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.

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!

Historical Newspapers

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If you are interested in history, or are working on a school assignment and want to impress your teacher, Historical Newspapers is a useful and fascinating resource.

Proquest’s Historical Newspapers features both the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, cover-to-cover, full-page images, going back to the beginning of both publications.

Use the Timeline feature to read articles written during the Civil War, both World Wars, or during the Civil Rights Movement. Explore Topics to find articles about the “horseless carriage,” the sinking of the Titanic, or the Watergate scandal. You can solve historical crossword puzzles and even browse through the newspaper from the day you were born.

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.

UAHS Student Portal

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Students, do you feel overwhelmed trying to find appropriate sources for your projects and homework? Then the UAHS Student Portal is for you!

The UAPL Reference Librarians have narrowed down our extensive list of resources and organized them by categories that are relevant to high school students.

Easily discover databases and eBooks with information from encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, professional journals and other sources appropriate for school work. Many of these resources even tell you how to cite what you found! Best of all, they are all available any time of day.

You will need your UA library card number and PIN to access the valuable resources found through the UAHS Student Portal. And don’t forget, you can always contact a Reference Librarian by phone, textemail, or in person for assistance in using our databases and eBooks.

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