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Digital Library: Books and Magazines: Home

Digital books, audiobooks, and magazines are available 24/7/365


The Sora app lets you borrow more than 5,000 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."


  • American Cinematographer
  • American History
  • American Scientist
  • Architectural Digest
  • The Artist's Magazine
  • Ask
  • Astronomy
  • The Atlantic
  • BBC History Magazine
  • Best Colleges
  • Better Homes & Gardens
  • Brainspace
  • Boys' Life
  • Cobblestone
  • Comics & Gaming Magazine
  • Conde Nast Traveler
  • Cooking Light
  • Cricket
  • Dig Into History
  • Digital Photo
  • Discover
  • Eating Well
  • ESPN Magazine
  • Food & Travel Magazine
  • Glitter Magazine
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Guerilla Guide to Recording & Music Production
  • Guitar Magazine
  • Highlights
  • How It Works
  • InStyle
  • It Girl
  • Kiplinger's Personal Finance
  • Les Débrouillards
  • Les Explorateurs
  • Martha Stewart Living
  • Men's Fitness UK
  • Men's Health
  • Mindful
  • Muse
  • National Geographic
  • National Geographic Kids
  • New Moon Girls
  • The New Yorker
  • O, The Oprah Magazine
  • Outside
  • Owl
  • People
  • Poets & Writers
  • Popular Science
  • Prevention
  • Real Simple
  • Rolling Stone
  • Runner's World UK
  • Science News
  • Scientific American
  • Scientific American Mind
  • Scout Life
  • Southern Living
  • Spider
  • Sports Illustrated Kids
  • Thrasher
  • TIME
  • Vogue
  • Wired
  • Women's Health
  • World War II
  • Yoga Journal
Browse the full collection of magazine titles

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.


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

The Elementary Schools subscribe to several databases for younger learners.