Find Newspaper & Magazine Articles

Find articles and information in a huge range of magazines and newspapers, without any fee for access.

Magazine articles

  • General OneFile (formerly General Reference Center Gold) Search by author, title, or subject in a huge range of popular magazines, including Adweek, Barron’s, Consumer Reports, Cosmopolitan, Jet, Men’s Health, and the New England Journal of Medicine. Some articles have complete text. For access: Type in all 14 digits of your Champaign library card number. (No card? Use this at the library.)
  • Consumer Reports.org, home use | in-library use See the trusted product reviews of Consumer Reports online without paying the subscription fee. For access: Type in all 14 digits of your Champaign library card number. (No card? Use this at the library.)
  • Zinio Digital Magazines Champaign library card holders have unlimited access to full digital copies of dozens of popular magazines, for page-by-page viewing on a computer, tablet, or mobile device. Subscribe to as many titles as you wish, and keep them as long as you'd like.
    You can magnify the page; link from the table of contents directly to articles; and print. Some titles have video content.
    For access: Use your Champaign library card number to create an account to access our digital magazine collection. You'll also create a Zinio account to use the Zinio magazine reader. Digital magazines were purchased with support from the Champaign Public Library Friends.
    For help: See our step-by-step instructions (PDF).

Newspaper articles

  • Newsstand, home use | in-library use  Search more than 800 national, state, and local newspapers including the Chicago Tribune, New York Times, and the News-Gazette. For access: Type in all 14 digits of your Champaign library card number. (No card? Use this at the library.)
  • News-Gazette (via Newsstand), home use | in-library use For access: Type in all 14 digits of your library card number.  (No card? Use this at the library.)
  • New York Times (via Newsstand), home use | in-library use For access: Type in all 14 digits of your library card number.  (No card? Use this at the library.)
  • Wall Street Journal Online (via Newsstand) home use | in-library use Sponsored by Busey See articles from the eastern edition of the Wall Street Journal issue by issue, or search topics from today back to 1984. Save a search, and any new articles on the same topic will be emailed to you. Instant translation into 11 languages including Chinese, Spanish, Russian. For access: Type in all 14 digits of your library card number.  (No card? Use this at the library.)
  • General OneFile (formerly General Reference Center Gold) Search a huge range of publications, including the Chicago Tribune and New York Times, by author, title, or subject. Many articles have complete text. For access: Type in all 14 digits of your Champaign library card number. (No card? Use this at the library.)