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Summertime Reading - Zinio eMagazines

June 28, 2013 | Joanne | Comments (0)


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Summer is a great time to get caught up on magazine reading. Zinio eMagazines, a new service, offers unlimited access to current issues of over 300 popular magazines. You can check out as many magazines as you like. Magazine issues are always available and remain on your computer or device until you delete them.

Some key features:

  • You will need a Toronto Public Library card to register for Zinio
  • You will have to create two accounts using the same email address and password - one at tpl.ca/zinio to check out magazines and a Zinio.com Reader account to read checked out magazines via streaming online with computers and/or downloaded offline via mobile apps. The same email address and password should be used to create the two accounts
  • For tablet and device customers there is a free Zinio mobile app to read and download magazines. Go to zinio.com/apps to select the appropriate app for your device.
  • You need to return to the Toronto Public Library Zinio eMagazines page every month to get the next issue

Please see a Zinio User Guide for help with Getting Started with Zinio eMagazines.




Passport to Communication – Let’s Go Mango!

June 7, 2013 | Diana S. | Comments (0)

Mango Languages database is an online language-learning system that can help you learn over 30 languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Greek, Italian and more.

Mango Languages for the World

The online language learning resource uses real-life situations and actual conversations to more effectively teach a new language. By listening to and repeating after material designed from native conversations, you will not only learn the individual words and phrases, you will know how they are used in practical situations and conversations. You will learn more than grammar and vocabulary. You will learn how to communicate.

  Mango Languages
The database is very useful when you travel as you can acquire practical verbal skills in another language for everyday polite conversation situations. Click on the video for a quick overview of how to go about learning a new language or even improving on a language you already know.

Click on "Mango Languages Database" or start the video below:

  

 

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