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Resources for Digital Magazines

Last checked Nov. 15, 2022, by Michael Hua, Langara College Library & Information Technology practicum student

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  • Chan, Nathan. “The Ultimate Guide on How to Create a Digital Magazine From Scratch – How Foundr Build its Entrepreneur Magazine.” Foundr, May 16, 2019. This article lays out the process that Foundr decided to start their own digital magazine and what challenges they faced. Visit Site
  • EBSCO: North America’s largest subscription agency for libraries and institutions. Visit Site
  • 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 
  • Issuu: Digital publishing platform for magazines, catalogs. Visit Site
  • Joomag: The all-in-one digital publishing platform. 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
  • Metro Publisher: An online content management system (CMS) for magazine publishers. Visit Site
  • Naseer, Nayab. “The Digital Magazine.” Suyati, Aug. 6, 2014. Some content from Magazines Canada. Visit Site
  • Novak, Janette. “How to Create and Launch a Digital Magazine in 7 Steps.” Fit Small Business, Aug. 22, 2019. Read Article
  • PaperTurn: Flipbook service to create online magazine issues with video, photo, linking, sharing and website integration capabilities. 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
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