Magazines and Newspapers

ProQuest Research Library

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Are you working on some serious research for a high school or college course? Or do you want to see what has been published on a certain topic without having to fish through irrelevant and unreliable results from Googling?

Rather than relying on a search engine, try ProQuest Research Library. Accessible to student researchers as well as general readers, ProQuest Research Library is ideal for basic searching or high-end research. It’s one of the library’s broadest and most inclusive resources.

Access thousands of multidisciplinary periodicals, including scholarly and peer-reviewed journals, professional and trade publications, and general interest magazines covering over 150 subjects and topics, from politics to history, science to arts, and everything in between.

ProQuest Research Library and UA Library's many other reference databases and e-books are easy to use to find specific information that is relevant and reliable. Most of them are available to UA Library card holders anywhere you have an internet connection, by going to databases.ualibrary.org.

ConsumerReports.org

Contains full access to the Consumer Reports website, with expert, unbiased ratings, reviews, product comparisons, and buying guides for many essential consumer products.

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National Newspapers

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National Newspapers allows you to search for information on a topic in many newspapers at the same time. Search the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, the New York Times, USA Today and six other major national newspapers and magazines to find current media coverage on any subject, such as sports, business, arts, pop culture and more.

Most of these newspapers have the full text of articles available from at least 1995 to present, so National Newspapers is useful for students as well. It also includes obituaries, for those doing genealogy and related research.

Check it out, along with UAPL's other valuable online resources related to Magazines and Newspapers

Academic Search Premier

Offers scholarly and peer-reviewed information in nearly every area of academic study, including computer science, engineering, physics, chemistry, language, linguistics, arts, literature, medical science, ethnic studies, and more.

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Facts on File World News Digest

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Facts on File World News Digest brings together and enhances eight decades of news from the 1940s to the present day.

This archival record of domestic and international news is updated weekly and also contains newspaper editorials, country profiles, editorial cartoons, historic documents, special research features and much more. You can read the top news stories by decade, country or issue.

A great source for historical research or a fun source just to browse and discover, Facts on File World News Digest is a treasure trove of current and historical information.

Check it out along with our other premium resources covering magazines and newspapers.

New York Times Historical Newspapers

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New York Times HeadlineAn incomparable resource for anyone studying or interested in history, Proquest’s Historical Newspapers database provides coverage of the New York Times from 1851 to 2010. Read articles written during the Civil War, both World Wars, or during the Civil Rights Movement. Read how the sinking of the Titanic was described in 1912. Find historical crossword puzzles to solve. Browse the entire newspaper from the day you were born!

Featuring cover-to-cover, full-page images of each issue of the New York Times, this resource is perfect for finding primary source material for school assignments or just general interest.

You will also find access to The Wall Street Journal (1889-1996) in Historical Newspapers. Try it today! 

And don't forget about our other premium resources covering magazines and newspapers, as well as our History Subject Guide, which features many more librarian-recommended sources for researching historical events.

EBSCOhost Databases

Searches the contents of several databases at once, for scholarly and general coverage of business, consumer, education, health, and science information.

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National Geographic Virtual Library

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Every page of every issue of the iconic National Geographic Magazine, from 1888 to the present, is available to read through this database full of amazing stories and images covering science, history, animals, geography and much, much more.

National Geographic Virtual Library also includes other publications from the National Geographic Society, including National Geographic Traveler, books, videos and images, and is easy to search and discover what interests you.

Learn about the destroyed city of Pompeii, see impressive pictures of the Grand Canyon, find out what exactly Black Holes are, and read a heartwarming story about orphan elephants with National Geographic Virtual Library.

In addition to NGVL, the library subscribes to other resources that provide access to full-text magazines, newspapers and other sources online. See what's available to our library patrons!

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