The Ohio Digital Library (ODL)has expanded its digital collection with the addition of OverDrive Periodicals. This new collection features over 40 popular digital magazines, including Good Housekeeping, Country Living, Family Handyman, Guideposts, ESPN the Magazine, and more. All periodicals available on the ODL are in the NOOK format, which means that they must be read on a NOOK tablet device or by using the free NOOK reading app available for a multitude of smartphones and tablets. The NOOK app is available from the Windows Store for PC's or tablets using Windows 8, the Apple Store for iPad and iPhone, or Google Play for Android devices.
Users can borrow up to 3 periodicals from The ODL at a time. Currently there are 41 magazines in the collection. Right now only the current issue will be available. Soon previous issues (within the subscription timeframe) will be available.
Magazines are simultaneous use so multiple users can checkout magazines at the same time. There are various quantities to how many users or circulations/issue are available, depending on the magazine. The current collection contains magazines with 100, 200, 250, 500 and unlimited circs per issue. Magazines do not need to be returned (no loan period), but can be manually removed, if needed. If you have any questions about this new feature, ask a library staff member for assistance.