Databases: By Subject: Newspapers and Magazines


Consumer Reports

Find the most recent product reviews and ratings for items such as electronics and cars in the online home of Consumer Reports magazine.  


Explora - Designed with public library patrons in mind, Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

Explora for Kids

Explora for Kids is a research database designed with students and educators in mind. Elementary school students can learn about their favorite subject. Look up words. Read magazines, newspapers, biographies, primary sources, country information. Find pictures. Translate articles into more than 30 languages. 

Explora for Teens

Explora for Teens is a research database designed for middle and high school students and educators. Learn more about your favorite subject. Read magazines, newspapers, biographies, primary sources, country information. Find images for class projects and learn vocabulary.  Translate articles  into more than 30 languages.

Mansfield News Journal Index (Proquest)

This online newspaper index not only includes articles and obituaries from the News Journal, but also companies, people, products, and more. From 2002 to the present. NOTE: This link has changed, please scroll down on the News Journal page to find the search bar.

Master File Premier

One of the “leading service providers of full-text and secondary databases,” EBSCO allows users to search several magazines simultaneously.

New York Times Digital Microfilm

View issues of the New York Times back to 2008 online.

Newspaper Archive (Main Library only) is the largest historical newspaper online database with more than 70 million newspaper pages and more than 80,000 pages being added per day.

Newspaper Source (EBSCO)

“Provides cover-to-cover full text for 45 national U.S. & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional U.S. newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.”


InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

US Midwest Newsstream

US Midwest Newsstream enables users to search the most recent regional news content, as well as archives which stretch back to the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. Midwest Newsstream covers news sources from Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Wall Street Journal Digital Microfilm

View issues of The Wall Street Journal back to 2008 online.


50 States

Find newspapers from all over the United States.

Internet Public Library Newspaper Collection

Compiled by librarians at ipl2, this site features newspapers from all over the world.

Mansfield News Journal

This official website features up to the minute and in depth local news.

Find hometown newspapers from around the world.

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