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Online Resources: Magazines & Newspapers

Resources marked restricted require an Iowa City Public Library card when accessed from outside the Library, and licensing restrictions limit access to residents of Iowa City and to areas covered by contracts for library service: rural Johnson County and the cities of Hills, Lone Tree, and University Heights.

Academic Search Elite

Multi-disciplinary database containing full-text articles from over 2,000 journals.

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Offers searching and browsing of articles and journal table of contents in one database.

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Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports proves reliable data, unbiased information and more than 1,000 ratings, reviews, product comparisons and video clips. includes Cars Best Deals Plus for consumers looking for reliable information on new and used cars. Additionally, features extensive health content from Consumer Reports Online Health, which is designed to inform consumers as they navigate the health care labyrinth and seek a trusted unbiased source of information.

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CQ Weekly

Coverage of the U.S. Congress including the status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity.

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Des Moines Register

the largest circulation newspaper in the state of Iowa. Coverage from 11/27/2002 - present.

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EbscoHost Magazine Index

Multiple databases that cover a wide range of topics and which contain full-text articles, citations, and abstracts from sources such as newspapers, periodicals and newswires.

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EbscoHost Mobile

Multiple databases that cover a wide range of topics and which contain full-text articles, citations, and abstracts from sources such as newspapers, periodicals and newswires.

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GPO Monthly Catalog

Covers all types of U.S. government documents, including Congressional reports, hearings, debates, and records; judiciary materials; and documents issued by executive departments (Defense, State, Labor, Office of the President, etc.).

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Iowa City Press Citizen

Iowa City's local newspaper. Coverage from 11/13/2002 - present.

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LexisNexis Library Express

Access to over 9,500 news, business, and legal sources. News and business resources can be accessed remotely from LexisNexis. Legal resources are only available in the library.

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Local News Index

Produced by the Iowa City Public Library, provides indexing for local information in newspapers and magazines. It currently goes back to 1962 and continues retrospectively.

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MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier is a multidisciplinary database provideing full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with information dating as far back as 1975.

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New York Times

America's newspaper of record.

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The Gazette 1/1/1992 - present and a collection of 1729 U.S. newspapers and news magazines, divided by state and region.

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Newspapers from the United States and around the world.

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Full text of local newspapers from across the country, the largest historic newspaper source online.

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Provides tables of contents of papers presented at conferences worldwide.

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Proquest Newspapers

The Iowa City Press Citizen 11/27/2002 - present, The Des Moines Register 11/13/2002 - present , The New York Times 6/1/1980 - present, New York Times Magazine 1/5/1986 - present, The Wall Street Journal 1/2/1984 - present and a collection of national newspapers.

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Information on a wide variety of topics, from sources such as magazines, newspapers, biographies and book reviews.

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Wall Street Journal

Daily newspaper published by the Dow Jones & Company that focuses on business and financial news.

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