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Muntpunt E-library (EN)

Muntpunt offers a wealth of digital content. Take a look here at the digital range of the Muntpunt E-library.

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Cette page en français >

English-language e-books

> cloudLibrary (app)

Finally, e-books in the library! From now on, you can borrow a selection of English-language books digitally from Muntpunt thanks to the cooperation between Cultuurconnect, Muntpunt, ARhus, De Krook and the libraries of Mechelen and Oostende.

Choose your favourite e-book from the online cloudLibrary catalogue. There’s something for everyone: fiction or non-fiction, thriller or romance, a well-known classic or an unknown newcomer ...

Borrow 3 e-books free for up to 3 weeks. You can't renew, but you can't return too late either.

What do you need?

How does it work?

  1. Open the app
  2. Log in with your My Library details
  3. Choose, borrow and read directly in the app

app

device

windows iconPC (Windows)

IOS iconMac (MacOS)

  • desktop
  • laptop
  • NOOK e-reader*
    (+ some older tablets)
  • Kobo e-reader*
  • Tolino e-reader*

Android iconAndroid

  • Android smartphones
  • Android devices

IOS iconiOS

  • iPad
  • iPhone
  • iPod Touch

Kindle Fire

  • Kindle Fire
  • Kindle Fire HD
  • Kindle Fire HDX

NOOK

  • NOOK tablets

* Want to read on your e-reader?

  1. Download the app for PC
  2. Connect your e-reader to your computer
  3. Transfer your e-books to your e-reader

For a complete step-by-step guide, read the manual with screen shots below.

PDF-pictogram Instructions for cloudLibrary for e-readers (Dutch text only)

 

Problems? See the Frequently asked questions on cloudLibrary >

digital picture books

> Fundels (app)

Fundels Picture books are existing picture books that come to life interactively, for children between 3 and 7 years old. The digital picture books contain animations and are complemented with amusing drawing, playing and doing activities.

Through

  • your 'Mijn Bibliotheek' account you can borrow 7 Fundels per year
  • read each Fundel for 4 weeks
  • read Fundels offline

How does it work?

  1. Download the Fundels app*

Download on the app storeAvailable in Google Play

  1. Click on the 'de Bib' logo
  2. Log on with your 'Mijn Bibliotheek' details
  3. Select the book you want to borrow
  4. The book is downloaded to your device

* No tablet? Download the PC version:

https://mijn.bibliotheek.be/images/logo_windows2.png

online films

> UniversCiné

Our employees regularly select films from the huge UniversCiné range. Per year you can download 3 for free and view them with the exclusive promo code mpfilmcollecties_18. Sit back in your comfy chair and let the film begin.

See all the selections >

How does it work?

  1. Choose your film from the Muntpunt selections on UniversCiné
  2. Click on the button ‘Huur 48u
  3. Enter the promo code mpfilmcollecties_18, click on ‘OK’ and on ‘Doorgaan met mijn bestelling
  4. Click on ‘Registreer je hier’ and create an account, or log in with your email address and password
  5. Click again on ‘Doorgaan met mijn bestelling
  6. Enter your password and click on ‘Bevestigen
  7. Click on ‘Film bekijken

digital lectures

> Home Academy (app/web)

Have a lecture read to you at home or on the go by enthusiastic professors and other eggheads. Where and when is up to you, thanks to Home Academy.

Listen to all kinds of interesting subjects in philosophy & religion, history, art & culture, natural science, economics, politics & society, psychology or language and literature. View the full range >

Enjoy the lectures free, with the exclusive promo code MUNT0918CS.

How does it work?

  1. Go to www.home-academy.nl and click at the top on 'Account aanmaken'
  2. Select 'Ik wil lid worden van de Home Academy Club', select the option 'Clublid met code', enter the temporary promo code* and click on 'CLUBLID WORDEN'
  3. Select your lecture and click on 'Toevoegen aan playlist' (in the web version) or 'Bewaar offline' (in the app)

* The promo code is valid per month. Your membership of the Home Academy Club can easily be extended with the new code.

Download the Home Academy app for use on smartphone or tablet:

Download on the app storeAvailable in Google Play

See full instructions here:

PDF-pictogram Instructions for Home Academy Club with code.pdf (Dutch text only)

digital newspapers and magazines (national)

> Gopress

Read the major Flemish newspapers and topical magazines in the Gopress Kiosk

In the Gopress Kiosk you’ll find the most important Flemish newspapers and weeklies (De Standaard, De Morgen, De Tijd, Knack, Trends ...) from today and up to 7 back issues.

  • In Muntpunt
    • On a widescreen or tablet available in the Agora (ground floor)
    • On a PC in study room Multatuli
    • On your own laptop, tablet or smartphone
      1. Log in to the wireless network of Muntpunt (Muntpunt_guest)
      2. Go to bibliotheek.Gopress.be

Enjoy free access to the Gopress Krantenarchief (Newspaper Archive)

The Gopress Krantenarchief (Newspaper Archive) contains all the articles from the major Flemish newspapers and weeklies from 2 days after issue.

  • In Muntpunt
  • At home or elsewhere (as a member of Muntpunt)
    1. Log in via 'Mijn Bibliotheek'
    2. Click on Gopress Krantenarchief (Newspaper Archive)

digital newspapers and magazines (international)

> PressReader (app/web)

Read over 4,000 international newspapers and magazines free in PressReader

You can read over 4,000 international daily, weekly and monthly publications, from the Dutch NRC Handelsblad to the Egyptian El Watan, digitally on two large widescreens and on five 5 tablets in our Agora, but also on your own device for one week after your visit to Muntpunt.

  • In Muntpunt
    • On a widescreen or tablet available in the Agora (ground floor)
    • On a PC in study room Multatuli
    • On your own laptop
      1. Go to PressReader.com
      2. Log in to the wireless network at Muntpunt (Muntpunt_guest)
    • On your own tablet or smartphone
      1. Log in to the wireless network at Muntpunt (Muntpunt_guest)
      2. Open the PressReader app
  • At home or elsewhere
    • Up to 7 days after logging in to the wireless network at Muntpunt (Muntpunt_guest), on the device from which you logged in. Every time you log in to our wireless network, that period is extended by 1 week.

Download the app: