eMagazines & eNews

Periodical Finder

Periodical Finder (EBSCO)

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


California newspaper collections listed first. For more newspapers, including historical archives, please visit Articles & Databases.

California Historical Newspapers (NewsBank)

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.

San Francisco Business Times

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

San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle, Historical & Recent (Newsbank)

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.

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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 (ProQuest)

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.


New York Times

New York Times Online (In-Library Access)

Access the online version of New York Times, courtesy of the California State Library. Note: Some sections are only available to paid subscribers.



PressReader (ProQuest)

Just added: The Economist. 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.


Russian Central Newspapers (Eastview)

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

US Newsstream (ProQuest)

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.

The Wall Street Journal, Eastern Edition (ProQuest)

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

The Washington Post (Gale)

Major U.S. newspaper covering local, national, and world news, 1980 to present.


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Bay Area Consumers’ Checkbook

Nonprofit consumer organization providing information to help consumers make smarter choices. Checkbook surveys consumers and evaluates the quality and prices of local services and products.

Consumer Reports (Flipster)

Get unbiased ratings and reviews for 9000+ products and services from Consumer Reports, plus trusted advice and in-depth reporting. Also available: Consumer Reports (EBSCO MasterFILE), full text.

Flipster Digital Magazines (EBSCO)

SERVICE NOTE: Flipster does not work on Mac computers running Catalina OS. Flipster's development team is currently looking into a solution.

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

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Rock's Backpages

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

Kono Digital

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

Qikan, Chinese Magazines

Qikan Chinese Magazines (Dragonsource)

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