Features domestic and international news and primary documents from 1940 to the present, including major political, social, and economic developments around the world.
Offers full text access to the Columbus Dispatch as well as 24 national news magazines from print and online sources, including Newsweek, The New Yorker, Slate, Smithsonian and more.
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 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.
Provides access to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, Chicago Tribune, and more, from the 1980s to the present.
Wondering where to start to find good sources for elementary, middle, or high school projects and assignments? Try one of these new resources, now available through UAPL’s Reference Databases page:
Explora is an interface that offers simple searches of a collection of magazine and newspaper articles, essays, and primary sources, appropriate for homework and covering every school subject. Each profile will search sources at the appropriate school level. There is also an Explora geared toward adult researchers and college students with the same simple-search features.
In addition to being easy to use, you can also access Explora on a mobile device, get topic ideas and suggestions, create a profile and save your research, get citation help, and many other useful features.
These Explora resources improve on and replace Searchasaurus, Kid’s Search, and Student Research Center, which have been discontinued.
Try it today! And keep Explora in mind for future school assignments.
Provides access to significant newspapers browsable by historical topic. Includes the full run of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
Features every issue of National Geographic Magazine from 1888 to present, including additional content from National Geographic such as maps, videos, images and books.
UAPL is excited to announce that online access to the New York Times is now available to our patrons! By following a few simple steps, you can get unlimited access to articles on NYTimes.com (no more paywalls!) inside or outside of the library.
Inside any of UAPL’s library branches, simply use one of our public computers, or use your device to connect to our wifi, then sign up for a free account at nytimes.com/register. Then read all the articles you would like!
Outside the library, log into your account on UAPL’s online catalog. On the right-hand side of the page, you will see the NYT Complimentary Access code. Click Redeem to have this entered. You will have to create or log into your NYTimes.com account. This code will expire after three days (72 hours). When that happens, go back to your UAPL catalog account to redeem it again, and as often as you would like!
To access other newspaper and magazine titles, click here to see what is available through UAPL's subscriptions.
Presents historical resources about Upper Arlington provided by partnerships between UAPL and local organizations and individuals. Includes historical maps, Norwester Yearbooks, Norwester Magazines, images, and more.