The Internet and digitization is a gift for anyone doing research. Access to current and
older issues of magazines and newspaper is just a click away. You can use your valid, full service Virginia Beach Public Library card to access the resources listed on this page. When asked, enter your library card number with a capital D and without spaces.Current Newspapers & Magazines
Are you looking for current events or information from magazines or newspapers? Search the resources listed here:America's Newspapers
: Local and national newspapers including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Newport News Daily Press, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and the Raleigh News and Observer.Elibrary
: Available through FinditVirginia, eLibrary is listed under Public Libraries - Magazines, News & Articles. You'll find full text and multimedia content including images, websites, e-books, and videos. Read full-text articles from thousands of magazines and newspapers. Elibrary includes photographs, maps, even television and radio transcriptsGeneral Reference Center Gold
: Articles from newspapers, reference books, and magazines on a wide range of topics.
: Provides full text, abstracts and indexing for reference, business, consumer health, general science, and multi-cultural magazines. Updated daily.
: A good resource for high school students. You can search indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
Looking for insight into historical events or need a primary source for your research? Try the resources listed below for old newspaper and magazine articles:
: From the Library of Congress, Chronicling America is a large digital collection of historic newspapers published in America between 1860 and 1922.
: If you're looking for an older issue of a magazine, Google Books might be a place to look. You can read magazines from cover to cover.
: Need the headlines from the front page? Try the Newseum's collection. It includes small town, local and globally distributed papers.Norfolk Journal and Guide
: Full-text access to first-hand accounts and coverage of politics, society and events from 1921 to 2003. This well-known black southern newspaper used a factual tone to express opinions on social injustice, encouraged blacks to vote, rallied against lynching and supported improvements to city streets and more.
Old Magazine Articles
: Need a primary source for a history paper? Try OMA! You'll find magazine pages covering many famous historical events.