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Magazines & Newspapers

Research Databases

Subject Magazines

  • Academic Search Premier

    Academic Search Premier contains indexing for nearly 8,050 publications, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. PDF backfiles to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM).

  • Zinio

    Get the current issues of some of your favorite magazines – no waiting, no due dates.  You can read digital versions of Consumer Reports, Newsweek, National Geographic, Martha Stewart Living and many more popular titles.  Electronic magazines take the reading experience beyond the limits of paper through intuitive navigation, keyword article searching and interactive rich media elements such as audio and video.

  • ArticleFirst

    Describes items listed on the table of contents pages of individual issues of over 12,000 journals.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • Business Source Premier

    This database includes searchable references for more than 1,170 journals offering indexing and abstracts for 350 scholarly journals back to 1965 or the first published issue.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • CLASE/PERIODICA

    CLASE indexes documents published in Latin American journals specializing in social sciences and humanities. PERIODICA covers journals specializing in science and technology.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • Duluth News - Tribune

    Archives of the Duluth News-Tribune.
    Available only within our buildings.
    Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

  • EBSCO MegaFILE

    Search all 4 EBSCO databases at once with MegaFILE.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • Electronic Collections Online A&I

    Provides bibliographic information for more than 5,000 electronic journals.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • Expanded Academic ASAP

    Covers art, humanities, social sciences, science and technology. Includes scholarly journals, news magazines, and newspapers.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • Informe

    A collection of hispanic magazines with full text. Covers business, health, technology, culture, current topics and other subjects. Available within our buildings and from remote locations.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • InfoTrac Junior Edition

    Designed for middle school students. Includes full-text articles from newspapers, magazines, and reference books.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • InfoTrac Kids Edition

    Formerly PrimaryTOM, this periodical database is designed for elementary school students, with easy access to full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • InfoTrac Student Edition

    Designed for high school students. Includes full-text articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference books. Also has historical images and maps.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • MasterFILE Premier

    MasterFILE Premier contains full text for 2,053 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for more than 350 reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,132 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags. MasterFILE Premier now offers PDF backfiles (as far back as 1975) for key publications.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • Minnesota Newspapers

    The electronic editions of: Dultuth News-Tribune, Newsweek, Rochester Post Bulletin, St. Paul Pioneer Press, Star Tribune, U.S. News & World Report and America's News Magazines.
    Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

  • PapersFirst

    Index of papers presented at conferences worldwide.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • Power Search

    PowerSearch allows cross-searching of Thomson Gale databases and e-resources.
    Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues.

  • ProceedingsFirst

    Index of worldwide conference proceedings.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • Professional Collection

    Professional Collection is a custom selection of more than 300 full-text journals for educators that is updated daily and provides 24-hour access from school or home.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM).

  • ProQuest

    Search ProQuest newspapers. Full text articles are included.

     

  • Proquest Historical Newspapers: Minneapolis Star Tribune (1967-1922)

    This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

     

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2009)

    This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.

  • Regional Business News

    With daily updates, Regional Business News provides comprehensive full-text articles for regional business publications for more than 60 sources.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM).

  • Star Tribune Image Edition

    Minneapolis Newspaper - Image Edition.
    Archives of the Star Tribune newspaper.
    Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

  • Star Tribune Online

    Minneapolis Star Tribune Online.
    Subscription purchased by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), with funding from state and federal tax revenues. Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

Children's and Teen Magazines

  • Kids InfoBits

    Kids InfoBits gives children easy access to magazines, reference books, and newspaper articles that have been selected just for their age group. Aimed at grades K-5.
    Subscription purchased by Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM)*

Selected Websites

General

  • Chronicling America

    Chronicling America allows you to search and view select newspaper pages from 1880-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

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