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Online Resources - Magazines & Newspapers

Indexing for magazines and newspapers with many of the articles full-text. Coverage is from general interest magazines to scholarly journals with ages ranging from children to adult.

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Reference Databases

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Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library Connect via computers inside Joplin Public Library Academic Search Elite
Provides core resource of scholarly information for academic Institutions containing full text for more than 2,100 journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals.
Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library Connect via computers inside Joplin Public Library ERIC
The Education Resource Information Center provides citations to education literature and resources.
Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library Connect via computers inside Joplin Public Library Flipster
A digital magazine service offering full-color, full-page popular magazines available 24/7 on any computer or mobile device with internet access. Over 50 titles are included.
Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library Connect via computers inside Joplin Public Library MAS Ultra - School Edition
Specifically designed for high school students incudes full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines, 85,670 biographies, over 107,000 primary source documents, more than 360 reference books, and an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags, color PDFs.
Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library Connect via computers inside Joplin Public Library MasterFILE Premier
Designed for public libraries, MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more; full text more than 500 reference books; over 107,000 primary source documents; and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.
Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library Connect via computers inside Joplin Public Library Middle Search Plus
Middle Search® Plus contains full text for more than 140 popular middle school magazines, primary source documents, reference books, and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.
Connect via computers inside Joplin Public Library Newspaper Archive
Online access to digital copies of select newspapers in Missouri, Oklahoma, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, and Minnesota. The Joplin newspapers are covered from 1898 to the present with some gaps in coverage. This database can only be accessed on computers in the Joplin Public Library.
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Provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, selective full text for more than 370 regional (U.S.) newspapers, and full-text television & radio news.
Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library Connect via computers inside Joplin Public Library Primary Search
Primary Search®, designed specifically for elementary school students contains full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines, the Encyclopedia of Animals™, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, the American Heritage® Children's Dictionary, and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.
Connect from computers outside Joplin Public Library Connect via computers inside Joplin Public Library Professional Development Collection
Professional Development Collection™ includes full text for nearly 520 high-quality education journals.