OverDrive will be ending access to magazines on the RBdigital site and app on March 31.
Late last year, RBdigital Magazines and Books had been acquired by OverDrive, the ORL's digital book provider, so they are moving magazines over to their own platform.
Since February 5, RBdigital Magazines could be borrowed from the ORL’s OverDrive site, https://orl.overdrive.com and the Libby App.
Head over to our OverDrive Magazines info page to learn how borrow your favourites!
Some things to get used to…
Since the launch of RBdigital Magazines as Zinio for Libraries in 2012, ORL patrons had been able to check out magazines and keep them on their account for an unlimited amount of time. With the move to OverDrive, magazines will no longer be kept on patron accounts.
If you would like to be able to access older magazine loans, you can either download the free ZINIO app or go to https://www.zinio.com/ca. Register a new Zinio account using the same email address used for your RBdigital account (you could also sign in, or reset your password, if you recall what email address you had used for Zinio for Libraries).
Once signed in, your previously borrowed magazine loans will be found in the My Library section of your account.
Please note that Zinio is a commercial website and that your zinio.com account is separate from your library account. With your Zinio account, you can: