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Setting Flipster Magazine Ordering Preferences in EBSCOhost Collection Manager

EBSCOhost Collection Manager (ECM) includes a full set of account settings for Flipster magazine purchases that allow approvers to customize ECM functionality.

To access the ECM preferences menu, click the Preferences link at the top of the screen.

ECM - preferences link

Note: You must click the Save button to save any changes you make before navigating away from the settings menu.

The following Settings screens are accessible from the menu on the left:

Account Settings

Account settings

  • My ECM Profile - Displays the customer information stored for your account in EBSCOadmin. This information cannot be modified in ECM. If this information needs to be corrected, please contact your EBSCO sales representative.

  • Preferred Home Page - Select either the Book Storefront or the Magazine Storefront to be displayed as your default home page when you log in to ECM.

  • Preferred Local Currency for Price Quote - If desired, select your local currency. When searching ECM, results will display with the price converted into your selected currency below the U.S. Dollar amount. 

Magazines Settings

From the Magazines Settings:

ecm - magazine settings

  • Bill to Contact - Select the default Flipster contact that will be used when placing Magazine orders. If more than one contact is available, this can be modified by an Approver at the time of purchase.The Flipster contact receives a purchase notification with order summary, a fulfillment receipt and invoice when purchases are made.

  • Bill to Address - Select the default billing location that will be used when placing Magazine orders. If more than one address is available, this can be modified by an Approver at the time of purchase.

  • Preferred Subscription Expiration Date - Select a month from the drop-down menu if you would like to ensure your subscriptions have an end date consistent with your existing subscriptions. If you do not select a month, the subscription will be purchased for the full term.

  • Preferred Subscription Term - Select the subscription term (one year or two year) that will appear as the default selection in your search results for Magazines.

  • Display Preferences:

    • Holdings - Select to ensure your current subscriptions are not displayed in the result list.

    • Results Per Page - Set the default number of results displayed when searching for books or magazines in ECM.