Flipster offers an easy, browse-able reading experience. Browse magazines by category as well as perform searches for specific periodicals. An online newsstand provides a carousel of the most recent issues, as well as a carousel of all issues allowing for quick access to magazines. The table of contents contains links for quick access to articles of interest and hotlinks within magazines are hyperlinked, opening in separate tabs when clicked. In addition, there is an option to zoom in and out for better readability.
Mobile devices: Look for Flipster in your device’s App store. Select Get Started then “AskRI – RI Office of Library And Information Services”. Tap “Enter Zip Code” and enter your zip code. We are still working on mobile access for individual libraries.
Flipster is a free service to you, provided via AskRI.org. The Providence Public Library serves as Rhode Island’s Statewide Reference Resource Center (known as AskRI) with state funding provided via the Office of Library and Information Services.