EGHS has a subscription to a number of online magazines through a subscription to Flipster.
Click on Business Magazines for access to Forbes and AdWeek.
Click on Entertainment Magazines for access to Classic Rock.
Click on News & Politics for access to Washington Monthly, Time, Mother Jones, and U.S. News & World Report: The Report & The CIvic Report.
Click on Science & Technology for access to National Wildlife (World Edition,) Earth Island Journal and Scientific American.
Click on Magazines in French for access to Biosphere and Cool!.
Click on Magazines in Spanish for access to Viajes National Geographic and Hola.
How can I access Online Magazines Using Flipster on my Computer?
You can then click on a magazine to view it within your browser. This means you can access Flipster from any computer, laptop, or mobile device, as long as you are connected to the Internet.
How can I access Flipster Using a Mobile Device?
These instructions only need to be done the first time. After that, just open the app.
When available, you can select Text View, which removes images from an article and displays only the text.
Using Text View
Q. How do I download a magazine to the Android app?
A. You must be online to download magazines.
To download issues to the app:
Q. How do I download a magazine to the iOS app?
A. Using the iOS Flipster app, you can search for magazines within the app and then download them.
To download issues to the app:
Q. Are back issues available from the app?
A. While back issues cannot be downloaded from within the app, you can always access back issues on the Flipster mobile viewer and use the Open in App menu option to download them to the app one at a time.
Q. Is there a limit of how many magazines I can download to the app?
A. No, you can download as many magazines as you’d like.
Q. Do the issues I download to the app expire?
A. Some select titles will expire and will need to be deleted from your device. These titles display an expired icon and appear grayed out when no longer available to read. Select weekly titles may expire in 2 days while select monthly or seasonal titles may expire in 7 days.
Q. After an issue expires, can I download it again?
A. Yes, simply return to the Flipster website and re-download the magazine.
Q. How do I delete an issue?
A. Tap on the trash can icon in the lower right corner of each magazine cover to delete it.
Q. What is the % number in the lower left corner of each cover image?
A. When you first download a magazine but haven’t read any of the contents, you’ll see a NEW label in the lower left corner of each magazine cover. Once you begin reading the magazine, the NEW label is removed and replaced with a % number that tracks how much of the magazine you’ve read.
AskRI has a subscription to Flipster which provides access to every Rhode Island resident to a number of popular magazines:
Click on Art & Design Magazines for access to Art in America, Juxtapoz Art & Culture, Architectural Digest and Computer Arts.
Click on Automotive Magazines for access to Car & Driver and Popular Mechanics.
Click on Business Magazines for access to Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Black EOE Journal, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Black Enterprise and Mercados & Tendencias.
Click on Entertainment Magazines for access to Essence, People in Espanol, People, Rolling Stone, Sight & Sound and Bon Appetit.
Click on Fitness & Health Magazines for access to Yoga Journal, Simply Gluten Free, Saber Vivir, Women's Health, Men's Health, Runner's World, Eating Well and Prevention.
Click on Food & Cooking Magazines for access to Simply Gluten Free, VegNews, Good Housekeeping, Eating Well, Bon Appetit, and Saveur.
Click on History Magazines for access to History.
Click on Hobbies, Interests & DIY for access to This Old House, Writer's Digest, Runner's World, Better Homes & Gardens, Crochet World, Popular Woodworking, Birds & Blooms, and Antiques & Collectibles for Pleasure & Profit.
Click on Home & Garden Magazines for access to This Old House, Good Housekeeping, Fine Gardening, and Better Homes & Gardens.
Click on Literary Magazines for access to Neo-Opsis Science Fiction.
Click on News & Politics for access to The Week, Newsweek Global, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, National Geographic Espana and National Geographic.
Click on Science & Technology for access to Science News, Popular Mechanics, PCWorld, National Geographic, MacWorld, Popular Science and Computer Arts.
Click on Sports Magazines for access to Runner's World, Outside, Car & Driver, Climbing and Sports Illustrated.
Click on Travel & Regional for access to National Geographic and ASIAN Geographic.
Click on Magazines in Spanish for access to Saber Vivir, People en Espanol, Parents Latina, National Geographic Espana, and Mercados & Tendencias.
The Flipster Home screen is the default search screen and offers the ability to search for titles by keyword, as well as browse by Category, Latest Issues, and All Issues.
To create a Basic Keyword Search:
A Result List of magazines that match your search is displayed.
In the column on the right-hand side, you can:
When you choose to read Flipster magazines on your mobile device's browser, issues open in the mobile version of the viewer.
Mobile Viewer Tools
The menu highlighted above opens and closes on tap of the menu icon Menu button.
What do you think about Flipster? We want to hear your thoughts about your experience using Flipster. Stop by the library to talk to Mrs. Straub.