Magazines and Newspapers

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.

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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