Tel: +44 (0) 2082870892

Zinio for Libraries



Libraries worldwide are discovering that their patrons love RBdigital’s Zinio for Libraries service. This unique platform gives users unlimited access to hundreds of popular magazines via all desktop and mobile devices.

Since Zinio for Libraries launched in 2013 more than 2,400 libraries worldwide have seen their digital usage grow:

  • Over 1.2 million new users
  • 22 million downloads
  • One new patron signs up every minute
  • 13 magazines checked out every minute

Zinio is a powerful tool for libraries looking to drive users to their digital collections.


Bring the world’s largest digital magazine service to your library

  • Complete, full-colour magazines with key-word article search, audio and video enhancement and  hotlinks
  • Choose from a selection of 2800+ digital magazines
  • Titles available include Newsweek, The Economist, Cosmopolitan, National Geographic Interactive, Wired and Vogue
  • Multi-user access
  • Single sign on
  • Perpetual access to purchased backlist titles
  • Secure user authentication, administration and usage reports
  • Users can integrate Zinio for Libraries with their existing Zinio consumer accounts
  • New subscribers receive free unlimited multiuser access to 200 OneClickdigital e-audiobooks and 75 classic ebooks.

An outstanding service that drives usage to your library offering you outstanding return on your investment

  • Serve your whole community with over 2800 magazines covering a huge range of subjects: from crafts, sports, and fashion to politics, business and technology
  • Offer mobile users a complete and compelling library experience
  • High usage levels means you get fantastic value for your library budget and great feedback from users


 Librarians all around the world love Zinio, this is what they are saying:

“We love Zinio. The response from our patrons has been truly amazing – we have had many thousands of checkouts and attracted over 13,000 new users. It’s great to see that we are serving such a broad range of our users with different categories of content. The feedback from users both direct to us and via social media has been overwhelmingly positive: we even got comments praising the service as a good use of public funds!” Marja Hjelt, Acquisitions Librarian, Helsinki Metropolitan Library System

“I feel we are pushing the limits here to achieve our goal of satisfying our library users. And Zinio has definitely helped us do that.” Dr Candace Aiani, Library Services Coordinator, Taipei American School, Taiwan

“Please tell everyone the response to Zinio has been AMAZING. I have never received such positive feedback from patrons when introducing a service.” Joan T LundBorg, Director, Hart Area Public Library, US

‘Zinio kept its promises and produced a wonderful tool for the library world.” A leading German librarian, March 2015

‘We are really delighted about the new one account – one login feature in Zinio in RBDigital Gateway!’ Finnish Librarian, April 2015


Zinio for Libraries is a proven success in Public, Academic, School, Government and Corporate libraries worldwide.

 For trials, information on titles available or to attend a Zinio webinar please contact your DCA sales representative or email

Further information on Zinio

Zinio 1 page flyer, March 2015

Zinio for Libraries Powerpoint Presentation

75 classic OneClickdigital eBooks – for new Zinio subscribers

200 OneClickdigital eAudiobooks for new Zinio subscribers


Zinio – Back Year 2011-2013 top 40

Zinio patron user guide
Zinio for Libraries 1 Page instructions

Zinio sub form and license