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Magazines & Newspapers

Research Databases

Subject Magazines

  • Academic Search Premier

    Thousands of scholarly publications across all academic disciplines. 

  • RBdigital e-Magazines

    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.

  • Business Source Premier

    Scholarly journals and trade publications across all business-related subject areas.


    CLASE is a directory of scholarly documents published in Latin American journals. PERIÓDICA is a directory of scholarly journals specializing in science and technology.

  • 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.


    Thousands of popular and scholarly publications across all academic disciplines and subject areas. Includes Academic Search Premier, MasterFILE Premier, Business Source Premier, and Regional Business News databases.

  • Expanded Academic ASAP

    Thousands of scholarly publications across all academic disciplines.

  • Historical Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922)

    Contains full-text and article images from the Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1908) and the Minneapolis Morning Tribune (1909-1922). The newspapers are available through a platform provided by the Minnesota Historical Society in partnership with Minnesota State Library Services.

  • Informe Academico (Spanish-language interface)

    Periódicos populares y diarios de habla hispana y bilingües, incluyendo el periódico en español El Nuevo Herald (Miami, FL).

  • InfoTrac Student Edition

    Popular high school magazines, newspapers, and encyclopedias across all subject areas including an image collection.

  • MasterFILE Premier

    Popular magazines and more covering all subject areas. Includes Consumer Reports, Parenting, Sports Illustrated, Time, Newsweek, People, and thousands of other titles.

  • 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.

  • OCLC ArticleFirst

    Directory of articles from thousands of journals.

  • OCLC Electronic Collections Online A&I

    Directory of articles from thousands of journals.

  • OCLC PapersFirst

    Directory of papers presented at conferences worldwide.

  • 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

    Directory of worldwide conference proceedings. Proceedings contain lists of papers presented at conferences.

  • 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: The New York Times (1851-2013)

    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

    Business journals, newspapers, and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas across the U.S.

  • Research in Context

    A middle school-appropriate database of reference works, biographies, magazine and journal articles, primary source documents, and multimedia.

  • St. Paul Pioneer Press

    Articles from the St. Paul Pioneer Press. From 1988 to current. 

  • Star Tribune Online

    Articles from the Minneapolis Star Tribune. From 1986 to current. 

Children's and Teen Magazines

  • Kids InfoBits

    Popular elementary school magazines as well as encyclopedias and newspapers written for kids, plus an image collection of photos, maps, and flags.

Selected Websites


  • 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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