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Articles - Basic Search

Search newspapers, magazines, and other trustworthy sources for articles on any topic.

Articles - In Depth Search (For high school level and up.)

Search multiple sources to find articles from magazines, journals, newspapers, books, and primary sources. Includes Academic Search Complete.

Bookan / 博看网 (中國期刊資料庫)

Full-text access to 300+ Chinese magazines. Formats available include: multi-media (original version), HTML text, audio, and a mobile version.

California Digital Newspaper Collection

A free database including scans of historical California newspapers published from 1846 to the present.

Consumer Reports (Articles via EBSCO)

Full-text articles and ratings from Consumer Reports Magazine.

Explora Complete

Get information on any topic by searching select popular magazines, newspapers, biographies, primary source documents, over 1 million images, AP videos, and references books.


Read dozens of popular eMagazines in your browser or through the Flipster app (available free through most major app stores).

Gale OneFile: News

Provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts.

Global Issues in Context

Historical documents, current viewpoints, news, country information, videos, podcasts and more provide a rich analysis of critical global issues. From Gale.

Libby App by OverDrive

Enjoy eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines by downloading and using the Libby app by OverDrive.

New York Times Online (In-Library Use)

Full access to current news and limited access to archives from NYT. New York Times digital website.

New York Times Online Home Access

Full access to current news and limited access to archives from the New York Times (NYT) digital website.


Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events from news sources spanning the U.S., including the San Jose Mercury News Historical and Current Collection. California Collection California Collection provides access to 547 California newspaper archives. Research archive databases and old news articles to help uncover California history, your genealogy and family stories.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Learn about current social issues with pro/con viewpoint essays, periodical articles, biographies, images, podcasts and more. Provided by Gale.


Recent bestsellers, popular fiction and nonfiction, and more.  Features eBooks in English, Español, 中文, 한국어, русский; (Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Russian).


PressReader contains over 7000 digital magazines and newspapers from around the world, in multiple languages. Read these eMagazines and eNewspapers in the PressReader app available on most devices' app store, or in your desktop/laptop's browser.

San José Mercury News (Newsbank) (1985-present)

Full-text articles and death notices, excluding classifieds and other ads, from the San José Mercury News. Includes articles on news/current events from other sources.

San José Mercury News Historical Archive (Newsbank) (1923-1985)

Digital access to archived issues of the San Jose Mercury News; full-page scans include articles, obituaries, classifieds, and other advertising.

San José Mercury News Home Access

Full access to current news and limited access to archives. Mercury News digital website.

San José Mercury News Online

Unlimited access to the Mercury News - In Library only

Wall Street Journal Home Access

Full access to current news and limited access to archives (4 years). Wall Street Journal digital website