Magazines, Journals & Newspapers


Academic Search Complete

Articles from thousands of magazines/journals, covering all topics. 

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Access Newspaper Archive

Historical access to scanned pages from hundreds of newspapers. Coverage varies by paper. Includes the Daily Herald, 1901-present. [Note: and Access Newspaper Archive both cover different sets of newspapers, with some overlap.]

Alt-Press Watch

Includes full-text newspapers and magazines from alternative, independent presses.

America's Newspapers (Chicagoland Edition)

Chicago Sun-Times, Daily Herald, and Arlington Heights Post.

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America's Obituaries & Death Notices

From newspapers across the U.S. Note: Chicago Tribune obituaries are in ProQuest Newsstand/Global Newsstream.

Arlington Day

Local daily newspaper Covers January 1966 to June 1970.



Chicago Sun-Times

Articles from 1/1/86-present. Approximately three months' daily issues are also available via PressReader.

Chicago Tribune (via ProQuest)

Search the complete text of The Chicago Tribune from 1849-present. The most recent four days' daily issues are also available via PressReader.

Chicago Tribune Historical Archives: Selected

1849-1984.  Less complete than the Proquest Chicago Tribune, but has easier obituary/death notice searching.


Daily Herald

Articles from 1/1/95-present. For historical articles (1901-present) search the Arlington Heights listings in the Access Newspaper Archive.


Ebsco Explora

Updated interface allows simultaneous searching of MasterFile PremierAcademic Search PremierBusiness Source Premier and ERIC, with additional browsing tools.

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ERIC (FirstSearch)

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

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Selected popular magazines you can read online from your computer or tablet.

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Gale Academic OneFile

Millions of articles from scholarly journals and other authoritative sources—including thousands of podcasts and transcripts.

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Gale General OneFile

Articles from thousands of magazines/journals, covering all topics.

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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.

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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.

Gale OneFile: Contemporary Women's Issues

Current full text and pertinent backfile content covering topics including civil rights, health, education, professional development, and entrepreneurship.

Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete

Provides full text for titles in the ERIC database and covers multiple levels of education from preschool to college, and every educational specialty

Gale OneFile: Informe Académico

Articles from wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America.

Gale OneFile: News

Provides access to major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio, and TV broadcasts and transcripts.

General OneFile

Articles from thousands of magazines/journals, covering all topics.

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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. Use the "Quick search for articles and more" box on the library's databases pages for more powerful searching and better full-text access.

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Census records 1790-1930, family/local histories, PERSI article index, Revolutionary War applications.

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MasterFILE Complete

Magazine, journal and reference articles on all topics. Includes Consumer Reports issues.

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National Geographic

Full-text issues of National Geographic (1880-present) and  National Geographic Traveler (2010-present).  Hundreds of maps, videos and images.

National Geographic Kids

Pictures, books and magazine articles about animals, science, history, cultures, the environment and more.

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New York Times

Articles from 1/1/80-present. Content also available from:  New York Times Magazine (one week delay), the New York Times Book Review (one week delay),  the Online Edition, the International Edition, and videos. Related tools: the historical edition (1851-2016) and digitized (pdf) recent issues (2008-3 months ago)

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