Libby E-Magazines How-To Video Transcript
For accessibility purposes, here is a transcript of our how-to video for accessing Libby magazines. All images are described in parentheses.
Title: How to check out e-magazines in Libby
Subtitle: In 10 easy steps
Step 1: On your Libby Library screen, tap the icon with three lines, at the bottom, in the middle.
(Indicator arrow points to the menu icon with three lines at the bottom of the Libby display in the center of the Libby icon menu. The icons in the menu are, from left to right: Search, Library, Menu, Shelf, and Timeline.)
Step 2: Tap the Add Library button.
(Indicator arrow points to a red button on the right side of the screen shot that says Add Library under Your Library and Southwest Virginia Public Libraries.)
Step 3: In the Search Box, Type Library of Virginia.
(Indicator arrow points to a search box on the screen shot of the Libby display underneath “You can search for your library by name or branch location.”)
Step 4: Select Library of Virginia.
Indicator arrow points to an auto-suggestion box with Library of Virginia that appears when you search.
Find it Virginia Appears as a Library in Libby. Select Choose another Location.
(Indicator arrow points to “Choose another location” underneath “Let’s take a moment to sign into your Library of Virginia account. Where do you use your library card?” The option Library of Virginia appears above the indicated option. The indicated option to select, Choose another location, appears beneath Library of Virginia.)
In the dropdown menu, choose Washington County Public Library.
(Indicator arrow points to Washington County Public Library in the list of menu items.)
Enter your Washington County Public Library library card number. (Exclamation point symbol) YOU DO NOT NEED A SEPARATE LIBRARY CARD FOR LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA.
(Indicator arrow points to a text entry box that says Card Number underneath “Enter your library account details. If you need help, get in touch.” Get in touch is hyperlinked to library contact information. You may call 276-676-6298 if you need assistance.)
In the Library for Find it Virginia (Library icon symbol from Libby icon menu), access the Magazines Catalog guide.
(Indicator arrow points to the icon for Magazines under the text “Guides: Our librarians curated these guides to help you explore our catalog.” on a screen shot of the Libby Library display which is the second icon on the menu at the bottom of Libby’s main app screen.)
Open the Magazine Catalog Guide to browse the magazines.
(Indicator arrow displays a screen shot of what is displayed when you click the Magazines icon under Guides as explained in Step 8. It reads, from top to bottom:
back button, Library of Virginia
(plus symbol) Preferences
Home and Garden
A list of over 290 titles
Under “A list of 290 titles in the screen shot, some e-magazines are displayed within the Home and Garden list in the Magazines Catalog Guide.)
Borrow a magazine and send it to your Loans (Loans icon symbol from Libby icon menu)
(Washington County Public Library System logo)