Flipster Instructions

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 Choice and Choice Computer Magazines are provided by the library via Flipster. This is a digital magazine newstand that makes it easy for you to read magazines on your computer or mobile device.

How to get Flipster magazines

You can access Flipster from any computer, smartphone, or tablet connected to the Internet. Here are the basic steps for reading magazines with Flipster either online or through the free Flipster app.

via Internet Browser (PC or Mac)

1. Ensure you have a recent Internet browser installed on your computer. Supported browsers are: Google Chrome 33+, FireFox 28+, Safari 5.1+,  and Internet Explorer 8+

2. Visit our library's Flipster magazine collection.

3. If you are outside a library, enter your library card number.

4. Select a magazine and view the current issue.

5. The magazine will open and you can read the full-color magazine in your internet browser.

6. Select All issues from the top right menu to browse More issues of the same magazine. 

7. You can print selected pages if you wish. Note that you can't download the full publication file using this method.

via Flipster App (iPhone, iPad or Android device)

1. Download the free Flipster app onto your mobile device. Supported devices are: iPhone, iPad and iPad Mini, Android tablets, Android phones and Kindle Fire.

Google play store     iPhone App Store

2. Using your device’s internet browser, go to our Flipster magazine collection via www.monlib.vic.gov.au/flip

3. Select a magazine and view the current issue. The magazine opens in the mobile browser.

4. Tap the menu in the upper left hand corner and select Open in App. The Flipster app opens and downloads the magazine.

5. Once the download has completed, select the magazine and read it off-line. 

6. Select All issues from the top right menu to browse More issues of the same magazine. 

7. You can manage your downloaded magazines at any time. Re-read a favourite or delete unwanted issues.

 Magazines available online

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Last updated: 05 October 2015