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.

Historical Newspapers

Provides access to significant newspapers browsable by historical topic. Includes the full run of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.

MasterFILE Premier

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

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.


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

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

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


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

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.


Explores current events, including social, political, and economic issues, as well as scientific discoveries, controversial issues, 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.