Electronic Databases: Magazines and Newspapers

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Databases by Name

America's News Magazines
America's News Magazines provides full-text articles from some of the top news magazines.  Library and home use.

America's Newspapers
America's Newspapers provides the electronic editions or record for more than 600 U.S. newspapers, including the Kansas City Star and the Olathe News. Library and home use.

Consumer Reports
Online access to the print edition of the magazine plus the additional content of the ConsumerReports.org web site.  Find reviews and purchasing information on electronics, automobiles, appliances, and much more.  Library and home use.

Kansas City Business Journal
The online version of the Kansas City Business Journal with breaking news and popular news stories from the print. Library and home use.

Kansas City Star and Regional Newspapers
Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, politics and government, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community. Paid advertisements excluded. Newspapers in the collection are Kansas City Star, Emporia Gazette, Lawrence Journal-World, Manhattan Mercury, Topeka Capital-Journal, and Wichita Eagle. Library and home use.

Kansas City Star Image Edition
Flip through recent editions of the Kansas City Star online with full-color photos.  Most useful for browsing today's issue or looking for a recent article.  This access is best for the casual user, if you need to do research in the Kansas City Star or another Kansas newspaper we recommend Kansas City and Regional Newspapers.  Library and home use.

Kansas Periodicals Index
An index of magazines published in and about Kansas.  Library and home use. 

Masterfile Complete 
Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 2,000 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1922. MasterFILE Complete also contains full text for more than 1,000 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags.  Library and home use.

New York Times
Unlimited access to the New York Times is here!  Click the link to find out how to grab your daypass and start reading. Library and home use.

NewsBank Retrospective
NewsBank Retrospective is a full-text, newspaper information resource with news articles from 1970-1991. The database covers major issues and events from contemporary American history including firsthand reports and varying regional perspectives.  Library and home use.

Newspaper Source Plus
Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.  Library and home use.

Olathe News
Full-text coverage of the Olathe News from December 2006 to 2015. Library and home use.

Olathe News Historical Archive
Search the Olathe News online from 1959 to 2003 and 2006 to 2015.  Library and home use. 

Wall Street Journal
Full-text online from the world's leading financial newspaper. Library and home use.

Zinio for Libraries is an online service that allows the download of popular magazines to your computer, tablet, or mobile device.  Library and home use.