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A how-to of the Kettering & MeL databases


Creating a persistent link:

To share a persistent link from Flipster, you will need to add Kettering University's proxy to ensure all users both on and off campus can access it. 

To do so, first, copy the URL from the search bar for the resource you wish to share, which in this case is:

Next, add Kettering University's proxy BEFORE the URL as shown below: added to equals the new persistent link:

Using Flipster


Flipster a next-generation digital magazine service where users can access magazines via a web browser or a custom app and download magazines to read offline, anytime, anywhere! Includes subscriptions to:

  • CGM (Comics & Gaming Magazine)
  • Discover
  • Edge
  • Hot Rod
  • Motor Trend
  • National Geographic
  • Popular Mechanics
  • Wired


To get started, visit the Flipster homepage and choose your magazine of interest. Your homepage will look like the one shown below: 




Once you select your magazine, you will be able to flip between pages using the arrows. By default, you will be viewing the latest edition of your magazine of choice. You can easily select earlier editions to view as well.




Please see the tabs above for more detailed information on using Flipster. 

Please see the following tutorial for details on using Flipster on your PC or mobile browser. 


For details on using the Flipster Mobile App on your iOS or Android device, please see the tutorial below. 



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