Research Databases · Magazine & Newspaper Articles

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Cincinnati Business Courier
Includes current issues of The Cincinnati Business Courier and archives back to 1996. Also offers the Book of Lists.
Consumer Reports (EBSCO/MasterFile Premier)
Consumer Reports is an independent and nonprofit organization that provides product reviews on cars, appliances, electronics and more. Access full-text articles (1991 to present) from Consumer Reports through EBSCO/MasterFile Premier.
MasterFile Premier
Access full-text information from thousands of general reference publications covering virtually every subject area of general interest. Also includes full-text reference book, biographies, primary source documents, and an image collection of photographs, maps, and flags.
National Geographic Magazine Archive (1888-1994)
Every page and photograph from the official journal of the National Geographic Society.
New York Times Online
Through the Library's "Group Pass" account with the New York Times, Library cardholders can enjoy free and unlimited access to news stories, multimedia content, and special features on the New York Times website. Access is free but first-time users will need to create an account with the New York Times. See our NYT Group Pass webpage for instructions on getting started.
Full-text articles from the following regional newspapers: the Cincinnati Post (1990-2007), Columbus Dispatch, Toledo Blade, Cleveland Plain Dealer, and the Dayton Daily News. Also includes access to Business NewsBank.
NewsBank: Cincinnati Post (1882-1990)
This fully searchable online archive captures local history in the late 19th and 20th centuries articles from the Cincinnati Post.
Newspaper Archive
Full-text searchable articles from a wide variety of historical Ohio newspapers.
Newspaper Source
Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (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.
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
Access over 28 million articles of primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S.
Collection of databases that offer users access to full-text articles from thousands of magazines and newspapers, including The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal.
ProQuest Digitized Newspapers: The Cincinnati Enquirer Recent
The full-page images of this digitized newspaper provide genealogists, researchers and scholars with cover-to-cover access to recent newspaper content. Every page is full-text searchable. Coverage: 2010 - recent (3-month embargo).
ProQuest Digitized Newspapers: The New York Times Recent
The full-page images of this digitized newspaper provide genealogists, researchers and scholars with cover-to-cover access to recent newspaper content. Every page is full-text searchable. Coverage: 2008 - recent (3-month embargo).
ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Full-text articles from the backfile of nineteen newspapers including The Christian Science Monitor, The Los Angeles Times, the Louisville Courier Journal, The Nashville Tennessean, the Toronto Star, and The Washington Post.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Dayton Daily News (1898-1922)
Full-text articles from the backfile of The Dayton Daily News.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Indianapolis Star (1903-1922)
Full-text articles from the backfile of the Indianapolis Star
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times
Full-text and full-image articles for the complete backfile (1851–2009) of the New York Times. Digital reproductions include news stories, editorials, photographs, graphics, obituaries, legal notices, and advertisements.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Cincinnati Enquirer (1841-2009)
Full-text articles from the backfile of The Cincinnati Enquirer. Please note: The year 1885 is incomplete due to damaged microfilm.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Nashville Tennessean (1812-1922)
Full-text articles from the backfile of The Nashville Tennessean.
ProQuest: Cincinnati Enquirer (1999-current)
Access full-text articles from the Cincinnati Enquirer.
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County: Electronic Journals
The E-Journal Portal is a comprehensive list of full text journals that are available from our multiple electronic resource databases. Browse by title or search by subject category. Also includes our historical newspapers.
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