Logging in to e-magazine services
As a customer of the Helmet libraries, you have free access to five e-magazine services. You can read Finnish magazines and foreign newspapers and magazines anywhere. Finnish newspapers are available in the library.
Read foreign newspapers and magazines anywhere
Foreign newspapers and magazines have remote access, so you can use them when you like, anywhere. You can read the magazines in your device's browser or via the services' own mobile applications. You can also download them to the app and read them offline. Read the instructions for remote access of e-magazine services.
PressReader offers thousands of newspapers and magazines from over 120 countries and in around 60 languages. Included are titles such as The Guardian, Le Monde, The Washington Post, and Mollie Makes. To log in to the service or app, you will need your library card number and PIN code.
Flipster offers dozens of popular magazines in English, such as Science, Scientific American, Wired and People. In addition, there are also a few Finnish magazines. You can read the magazines both in a web browser and in Flipster app. To access the service, you only need to log in with your library card number i.e. your Patron ID is your library card number. Write your card number without spaces.
OverDrive offers thousands of foreign magazines. However, the most of them are in English such as The Economist, Vanity Fair, National Geographic, Time ja 25 Beautiful Homes. You can both read magazines in your web browser or in the Libby app. Just log in first with your library card and PIN code and then start borrowing.
Read Finnish magazines at home and newspapers in the library
Emagz offers facsimile editions of over 60 Finnish magazines. You can access a larger collection of Finnish magazines on on Vantaa and Espoo libraries' computers or via their wireless network.
Epress offers facsimile editions of more than 250 Finnish newspapers, available as soon as the newspapers have been printed. You can read the newspapers only on the libraries' computers or via your own mobile device when you are using the library's wireless network.
Frequently asked questions - E-magazines