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Newspapers and Magazines: Magazines & Journals

Current and archived content from newspapers, newswires, transcripts, business journals, magazines, and other publications all from NewsBank's Research Collection. Popular Magazines can be searched via the Library databases - Student Research Center.

Flipster - Digital Magazines from the Library


Titles available on Flipster
American Craft, Atlantic Monthly, Bicycling, Clean Eating, Consumer Reports, Consumer Reports Buying Guide, Cooking Light, Cosmopolitan, Discovery Girls, Essence, Food Network Magazine, Good Housekeeping, Health, High Five Bilingue, HGTV Magazine, InStyle, Men's Health, Muse, New Yorker, NYLON, O,The Oprah Magazine, People, Popular Photography, Popular Science, Ranger Rick, Real Simple, Rodale's Organic Life, Runner's World, Southern Living, Sunset, Us Weekly, Vegetarian Times, and Wired.

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Find Magazines in the Library's Databases

Men's HealthMoneyNewsweekPopular ScienceGolf
The NationPopular MechanicsSmithsonianCivil War Times

Publication Finder - Use the Publication Finder search tool to see where the online journal, magazine, or newspaper, is located.

Find the full-text sources within the Library's EBSCO database subscriptions.

You will need a Contra Costa County Library card to access many of the magazines on this site.  Don't have a card?  You can apply online now for an e-card and start using these resources today!

America's News Magazines (NewsBank)

For access to current and archived content from local, national, and international newspapers, newswires, transcripts, business journals, magazines, and other publications, see Newspaper Guide.

TIME Magazine


Sports Illustrated Magazine

Sports Illustrated

Google Magazines

BillboardA rich archive of magazines that are digitized and available from Google Books, including titles like  Life and Old House - Journal --several thousand general interest, scholarly, and trade journals.  There is generally a 6 month to 1 year delay after the print version comes out. Access the list of magazines available through Google.

LIFE - Photo Archive

LIFE Photo Archive
Search for people, places, events, sports, and culture.
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High School Research and Beyond

The Student Research Center is a database offering 140+ full-text middle school magazines. 500+ full-text high school magazines and expanded full-text backfiles (to 1975) for key magazines.

Elementary School

Kids Search provides full text for 80+ popular magazines for elementary school research.

Online Magazines on the Web

Free Online Full-Text Scholarly Articles

HighWire Press
From Stanford University; Researchers, students, and other scholars seeking the best online research from a vast database of full-text scholarly, high-impact materials from over five million articles.

Free Medical Journals

Science Daily
Online magazine and Web portal devoted to science, technology, and medicine.

JSTOR Early Journal Articles
Selection of journal materials published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere. It includes discourse and scholarship in the arts and humanities, economics and politics, and in mathematics and other sciences - nearly 500,000 articles from more than 200 journals. It was uploaded to the Internet Archive in 2013.