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Flipster : Home

This guide showcases popular magazines from Flipster, a digital magazine database.

What is Flipster?

Three stacked iPads with sample magazine cover images. Text reads "Flip to your favorite magazines from any location"

Flipster®, the next-gen digital newsstand, now offers content across all of your favorite devices. With access to the top magazines combined with an easy to use interface, Flipster® offers users a unique reading experience that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere.

Popular Magazines on Flipster

Accessing Flipster

How can I access Flipster?

Via a computer, tablet, or phone:

  • From the TCC library homepage, scroll down to the Featured Resources section.
  • Click on the Flipster link to easily access a site where you can browse available magazines.
  • Browse the latest issues of popular magazines or search by title.
  • Click on a magazine to view it within your browser. 

Flipster is also available from TCC's alphabetical list of databases. 

screenshot of TCC Article Databases alphabetical drop-down menu

Via the Flipster app (iOS and Android):

  • Download Flipster app, available through the iTunes store for the iPad and iPhone, and on the Google Play store for Android tablets and phones.
  • Sign in to the app with a My EBSCOhost account. (Create a free My EBSCOhost account if you don't already have one)
  • Tap the Explore icon in the app to find magazines to read.
  • OR, return to the library website in your browser and select the Open in App option download magazines for offline reading.

Browser/System Requirements

Which browsers work with Flipster?

Desktop Computers

  • Internet Explorer 10 and 11 only
  • FireFox Latest and one previous version
  • Safari Latest and one previous version
  • Google Chrome Latest and one previous version

Mobile Devices (Reading on a Mobile Device Browser)

  •     iOS Versions 9 and higher
  •     Android 4.2.2 and higher

Note: If you are using a different mobile operating system, your Flipster experience may vary.

Getting Started

How do I read magazines in Flipster?

Via a desktop computer:

Flipster Mobile Viewer

What about mobile or tablet viewing?

Flipster Mobile Viewer

When you choose to read Flipster magazines on your mobile device's browser, issues open in the mobile version of the viewer.

Mobile Viewer Tools:

The menu highlighted above opens and closes on tap of the menu icon Menu button.

  • Contents: Tap Contents to navigate the magazine using a list view table of contents.
  • Pages: Tap Pages to navigate the magazine using a thumbnail view of all pages in the issue.
  • Search: Tap Search to search the issue by keyword.
  • All Issues: Tap All Issues to see all available issues of your title.

TCC Libraries Digital Display Archive

The Tarrant County College District Libraries are pleased to provide a wide assortment of digital displays and online exhibits designed to educate, inform, entertain, and engage our entire community, and to help support the learning experience outside of the traditional classroom environment.  To view more of these web-based displays, visit our Digital Display Archive page.