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Resources for Digital Magazines

Last checked March-April 2024 by Monty Young & Setav Kamal, Langara College Library & Information Technology practicum students.

See also Business & Administration


  • EBSCO: North America’s largest subscription agency for libraries and institutions. Visit Site
  • 3D Issue: Digital publishing platform that specializes in online flipbooks. Visit Site
  • Issuu: Digital publishing platform for magazines, catalogs. Visit Site
  • Joomag: The all-in-one digital publishing platform. Visit Site
  • Zinio Digital Magazines and Books: A U.S.-based consumer magazine online subscription agency offering access to upwards of 6000 titles in over 190 countries. Visit Site
  • PaperTurn: Flipbook service to create online magazine issues with video, photo, linking, sharing and website integration capabilities. Visit Site

Articles & Guides

  • Fabrizius, Jessica and Kaitlyn Gendemann. “Making the Digital Leap Forward: Identifying Digital Content Delivery Systems That Effectively Support Magazine Publishing.” Magazine Association of BC, Jan. 18, 2018. Focuses on five digital content delivery providers–Issuu, Zinio, Magzter, Mag+, and 3D Issue–comparing processes and costs, identifying different features, testing out the user experience, and recommending providers for different kinds of magazines. Useful as a primer for any magazine considering using a digital content delivery system provider. Funded by Access Copyright Foundation. Read Report 
  • “How to Start Your Own Online Magazine in 2024.” Foleon. Visit Site
  • Lakin, Max. “12 Digital Publishing Tools The Experts Recommend.” Magnolia Media Network, Mar. 20, 2020. To help create, curate and distribute digital content in a variety of media, including podcasts, videos etc. Read Article
  • “The Definitive Guide to Making a Digital Magazine.” Shorthand, 2023. Read Article
  • Novak, Janette. “How to Create and Launch a Digital Magazine in 7 Steps.” Fit Small Business, Aug. 22, 2019. Read Article


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