Magazines, Newspapers & Media

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Academic Search Premier (EBSCOhost)
Full-text articles in all subject areas from all types of magazines and newspapers including scholarly publications.

Area Newspapers (website)
Contact information and links to Mahoning, Columbiana, Trumbull, western PA, and other Ohio newspapers.

Area Radio Stations and Radio Frequencies (website)
Contact information and links to Mahoning, Columbiana, Trumbull, western PA, and other Ohio newspapers.

Area Television Stations (website)
Contact information and links to Mahoning, Columbiana, Trumbull, western PA, and other Ohio newspapers.

ARRL Amateur Radio Clubs Search (website)
Amateur Radio Relay League Find-A-Club search engine to locate local ham radio clubs.

Chronicling America – Historic American Newspapers (website)
Search and read newspapers from 1836-1922 and find information about American newspapers from 1690-present.  Includes the Mahoning Dispatch (10/2/1908-9/30/1921).

Consumer Reports – MasterFile Complete (EBSCO)
Full text access to Consumer Reports magazine from 1991 onward.

Fake News, Misinformation & Propaganda (website)
Check the resources linked here to learn how to detect fact news and become media smart.

Google Newspaper Archive (website)
From 2008-2011, Google, in partnership with a number of North American newspapers, ProQuest and Heritage, digitized printed newspapers, including Youngstown’s Vindicator from 1869-2009.

JSTOR Early Journal Content (website)
This resource provides free full-text access to nearly 500,000 public domain journal articles. These are articles published in the United States before 1920 and published internationally prior to 1870.

Magazine/Newspaper Holdings (website)
Lists all magazines and newspapers owned by the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, including format – print, microfilm, microfiche, or online.

MasterFile Complete (EBSCO)
MasterFILE Complete is a daily updated, multidisciplinary database with full text for thousands of general reference publications, reference books, and primary source documents. It includes an image collection of photos, maps, and flags.

MyHeritage Library Edition (EBSCO)
This resource includes all the newspapers digitized in the Google Newspaper Archives. When you choose the Newspapers category, you can do a keyword search using the Name and Publication place fields. Note that while the Youngstown Vindicator from 1869-2009 is included, there are many poorly digitized and completely missing issues which will not be found in search results.

National Geographic Virtual Library (Gale)
This resource brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue from 1888 to the present — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.

New York Times Archives (1851-Present) (website)
Search the entire archives of the New York Times. Articles from 1851-1980 are available in pdf format (1851-1922 are free) and articles from 1981-present are available as full-text (1981-present are free). Main Library has the New York Times on microfilm from September 1851 to the present.

Newspaper Source (EBSCO)
Providing selected full text for nearly 30 national (U.S.) and international newspapers and more than 200 regional U.S. newspapers, this database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts.

NoCable.org (website)
Search by address to locate which free tv stations may be available in your area when using an antenna for television.

Ohio’s Digitized Newspapers (website)
Partnerships between the Ohio History Connection and local institutions have made many Ohio newspapers, including the Mahoning Dispatch, freely-available on Ohio Memory.

OnlineNewspapers.com (website)
Thousands of newspapers listed by country and region.

ProQuest Digitized Newspapers – Recent
Provides access from 2008 to the present for the following newspapers: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and the Washington Post.

Radio Lineup (website)
Radio Lineup is your guide to local radio stations across the United States.

Radio-Locator (website)
A radio station search engine with links to over 15,100 radio stations’ web pages and over 10,600 stations’ audio streams from radio stations in the U.S. and around the world.

Radio Reference (website)
Search for airport, government, law enforcement, fire and EMS, and hospital frequencies.

RBdigital Magazines (RBdigital)Niche Academy icon
Full digital copies of favorite magazines are now available to PLYMC cardholders with no waiting or checkout periods.

RefDesk.com – Newspapers (website)
Links to newspapers throughout the U.S. and worldwide.

Scan Ohio (website)
Provides scanner frequencies and codes at the county and state level as well as specialty frequencies

Station Index (website)
Your guide to local tv stations

TVNewsCheck-Nielsen Directory Index (website)
Listing by Nielsen Ranking of tv stations in the U.S.

TVTV.us (website)
Locale TV listings for broadcast, cable, and satellite throughout the U.S.A.