EBSCO & Flipster Maintenance

We have received a notification that EBSCO will be updating its ebooks, audiobooks, and Flipster software on March 13. That means that tomorrow, you will not be able to look for or get new items from Flipster or EBSCO eBooks until March 14. This is a planned maintenance, so you Read More

The eBrary: OverDrive Magazines & Flipster

What can you do with your library card? On January 7 at 6:30 PM, you’ll learn how to borrow digital magazines through Flipster and our new service OverDrive Magazines. Bring your own phone, tablet, or e-reader to get started. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334.

RBDigital Contract End

The Digital Resources Committee ended Allegheny County Library Association’s contract with RBDigital on November 30. Patrons are no longer able to access audiobooks or digital magazines through RBDigital. Patrons can still obtain audiobooks through OverDrive and digital magazines through Flipster. If you wish to provide feedback to the Digital Resources Read More

Flipster Update

Our digital magazine service Flipster just got a big update. We went from just over twenty different magazine titles to 174 magazine titles! New additions include Juxtapoz, Car & Driver, Forbes, Sports Illustrated Kids, Field & Stream, and O (Oprah Magazine). You can borrow as many magazines as you like Read More

The eBrary: RBDigital & Flipster

What can you do with your library card? This recurring program with our Technology & Technical Services Librarian covers the digital resources that you can use with your library card. The eBrary class on January 15 at 6:30 PM covers borrowing e-magazines with RBDigital (formerly called Zinio) and Flipster. Please Read More