Magazine Articles

Title Description Use @ home?
Academic Search Complete
Updated with more content. Articles from thousands of magazines/journals, covering all topics. Tutorial.
Alt-Press Watch
Includes full-text newspapers and magazines from alternative, independent presses.
Business Source Premier Yes
Ebsco Explora
Updated interface allows simultaneous searching of MasterFile Premier, Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier and ERIC, with additional browsing tools. | Tutorial
ERIC (FirstSearch)

Education research. The ERIC website may have more recent sources. Tutorial.

Selected popular magazines you can read online from your computer or tablet. | Help
Gale in Context: Global Issues
Covers news, global viewpoints, reference, country information, primary source documents, videos, statistics and more.
Gale in Context: High School
Magazine, news and reference articles for middle school through undergraduate. Covers science, literature, history, social sciences, arts, etc. Appropriate for grades 6-college.| Video Tutorial
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Pro/con articles on major issues:  gun control, drug legalization, immigration, etc. Especially useful for debate preparation, gaining context for election issues, etc.
General OneFile
Articles from thousands of magazines/journals, covering all topics. | Search Tips
Global Issues in Context Yes
Google Scholar
Google's gateway to research articles. Why use this link? By logging in via the library's website, you can take advantage of special "Full Text @ My Library" links that connect you to full articles in the library's databases. | Tutorial
Lexis Nexis Library Express
NOTE: Product changed to Nexis Uni on 9/1/2019, with a new interface. Legal materials are available via remote access.
MasterFILE Complete
Updated with more content. Magazine, journal and reference articles on all topics. Includes Consumer Reports issues. Tutorial.
National Geographic
Full-text issues of National Geographic (1880- ) and  National Geographic Traveler (2010- ).  Hundreds of maps, videos and images.
National Geographic Kids
Pictures, books and magazine articles about animals, science, history, cultures, the environment and more. | Video Tutorial
Newspaper & Magazine Lookup
Go beyond RBdigital & Flipster with these instructions for browsing through issues of thousands of magazines available through the library's magazine & newspaper article databases. (To search for articles across multiple publications, use the Quick Article search on the Research > Databases page, or visit the search pages for specific magazine newspaper databases.)
Nexis Uni
Replaces Lexis Nexis Library Express. Legal sources (federal/state statutes/cases), business directories, news/magazine/journal articles and much more. Directory listings from Company Dossier can be downloaded for mailing/contact lists. Legal resources are now available via remote access in Nexis Uni.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context Yes
Physical Review Journals
Published by the American Physical Society. High-end journals on physics, astrophysics, optics, etc.
Choose from thousands of US and international newspapers and magazines on your PC or mobile device. NOTE: As of 10/8/19, the Washington Post has been removed from libraries' PressReader accounts, at the publisher's request. You can still access current Washington Post articles via Proquest Global Newsstream.   App | Support | Video Tutorial
RBdigital Magazines
Dozens of popular magazines to read on your computer or tablet. Apps | Video Tutorial
Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1980
Historical index for magazine and journal articles.
Student Resources in Context Yes
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6.012 Patron-Generated Content

The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
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The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy