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Magazines & Newspapers


Listings starting with A

America’s News

From Newsbank – Comprehensive news collection, ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national, and international levels. Includes the Libertyville Review, Vernon Hills Review, Daily Herald, and Chicago Sun-Times.


Listings starting with B

Black Life in America

From Newsbank – The experience and impact of African Americans as recorded by the news media.


Listings starting with C

Chicago Sun-Times

From Newsbank – Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online.

Chicago Tribune Historical Archive

Contains 2.5 million obituaries and death notices, front pages from 1900 through 1984, and selected articles from the newspaper’s clipping files. Paid ads are excluded.

Consumer Reports

Research before you buy, using this helpful information source. Interactive features and frequent updates make the online version even more useful than the print.


Listings starting with D

Daily Herald

From Newsbank – Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online.


Listings starting with G

General OneFile

Full-text periodicals, newspapers, major reference sources, audio and video files focusing on business, current events, popular culture, sports, and entertainment.


Listings starting with H


Listings starting with L

Libertyville Newspapers

Search or browse the Lake County Independent (1894-1906), Lake County Independent/Waukegan Weekly Sun (1906-1916), Libertyville Independent (1916-1927) and Lake County Register (1923-1927). Additional years are available on microfilm at the Cook Park Library.


Listings starting with N

New York Times

Read the current day’s paper or search for articles. Requires a one-time account set up with library card, email address and password.

Home Access
| In Library Access

Newspapers.com

An extensive database that provides online access to 4,000+ historical newspapers dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s. Contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles to small local newspapers.

Newspapers.com Library Edition

An extensive database that provides online access to 4,000+ historical newspapers dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s. Contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles to small local newspapers. For a listing of local newspapers in this database, see our Local History page.


Listings starting with P

PressReader

More than 6,000 newspapers and magazines from more than 100 countries in 60+ languages, including Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, Chicago Tribune, etc.
Mobile App Available*


Listings starting with S

SIRS Discoverer

For elementary and middle school students; includes thousands of selected magazine and newspaper articles and U.S. government documents on a wide variety of subjects and current events.


Listings starting with W

Wall Street Journal

Read the current day’s paper or search for articles. You will need to create an account and renew access every 3 days.


*When using mobile apps, first create a profile in the website version of the database, then install the app and authenticate with the library profile you created.

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