Magazines and Journals

Scholarly resource provides indexing and abstracts for more than 8,300 journals, with full text for more than 4,500 of those titles. PDF back files to 1975 or further are available for well over one hundred journals.

Rhode Island’s Statewide Reference Resource Center.

Online archive featuring keyword searchable local history collections. Includes Cranston Herald and other historic newspapers from 1885-1975. Additional newspaper archives from 1976-2020 are available separately from inside the library only. Powered by Advantage Preservation and funded by the Champlin Foundation.

Digital archive of Cranston Herald and other historic local newspapers from 1976-2020. Must be accessed from inside the library. Additional archives from 1885-1975 available separatelyPowered by Advantage Preservation and funded by the Champlin Foundation.

DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals.

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Provides access to education literature and resources included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index. Contains more than 1,243,000 records and links to more than 224,000 full-text documents from ERIC.

Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favorite magazines on your computer or mobile device.

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Literary Reference Center (LRC) is a comprehensive literary reference database, which provides users with a broad spectrum of reference information from antiquity to the present day. It combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources not available anywhere else. LRC contains detailed information on the most studied authors and their works.

Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for nearly 1,700 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also contains full text for nearly 500 reference books and over 164,400 primary source documents, as well as an Image Collection of over 502,000 photos, maps & flags. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.

Points of View Reference Center™ is a full-text database designed to provide students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. The database provides more than 280 topics, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

Archive of the Bridge, the Pawtuxet Village Association's official newsletter from 1986 - present.  Search articles and photos documenting the history of the Pawtuxet Village National Historic District.