Current Newspaper Issues
Baltimore Sun (1990 – present)
NEW! Maryland Digital NewsBank: Read 45 local Maryland newspapers including the Howard County Times and Columbia Flier. Text-only; no photographs or advertisements. Also includes text-only versions of 27 magazines such as Washington Family Magazine, National Review, and Slate, plus special reports on hot topics like world health.
New York Times (2011 – present)
PressReader: Read thousands of newspapers and magazines from around the world and instantly translate them from one language into another. Only includes last 90 days of news, no historic archives.
ProQuest Newsstand: Includes more than 1,600 U.S. and world newspapers, such as the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Toronto Star, the Guardian, etc.
Wall Street Journal (1986 – present)
Washington Post (1986 – present)
Historic Newspaper Archives
NEW! Baltimore Afro-American Archives (1893 – 1988): Often called The Afro, this weekly newspaper was the most widely circulated African American paper on the Atlantic coast. It was the first black newspaper to have correspondents reporting on World War II as well as foreign correspondents and female sports correspondents.
NEW! Baltimore Sun Archives (1837 – 1990)
New York Times Archives (1851– 2011)
NEW! Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers: Features full-text and images from urban and rural papers throughout America in the 1800s, with an emphasis on topics such as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration, and Antebellum-era life.
Current Magazine Issues
National Geographic Virtual Library: Includes National Geographic magazine from 1888 to the present as well as recent issues of National Geographic Traveler.
Smithsonian Collections Online: Includes Smithsonian magazine as well as Air & Space magazine.
Zinio: Current and past issues of more than 100 magazines to read on a computer and/or download to a variety of mobile devices. Free “Zinio for Libraries” mobile app available for Apple & Android devices.
Historic Magazines, Journals, and other Media
American Periodicals: Search almost 2,000 magazines and journals published from colonial days to the dawn of the 20th century.
Liberty Magazine (1924 – 1950): This once-popular weekly U.S. magazine featured contributions from some of the biggest politicians, celebrities, authors, and artists of the 20th Century.
MasterFILE Premier: A staggeringly large collection of magazines, trade publications, scholarly materials, photos, maps, flags, biographies, and country reports.
For additional assistance with our eresources:
One-on-One Sessions: HCLS Instructors at all branches now offer one-on-one instruction on how to use the Library’s econtent resources. To schedule a session, call your local branch or fill out our online form.