UPDATE: Additional Services at OPL Branches – Starting Mar. 8

02/03/2021

Starting Monday, March 8:

  • 28 of our 31 open branches will offer returns and holds pick up inside the branches, as well as browsing, and use of public computers.
  • Rosemount, Orléans, and Metcalfe branches will offer contactless returns and holds pick up inside the branches.
  • The Bookmobile will offer browsing of a small collection at all stops.
  • Hours of operation will remain the same.
  • Mask wearing inside the branches, and outside in line, remain mandatory.

For more details, go to the OPL blog.

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You can read magazines from PressReader too!

27/08/2020

You can read magazines from PressReader too!

PressReader is one of the most popular eResources  in our library. You may already know that you can read same-day newspapers such as the Ottawa Citizen, the Ottawa Sun, the Toronto Star, and the National Post, as well as hundreds of other newspapers from Canada and around the world. But did you also know that there are more than 3,000 magazines that you can also read with PressReader?

 

You'll find many popular magazines on PressReader, including Newsweek, Style at Home, Canadian Living, 7 Jours, and countless others.

 

When searching for a magazine, you can sort by country, language, and subject to find the one you're looking for.

 

PressReader has over 6,000 publications from over 100 countries, in more than 60 languages. PressReader is the leading digital newspaper and magazine provider for premium content.

 

As an OPL library patron, you have unlimited access to thousands of magazines and newspapers from around the world so you can stay connected to the stories you love.

 

The PressReader platform allows you to customize your reading experience, gain international perspectives, engage with topics of interest on any issue, and spark high-level discussion on the stories that matter.

 

PressReader Features

  • Discover new titles by category, country or language preference
  • Share your opinion by supporting or opposing a story
  • Comment on articles and participate in the ongoing discussion
  • Bookmark articles to read later, or save them to Evernote & Instapaper
  • Create alerts on topics you care about
  • Share stories by email, Facebook and Twitter
  • Read publications just as they appear in print
  • Set up auto-delivery for your favorite publications
  • Translate stories in up to 16 languages, with a subscription
  • Start reading on one device and pick up where you left off on another

Whenever, wherever! 

  • Download complete issues to read offline or save data while you’re on the go.
  • Set automatic downloads to never miss a beat.
  • You can download the App from the Apple Store, Google Play, or the Microsoft Store.

For more information on how to access this service, please explore PressReader Help Center

 

If you just want to browse all available titles of our eMagazines or eNewspapers, they are distributed among the following eResources under Digital Magazines and Digital Newspapers Categories:

PressReaderFlipsterRBdigital Unlimited Magazines (Zinio)Canadian Major Dailies (Formerly Canadian Newsstand)New York TimesAcademic OneFileCanadian Reference CentreConsumerReports.org ,  and Eureka