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     Journals

    Atlantic
    Features current issues online alongside web-specific content on travel, literature, and politics. Coverage from 1988 to the present. Online web version provides selected articles for the latest 5 years.
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    Newsweek, Global ed.
    "Newsweek Global, an all-digital publication, will be a single, worldwide edition targeted for a highly mobile, opinion-leading audience who want to learn about world events in a sophisticated context."  Coverage from Jan. 2013 to the present.

    Click here for the magazine's previous years from Dec.1986 to Dec. 2012.
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    New Yorker
    Full text articles from a collection of intelligent, funny, and penetrating voices. Each issue has a signature mix of culture and art, business and politics, fashion and design, science and technology. Coverage from July 2, 2001 to the present.
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    Utne Reader
    Compendium of previously published articles dealing with alternative points of view. Current issue only.
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    Commonweal
    Full text articles from this independent journal of opinion edited and managed by lay Catholics. Coverage from 1992 to the present
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    America
    Full text articles from the only national Catholic weekly magazine in the United States. Coverage from 1986 to the present.
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    National Geographic
    Full text articles from a world leader in geography, cartography and exploration. Coverage from 1986 to the present (delayed 3 months).
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    American Heritage
    Full text article from the preeminent magazine of the American experience that focuses on a particular aspect of American life including The Business of America, In the News, History Happened Here, and Time Machine. Coverage from 1986 to the present
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    Smithsonian
    Full text articles from a monthly magazine that chronicles the arts, history, sciences and popular culture of the times. Coverage from 1984 to the present.
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    Time
    Full text articles presenting the top news stories of the day and current events from around the globe. Coverage from 1986 to the present (delayed 3 months).
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    Variety
    Full text articles from a recognized and respected through out the world of show business as a premier source of entertainment news. Coverage from 1988 to the present.
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     Newspapers

    Onion
    The Onion is a parody newspaper published weekly in print and online. It parodies traditional newspaper features, such as editorials, man-on-the-street interviews, and stock quotes, as well as traditional newspaper layout and dry, AP-style editorial voice.
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    New York Times
    Note: The library has subscribes to the full-text database New York Times * [1851 - up to but not including the last 2 years] Also available from Lexis-Nexis *
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     Blogs

    Drudge Report
    News that you might not find on some major corporate sites.
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    Daily Kos: State of the Nation
    Daily weblog with political analysis on US current events from a liberal perspective
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     News

    Consumer Reports
    Provides ratings, buying guides, product reviews and consumer information from the experts. Jan 1996 (Volume 61, Issue 1) - current , delayed 3 month(s)
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    Time
    Full text articles presenting the top news stories of the day and current events from around the globe. Coverage from 1986 to the present (delayed 3 months).
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    Variety
    Full text articles from a recognized and respected through out the world of show business as a premier source of entertainment news. Coverage from 1988 to the present.
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    Newsweek, Global ed.
    "Newsweek Global, an all-digital publication, will be a single, worldwide edition targeted for a highly mobile, opinion-leading audience who want to learn about world events in a sophisticated context."  Coverage from Jan. 2013 to the present.
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    U.S. News & World Report
    Full text articles on weekly basis and is generally considered to have a more right-of-center editorial point of view. Coverage from 1988 to the present.
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    Chronicle of Higher Education
    The online version of The Chronicle, published every weekday, features the complete contents of the latest issue, providing news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. Coverage includes the daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, and salary databases. Articles published since September 1989 are available.
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    Susan Ottignon is the subject librarian for Popular Reading and is available for research consultations, instruction, curricular support & purchase requests.

    sottigno Sue Ottignon
    Research Support Librarian for Languages & Literatures
    Falvey Library, Villanova University
    800 Lancaster Avenue
    Villanova , PA , 19085
    Room 220
    610-519-5184



     


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