eMagazines & eNews

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San Francisco Chronicle (NewsBank)

  • Content provider update: NewsBank is pleased to announce that we have begun the process of adding content to sources and will continue to bring additional sources and content online over the coming days.
    Jul 17, 2024 - 9:31 PDT
  • New issues continue to be delayed. For assistance retrieving articles from the San Francisco Chronicle, please call the Magazines & Newspapers Center at 415-557-4453 or email mnc@sfpl.org.
    Jul 10, 2024 - 11:38 PDT
  • Content provider update: We are currently experiencing internal technical issues. New issues for July 2024 will be loaded as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we thank you for your patience while we work diligently to restore missing content.
    Jul 05, 2024 - 8:57 PDT
  • Investigating: The content provider is still experiencing a technical issue and is working to restore access as soon as possible.
    Jul 02, 2024 - 16:24 PDT



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Periodical Finder

Find out where to access full-text periodicals online through our database subscriptions or in print at the library. (EBSCO)



San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, Los Angeles Times, New York Times and more. Click the link below to see all collections. 



America’s News (NewsBank)

U.S. news content from local, regional and national sources (printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos). Includes 150 different California titles, including Sacramento Bee, San Jose Mercury News, and Oakland Tribune.

California Historical Newspapers (NewsBank)

Explore a collection of California historical newspapers — including the American Sentinel, California Star, Daily Globe, Evening Post, Oakland Daily News, San Francisco Bulletin, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Evening Journal, Weekly Alta California and others from 1847 to 2017. 

Historical Newspapers: U.S. West Collection‎ (ProQuest)

Expand your historical newspaper reach by searching in newspapers from California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Utah, and other western states. Includes the Reno Evening Gazette, Shasta Courier, Oregon Statesman, and over seventy other newspapers. 

San Francisco Business Times

Access to the digital version of San Francisco Business TimesBook of Lists, and Los Angeles Business Journal.

San Francisco Chronicle, Historical & Recent

Access full page and article images 1865-current, with searchable full text of the historical San Francisco Chronicle from 1865 to 2017+. Note: Some article images may still be unavailable. (Newbank)

San Francisco Examiner, Historical & Recent (ProQuest)

Access full page and article images with searchable full text from 1865 to current (cross-reference database search). Links to specific collections appear below.


Los Angeles Times

Access full-text coverage of national, international, and local news, 1881 to current (cross-reference database search). Links to specific collections with article images appear below. Click the link above to search all three databases at once. (ProQuest)


New York Times Online

Access the online version of New York Times. Note: Some sections are only available to paid subscribers.


NewspaperArchive - United States Collection

Access to historical U.S. and California newspapers such as the Berkeley Daily Gazette, Oakland Tribune, San Mateo Times and many others.


Choose from 4000 newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages, many providing same-day publication with a 60-day back file. Searchable by country, title, and date. Check our FAQ for more information. If you're experiencing a problem with this service, please contact PressReader Support. (ProQuest)

Russian Central Newspapers

Access a variety of newspapers and periodicals from Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, Caucasus and the Baltic states. Also includes several English-language newspapers. Also available: Newspapers of The Baltics, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine  (Eastview)

US Newsstream

Explore U.S. news dating back to the 1980s, including newspapers like Los Angeles TimesChicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal. Also includes newswires and blogs and local and regional newspapers. (ProQUest)

The Wall Street Journal, Eastern Edition

Access full-text articles and abstracts from The Wall Street Journal, 1984 to present. Also available: The Wall Street Journal Online2010 to present. (ProQuest)

The Washington Post

Access major U.S. newspaper covering local, national, and world news, 1980 to present. (Gale)

For more newspapers, including additional historical archives, please visit Articles & Databases.


Consumer Reports, Flipster Digital Magazines, National Geographic, Kono Digital and more. Click the link below to see all collections.



Bay Area Consumers’ Checkbook

Get ratings and reviews on the quality and prices of local services and products.

Consumer Reports

Get ratings and reviews for thousands of products and services from Consumer Reports, plus trusted advice and in-depth reporting. Also available: Consumer Reports (EBSCO MasterFILE), full text.

Flipster Digital Magazines

Stream popular digital magazine titles online from a computer or download them to a smartphone or tablet using the Flipster mobile app for offline reading. (EBSCO)

Kono Digital

Access more than 200 full-color digital magazines in Chinese (traditional characters), Japanese and Korean from a computer, tablet or smartphone.

NEW! National Geographic Virtual Library

Explore the full-text historical run of National Geographic Magazine from the 1800s onward. (Gale)

Qikan Chinese Magazines

Access 200 current, popular Chinese-language magazines published in China. Available in either traditional or simplified characters. (Dragonsource)

Rock's Backpages

Access music journalism from the 1960s to the present, including audio interviews from Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Kurt Cobain and more.