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BrowZine: What It Is

Information about BrowZine, a tool that lets you browse, read and monitor the latest scholarly journals.

Electronic Resources Manager

Anna Seiffert

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What is BrowZine?



Your Academic Journals in a Beautiful Browsable Format



BrowZine works by organizing the articles available through Purdue University Libraries, uniting them into complete journals, then arranging these journals on a common newsstand.  The result is an easy and familiar way to browse, read and monitor scholarly journals across disciplines.

What It Can Do For You

  • No more awkward searching through dozens of databases: Easily read complete scholarly journals in a format that is optimized for tablet devices


  • 24/7 Access to the information that matters to you: Create a personal bookshelf of favorite journals


  • Keep up with the latest research trends: Be alerted when new editions of journals are published-No more clumsy RSS feeds to manage


  • Share links to articles with colleagues or email a link to your lab group on the go: Easily save to Zotero, Mendeley, Dropbox and other services

How to get it


Getting Started

Download the BrowZine App!

  1. Download BrowZine by simply going to the app store for your device and search for "browzine".  It's a free download.
  2. Next, select "Purdue University" from the library list. 
  3. You will be prompted to log in with your Career Account.  This is the same username/password that you would use to access library materials from off-campus.
Available on the app store Android App on Google Play Available at Amazon App Store for Google Android
 All iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touches with iOS v7.x+ Android Tablets and Smartphones with OS v4.1+  Kindle Fire HD Tablets

BrowZine Updates

My Bookshelf for

We are pleased to announce that My Bookshelf for will be released the week of November 23rd! With this exciting new feature, users can follow journals of interest, be notified when new articles are published, and synchronize My Bookshelf across web and mobile devices.

If you have previously set up a BrowZine Sync Account and added journals to My Bookshelf, these titles will appear on My Bookshelf in If you are new to, you may easily add journals right away! Total synchronization of My Bookshelf across platforms will not be available until December, with the realase of app updates for iOS and Android.


BrowZine Web Edition Now Available!

Access to BrowZine Web is now ready! You can access BrowZine by simply going to BrowZine will automatically detect if users are on campus; otherwise you will be prompted to select your library.

Since its introduction, web access has been our number one requested feature and BrowZine Web Edition will open important new ways for researchers to incorporate BrowZine into their workflow from whatever platform they may be using.