eMagazines

What kind of materials are in the collection?

RBdigital: Current and back issues of magazines.

Flipster: Current and back issues of magazines.

Is special software needed to read the magazines on my computer?

RBdigital: No, RB Digital Magazines can be read in a web browser.

Flipster: No, Flipster Magazines can read in a web browser.

Are apps available for my mobile device?

RBdigital: Yes, RB Digital for Libraries app for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire devices. The first time you log into the app, you must link your app to your RB Digital for Libraries site account. Use the same email address and password you used to create your account on the Library’s Rbwebsite.

Flipster: Yes, the Flipster app for the iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire tablets.

What devices are compatible with the collections?

RBdigital: PCs, Macs, iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire/HD/HDX devices.

Flipster: PCs, Macs, iPad, Android, and Kindle Fire tablets.

Will I need my library card?

RBdigital: Yes, first-time users must create an account on the Library’s RB Digital website.

Flipster: Yes and your PIN.

How many titles can be checked out at a time?

RBdigital: Unlimited checkouts

Flipster: Unlimited checkouts

How long is the loan period?

RBdigital: No due dates; you can keep the magazines as long you’d like.

Flipster: Checkout periods range from 2 days, 7 days on select

Can I place holds on titles?

RBdigital: RBdigital Magazines are always available; you don’t have to place holds on them.

Flipster: Flipster magazines are always available; you don’t have to place holds on them.

Can titles be renewed?

RBdigital: No due dates; you can keep the magazines as long you’d like.

Flipster: No due dates; you can keep the magazines as long you’d like.

Can I accumulate overdue fines?

RBdigital: No overdue fines; the titles never expire.

Flipster: No overdue fines; the titles never expire.

What if I have technical questions or problems?

RBdigital: See the Help section of the RB Digital website.

Flipster: See the Help section of the Flipster website.