Vernon Area Public Library cardholders can now enjoy instant access to The Economist with their library card.
The Economist is one of the most well-read global affairs magazines and a widely recognized provider of critical analysis. More than 1.5 million people around the world turn to it weekly for coverage of global news, geographic perspectives, economics and innovation.
The publication is available through PressReader, the library’s platform for digital magazines and newspapers. Library patrons can access full digital versions through the PressReader app or website when they log in with their Vernon Area Public Library card.
According to The Economist website, a paid subscription to their digital version costs $209 per year; access through the library is free.
With publications from over 120 countries in more than 60 different languages, library cardholders enjoy instant access to periodicals from home and around the world on PressReader.
In addition to The Economist, PressReader offers full digital versions of premium news sources including The Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, Newsweek, Forbes, Le Figaro and El País.
Readers can choose from a variety of reading modes to suit their needs, including original print layout, a text view that makes mobile manageable, or even read aloud or translated from another language.