more than 570 magazine brands, 300+ digital products, and 50+ radio and TV stations that reach millions of people around the globe. Underpinned by a new global positioning strategy ‘We think popular’, Bauer Media Group is dedicated to be the world’s leading publisher of popular media, while providing inspiration and motivation to more than 11,000 employees in 16 countries.
About EBSCO Information Services
EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 10,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS) provides each institution with a comprehensive, single search box for its entire collection, offering unparalleled relevance ranking quality and extensive customization. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals & books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 800,000 e-books. For more information, visit the EBSCO website at: www.ebsco.com. EBSCO Information Services is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., a family owned company since 1944.
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