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BrowZine is a mobile app for tablets and smart phones, as well as for desktops and laptops, that allows you to access and browse e-journals from different publishers in one simple interface. With BrowZine, you can:

  • Read scholarly journals in a format that is optimized for tablets.
  • Create a personal bookshelf of favourite journals.
  • Be alerted when new issues of a journal are available.
  • Bookmark articles for reading later.
  • Easily save to Refworks, Zotero, Dropbox, or Mendeley.

Accessing BrowZine

To get started with BrowZine from your desktop or laptop computer, simply click on the Browzine link.

To access BrowZine from your smartphone or tablet, download the BrowZine app from the appropriate app store.

From your mobile device:

  • Download BrowZine: From your Android, iOS or Kindle Fire device, visit the Apple App Store, Google Play Store or Amazon App Store. Search for “BrowZine” and download the app to your device.
  • Access BrowZine: If off-campus, first ensure you are connected to your institutional network. Next, tap on the app icon to open BrowZine. A list of libraries will appear, please select Nelson Mandela University Library and tap Continue to enter the library.
  • Start browsing! Use the Subject dropdown menu to browse by subject categories or our Titles A-Z to find a specific title by name.


If you select an article from a journal that the Library does not subscribe to, you will see the screen below, which will suggest further options.


BrowZine User Tutorial

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