Magazines, Newspapers

Academic Search Complete 

Academic Search Complete offers an enormous collection of full-text journals, providing users access to critical information from many sources unique to this database. In addition, it includes peer-reviewed full text for STEM research, as well as for the social sciences and humanities. Scholarly content covers a broad range of important areas of academic study, including anthropology, engineering, law, sciences and more.


Alameda Times Star

This index, covering 9/15/2001 to the present, has full text local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, cultural activities, local companies and people.



The largest paid-publication subscription-based website in the world, this resource enables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for. Whether a user is looking to find the best deal on an LCD TV, or researching the top recommended used vehicles, provides ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services. 

A massive collection of digitized newspapers, magazines and images with editorialized topic pages to aid with navigation.


Flipster Digital magazines

Access Flipster digital magazines on a desktop or any mobile device. You can download the free Flipster app from either the iTunes or Google Play store.




Newsbank - Access World News

This Research Collection includes:

-         11,025 sources from around the world, including 3,091 domestic sources

-         Coverage from all 50 states and 172 countries

-         Diverse source types including web-only content, transcripts, videos- in addition to newspapers

-         With over 40 years of coverage it offers multiple perspectives and deeper coverage on issues, topics and a more complete research experience (as compared to a single title)

This collection also includes the San Francisco Chronicle Collection: Search more than 30 years of San Francisco history. Coverage from 1985 through today. Explore current and archived issues of the San Francisco Chronicle with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles, as well as content only published online.


Local Papers Clipping File (link temporarily unavailable)

Search Alameda Journal, Alameda Times Star & Alameda Sun for local articles held in our newspaper clipping files.