UAPL Online Reference Databases

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Columbus Dispatch Archives

Provides articles appearing in the Columbus Dispatch from 1985 to the present, including obituaries.

EBSCOhost Databases

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

Facts on File World News Digest

Features domestic and international news and primary documents from 1940 to the present, including major political, social, and economic developments around the world.

MasterFILE Premier (EBSCOhost)

Offers back issues of magazines and periodicals, including primary source documents.

National Geographic Virtual Library

Features every issue of National Geographic Magazine from 1888 to present, including additional content from National Geographic such as maps, videos, images and books.

National Newspapers (ProQuest)

Provides access to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Tribune, and more, from the 1980s to the present.

New York Times Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)

Provides complete digital coverage of the New York Times from 1851 through 2010. Search for specific topics or browse page by page through each issue. Access the historical Wall Street Journal from this same database.


Offers full text access to the Columbus Dispatch as well as 24 national news magazines from print and online sources, including Newsweek, The New Yorker, Slate, Smithsonian and more.

Newspaper Source (EBSCOhost)

Provides access to regional, national, and international newspapers, as well as television and radio news transcripts. Includes Al Jazeera, the Daily Mail, the Times of India, and more.

Regional Business News (EBSCOhost)

Contains regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. Includes some international coverage.

Searchasaurus (EBSCOhost)

Searches the contents of several databases at once, so elementary school students can find information on topics including animals, history, people, places, math, stories, and more.

Student Research Center (EBSCOhost)

Searches the contents of several databases at once, so middle and high school students can find information and primary source documents on topics including language arts, business, careers, technology, science, math, and more.

UA Archives

Presents historical resources about Upper Arlington provided by partnerships between UAPL and local organizations and individuals. Includes historical maps, Norwester Yearbooks, Norwester Magazines, images, and more.

Upper Arlington News Index

Provides an index to most articles published by Suburban News Publications in the Upper Arlington News from 1987 to the final publication on April 18, 2012. The content of articles can be obtained by contacting the Reference Department.

Wall Street Journal Historical Newspapers (ProQuest)

Provides full-image coverage of the nation's premier source for business and financial news from 1889 through 1995. Search for specific topics or browse page by page through each issue. Access the historical New York Times from this same database.