Magazines and Newspapers

UAHS Student Portal

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Students, do you feel overwhelmed trying to find appropriate sources for your projects and homework? Then the UAHS Student Portal is for you!

The UAPL Reference Librarians have narrowed down our extensive list of resources and organized them by categories that are relevant to high school students.

Easily discover databases and eBooks with information from encyclopedias, magazines, newspapers, professional journals and other sources appropriate for school work. Many of these resources even tell you how to cite what you found! Best of all, they are all available any time of day.

You will need your UA library card number and PIN to access the valuable resources found through the UAHS Student Portal. And don’t forget, you can always contact a Reference Librarian by phone, textemail, or in person for assistance in using our databases and eBooks.

Historical Newspapers

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If you are interested in history, or are working on a school assignment and want to impress your teacher, Historical Newspapers is a useful and fascinating resource.

Proquest’s Historical Newspapers features both the New York Times and Wall Street Journal, cover-to-cover, full-page images, going back to the beginning of both publications.

Use the Timeline feature to read articles written during the Civil War, both World Wars, or during the Civil Rights Movement. Explore Topics to find articles about the “horseless carriage,” the sinking of the Titanic, or the Watergate scandal. You can solve historical crossword puzzles and even browse through the newspaper from the day you were born.

Don't forget about our other premium resources covering magazines and newspapers, as well as our History Subject Guide, which features many more librarian-recommended sources for researching historical events.

National Geographic Virtual Library

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Every page of every issue of the iconic National Geographic Magazine, from 1888 to the present, is available to read through this database full of amazing stories and images covering science, history, animals, geography and much, much more.

National Geographic Virtual Library also includes other publications from the National Geographic Society, including National Geographic Traveler, books, videos and images, and is easy to search and discover what interests you.

Learn about the destroyed city of Pompeii, see impressive pictures of the Grand Canyon, find out what exactly  Black Holes are, and read a heartwarming story about orphan elephants with National Geographic Virtual Library.

In addition to NGVL, the library subscribes to other resources that provide access to full-text magazines, newspapers and other sources online. See what's available to our library patrons!

New York Times Historical Newspapers

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New York Times HeadlineAn incomparable resource for anyone studying or interested in history, Proquest’s Historical Newspapers database provides coverage of the New York Times from 1851 to 2010. Read articles written during the Civil War, both World Wars, or during the Civil Rights Movement. Read how the sinking of the Titanic was described in 1912. Find historical crossword puzzles to solve. Browse the entire newspaper from the day you were born!

Featuring cover-to-cover, full-page images of each issue of the New York Times, this resource is perfect for finding primary source material for school assignments or just general interest.

You will also find access to The Wall Street Journal (1889-1996) in Historical Newspapers. Try it today! 

And don't forget about our other premium resources covering magazines and newspapers, as well as our History Subject Guide, which features many more librarian-recommended sources for researching historical events.

Facts on File World News Digest

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Facts on File World News Digest brings together and enhances eight decades of news from the 1940s to the present day.

This archival record of domestic and international news is updated weekly and also contains newspaper editorials, country profiles, editorial cartoons, historic documents, special research features and much more. You can read the top news stories by decade, country or issue.

A great source for historical research or a fun source just to browse and discover, Facts on File World News Digest is a treasure trove of current and historical information.

Check it out along with our other premium resources covering magazines and newspapers.

National Newspapers

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National Newspapers allows you to search for information on a topic in many newspapers at the same time. Search the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, the New York Times, USA Today and six other major national newspapers and magazines to find current media coverage on any subject, such as sports, business, arts, pop culture and more.

Most of these newspapers have the full text of articles available from at least 1995 to present, so National Newspapers is useful for students as well. It also includes obituaries, for those doing genealogy and related research.

Check it out, along with UAPL's other valuable online resources related to Magazines and Newspapers

National Geographic Magazine Archive

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Logo NG Magazine ArchiveAs our newest database offering, National Geographic Magazine Archive features the complete holdings of this award-winning, iconic magazine from 1888 to 1994. In it you will find every page and every photograph, all fully searchable through an intuitive interface. National Geographic Magazine Archive is a powerful tool for finding and viewing over 100 years of impactful articles and award-winning photojournalism. 

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