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Digital Library: Books and Magazines: Home


The Sora app lets you borrow more than 4,000 ebooks and 500 audiobooks.

• Download the app from your favorite app store. Or click the icon at left to view it in your browser.
• Search for Shanghai American School
• Log-in with your ID card number as both your username and your password (use ALL CAPS)

To find books in Chinese, click on the menu titled "Collections."


On Flipster

  • American History
  • Architectural Digest
  • The Artist's Magazine
  • Astronomy
  • The Atlantic
  • Boys' Life
  • Conde Nast Traveler
  • Cricket
  • Dig Into History
  • Digital Photo
  • Discover
  • Eating Well
  • ESPN Magazine
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Highlights
  • Les Débrouillards
  • Les Explorateurs
  • Men's Fitness UK
  • Muse
  • New Moon Girls
  • The New Yorker
  • O, The Oprah Magazine
  • Outside
  • Owl
  • People
  • Popular Science
  • Real Simple
  • Rolling Stone
  • Runner's World UK
  • Science News
  • Scientific American
  • Scientific American Mind
  • Southern Living
  • Sports Illustrated Kids
  • Thrasher
  • Time
  • Vogue
  • Wired
  • World War II
  • Yoga Journal


Magazines on RB Digital

  • BBC History Magazine
  • Bicycling
  • 悦游 Condé Nast Traveler
  • Cook's Illustrated
  • Harper's Bazaar
  • Kiplinger's Personal Finance
  • Men's Health
  • Muy Interesante Junior
  • National Geographic
  • National Geographic Kids
  • Newsweek
  • Philosophy Now
  • Prevention
  • Reader's Digest
  • Scientific American Chinese Edition
  • Smithsonian Magazine
  • Travel & Leisure Southeast Asia
  • Vanity Fair
  • Vogue 服饰与美容
  • Women's Health


Option 1--Access Flipster via your browser.  Use the standard log in and password for SAS research databases.

Option 2--Access Flipster on your mobile device. 

First download the free app from your favorite app store.

Search for Shanghai American School and then log in using the standard log in and password for SAS research databases.


Option 1--Access RBdigital via your browser.  

Option 2--Access RBdigital on your mobile device.

First download the free app from your favorite app store.

To register your app 

1. Choose country China. 
Choose Shanghai American School
3. The access code is available here
4. Create your own username and password


The Middle and High Schools subscribe to over 20 databases appropriate for research projects. 

The Elementary Schools subscribe to several databases for younger learners.