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Magazines-Newspapers Databases

Rhode Island’s Statewide Reference Resource Center.

Search the list of publications (top menu bar) to see Consumer Reports.  

Magazine, newspaper and professional journal articles, general reference books, primary source documents, and more. 
Includes Consumer Reports.

Read your favorite magazine.  Gardening, sports, fashion, business, news, and much more!  

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. 

Search various Newport newspapers for articles and obituaries from 1784 - 1977.  More than 500 other New England newspapers are also available, including historical Fall River papers.  Use this in the library or at home.

Full text of popular, elementary school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).  Includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, and features Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, with easy-to-read entries written specifically for kids.