What is the PressReader App?
The Pressreader app allows you to read eMagazines and eNewspapers for free. It has access to over 7000 of the world’s leading newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries. They include international publications such as The Daily Telegraph, The Guardian and the Daily Mail and local publications such as Men’s Health, Shape and Her World.
Who is this for?
Anyone who has signed up for an NLB account and wants to read digital versions of the publications at their convenience without having to step into a physical library to borrow the magazine, only to find out that the physical copy is not available.
Statistics and research have both shown that reading is good for your health because it strengthens the brain and improves the overall health. The content which you read are a new memory to your brain, which means new synapses being created and existing ones strengthened. This means your brain’s short term memory and recall capabilities improve.
How to access Pressreader App on Mobile or Desktop?
Pressreader app can be accessed via the NLB eResources website. Firstly, log into the NLB website to register your personal details. After which the website will be re-directed to Pressreader’s website.
Why should I use this application?
Plenty of choices for you to choose from. The digital library offers convenience for the readers without having to step into a physical library or wait for the other patrons to return the copy before you are able to borrow.
Also, the Pressreader app is FREE as long as you sign up for an account with NLB. For those who are obsessed with cleanliness and hygiene, no more black and sooty fingers when you read the newspapers and no more worries about how clean the physical copy of the book is.
Lastly, having digital copies of the magazines and newspaper publications mean no more lugging around heavy books when reading on the go. The publications can be downloaded into your device at your convenience.