Q. How do I access Flipster?

Answer

What is Flipster?

Flipster is EBSCO's digital service that offers access to a variety of magazines through the Library.

Some of the many titles that are available on Flipster include The Advocate, The New YorkerRolling Stone, Vanity Fair, Wired, Yoga Journal, and many, many more.

How do I access Flipster?

To access the free trial, you have two options:

  1. Via the Library's page on the Marianopolis website.
    1. Go to the Library's page on the Marianopolis website.
    2. Scroll down and click on the "Journal and newspaper articles" section of the page.
    3. Under the Journal Databases heading, Click on the link to the EBSCO databases.
    4. You will be asked to log in.
      • For Students: Your username is your student number. Your password is identical to the ones you use to log in to Microsoft 365. The default for this password is your permanent code with a hashtag at the end. If you have changed your Microsoft 365 password to a new password, use the new password.
      • For Faculty and Staff: Your username and password are identical to the ones you use to log in to your College email.
    5. Once you have logged in to EBSCO, scroll down and Click on the link to Flipster.
    6. Browse or search for titles in the Flipster Collection.
       
  2. Download the free app.
    1. ​Download the free Flipster app from your app store on your phone or tablet (available for Android and iOS devices).
    2. Once you have downloaded the app, go to the "Find my library" feature and select Marianopolis College.
    3. You will be asked to log in.
      • For Students: Your username is your student number. Your password is identical to the ones you use to log in to Microsoft 365. The default for this password is your permanent code with a hashtag at the end. If you have changed your Microsoft 365 password to a new password, use the new password.
      • For Faculty and Staff: Your usernamen and password are identical to the ones you use to log in to your College email.
    4. You can now search for titles that are in the Flipster Collection and download issues onto your device.

Need Help? Have feedback?

If you would like assistance, have questions, or want to offer feedback on Flipster, you'll find us on LibChat during our opening hours (Monday-Friday, 8:00-4:00). On the Library page of the Marianopolis website, look for the "Chat Live with Library Staff" button. Alternatively, you can use the "Submit a Question" button to send us a question anytime, or you can send us an email at librarians@marianopolis.edu and we will reply as quickly as possible.

This trial is open to students and employees of the College, and is available until December 17th.

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  • Last Updated Oct 27, 2020
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