Stay up-to-date and well-informed with Ottawa Library's extensive collection of Magazines & Newspapers, available both in our physical library and online. Whether you prefer the tangible experience of flipping through the pages of a magazine or accessing news on the go, we've got you covered. In our library, you'll find a diverse selection of magazines covering a wide range of interests, from fashion and hobbies to current events and science. If you're looking for the latest news, our online newspaper resources provide instant access to local, national, and international headlines. Stay connected to the world and explore your passions with the convenience and variety offered by Ottawa Library's Magazines & Newspapers collection.
America’s News is a powerful online resource that empowers patrons to explore a diverse range of popular topics including business, health, politics, careers, entrepreneurship, and much more. With current content and archives back to the 1980s from more than 3,670 U.S. news sources, it is the most comprehensive domestic news resource available. America's News features national, regional, and local news content allowing patrons to access multiple perspectives on practically any issue, person, or event across the country.
Black Life in America
Black Life in America—a unique digital archive of news media—presents the broad sweep of African American history in ways no textbook or other online resource can match. By offering balanced coverage from diverse sources published from 1704 through the present day, this multi-disciplinary resource is crucial for the study and interpretation of historical and current events.
Local History, Periodicals, News
Flipster®, the next-gen digital newsstand now offers content across all of your favorite devices. With access to the top magazines combined with an easy-to-use interface, Flipster offers users a unique reading experience that can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere.
Periodicals, News, Culture & Society, Apps
The Internet Archive is an American digital library founded on May 10, 1996, and chaired by free information advocate Brewster Kahle. It provides free access to collections of digitized materials like websites, software applications, music, audiovisual and print materials. The Archive is also an activist organization, advocating a free and open Internet. As of January 1, 2023, the Internet Archive holds more than 36 million print materials, 11.6 million pieces of audiovisual content, 2.5 million software programs, 15 million audio files, 4.5 million images, 251 thousand concerts, and over 808 billion web pages in its Wayback Machine.
Online Learning, News, Computers & Technology
Kansas Digital Newspapers
Accessible anywhere. The Kansas Digital Newspapers program, managed by the Kansas State Historical Society, makes over 3 million Kansas newspapers freely available online
Periodicals, Government, News
Archive - Children's Library
Books for children from around the world. From the University of California Libraries (list), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection, the National Yiddish Book Center, the New York Public Library, the International Children's Digital Library, and other libraries.
Online Learning, News, Computers & Technology
The Chronicling America project offers a searchable U.S. Newspaper Directory which can be narrowed by geographic coverage, date, language, ethnicity, and labor press (i.e., published for readers of a particular occupation or political philosophy, such as coal miners, dairy farmers, and/or socialists). Chronicling America also offers free access to a handful of digitized Kansas newspapers (such as the Kansas Herald of Freedom).
Local History, News, Periodicals, Government
Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1704 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information, and potentially unknown family members. Includes deep coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid-1900s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7.
Culture & Society, Genealogy, Local History, Periodicals
Issues & Controversies
To help students, researchers, and readers understand the critical issues we face today, Issues & Controversies explores and analyzes hundreds of hot topics in politics, business, government, crime, law, energy, education, health, family, science, foreign policy, race, rights, society, and culture. Updated weekly, with a wire-service newsfeed providing the latest headline stories, Issues & Controversies offers in-depth articles designed to inspire thought-provoking debates and research papers.
Culture & Society, News, State Library
Today’s Science features thousands of original articles written by scientists and science journalists in easy-to-understand language, based on the most current peer-reviewed journal articles. The in-depth coverage spans important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology.
News, Online Learning, State Library