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.
RBdigital Magazines (formerly Zinio)**: Current and past issues of more than 100 different magazines to read on a computer and/or download to a tablet or smartphone. Free RBdigital app available for Apple and 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.
Life Magazine Archive (1936 – 2000): Life was a popular photojournalism magazine featuring story-telling through documentary photographs and informative captions, providing subscribers with intimate views of real people and their real life situations.
Time Magazine Archive (1923 – 2000): Each issue of this prominent weekly magazine was intended to be read in under an hour. Time featured current events, politics, sports, and entertainment news and is an important resource for researchers studying 20th-Century history.
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.