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Academic OneFile

This article database includes full-text and abstracts of scholarly, trade, and general-interest periodicals covering topics in the areas of current events, general sciences and technology, social sciences, arts, and humanities.

Access Newspaper Archive

This unique archive spans more than 400 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more. A great resource genealogy or historical research.


OCLC index of articles from the contents pages of journals. An OCLC database.

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Chicago Tribune

Full text from 1985 to the present.

Chicago Tribune Historical (1849-1990)

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

Consumer Reports

Find ratings and recommendations on a variety of products. An Ebsco Research Database.

Daily Herald

Full text from 1995 to the present.


Journal articles and reports in education. An OCLC database.

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General OneFile

A 'mega-content' database indexing over 6,000 periodicals, newspapers, and newswires with backfile coverage from 1980 to present, updated daily. The database includes full text articles for 3,000 periodicals, 89 wire services and business press releases. OneFile offers single source searching for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.

National Geographic Kids

Watch videos, learn about animals, and places, and get fun facts. Designed for kids ages 6 years and up. 

New York Times

Full text articles from June 1, 1980 - current.

New York Times Magazine

Full text coverage from January 5, 1997 - current.

NewsBank Newspapers

Full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, people in the community and special reports on current events.

In library use only. Please see a staff member to login. offers the largest collection of historical newspapers from the 1700s–2000s with over 80 million pages from more than 3400 newspapers across the United States for genealogical and historical research.

ProQuest Newsstand

Search for full text-articles in hundreds of newspapers and periodicals, including national and leading regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Atlanta Journal- Constitution, Barron's, The Boston Globe, The Guardian, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Washington Post. Issues may go back as far as 1984.

Wall Street Journal

Full text from 1984 to the present.


Zinio let's you read full magazines on a smartphone, tablet, or computer. You won't miss any of the colorful images or graphics. Some magazines even feature enhanced content like videos. You will need:

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  • A Personal Zinio account
  • The App for your tablet or smartphone (or you can use your computer!)