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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Read Magazines & News For Free

South Brunswick Public Library’s website lets you read magazines and news for free.

Consumer Reports, Popular Mechanics, Electronics and Science are just some of the magazine titles available. Newspapers include New York Time, Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the AP Regional State Report for New Jersey.

Here is how you can read all of this from the comfort of your home.

Go to our web site Click on Databases. Scroll down to EbscoHost and click on the link. Put in your library card number. No spaces. No Letters.

Click on the EbscoHost Web link, or on Ebsco Mobile after you have logged in.

Click on ‘MasterFile Premier’ if you want to see magazines, or, ‘Newspaper Source Plus’ if you want to read Newspapers. Now you can search by keywords for articles, or, you can browse magazine issues by title by clicking on the publications link at the top of the page.

iPod, iPhone and iPad users can download the EbscoHost app. for easy searching, reading and downloading . After you have downloaded the app you need to login from a browser using the directions given above. Choose the Ebsco Mobile link and click on ‘MasterFile Premier’. Then, click on the ‘New Ebschohost iPhone/iPod Application’ link. Fill in your email and you will be sent instructions on how to activate your EbscoHost app.

We hope you enjoy this library gem. If you need help using it please call the Information Desk at 732-329-4000 extension 7286.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I will try it thanks!