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Resources: Newspapers and Magazines

On-site Resources

A variety of helpful equipment, archives and services are available at your local Marathon County Public Library! Some resources are only available at certain MCPL locations, as noted below.

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Magazines and Newspapers

The following magazines and newspapers are currently offered in printed form at the specified MCPL locations.  These subscriptions are subject to change without notice; contact us for the latest information. Newspapers and the most recent issue of each magazine are available for reading in the library only. Magazine back... Newspapers and Magazines MCPL On-site

Microfilm Archives

Microfilm archives of Marathon County newspapers from the late 1800s onward (primarily the Wausau Daily Herald) are available at MCPL Wausau, plus digital microform viewers with options to scan or print articles. Additionally, MCPL Mosinee has micofilm of the Mosinee Times and a digital microform viewer. MCPL On-site Genealogy Newspapers and Magazines

Online Resources

The following are databases to which the library has subscribed and websites that are affiliated with the library or host library-owned content. For an A-Z listing of all online resources, click here.

Wausau Daily Herald Archive

This online archive contains the full-text article content of the Wausau Daily Herald from 1999 through yesterday. Excludes images and advertisements. The first few years of this index may not include all articles; if you can't find what you seek, you can search our microfilm archive. For exact duplicates of printed articles and other searches via... (read more) Genealogy MCPL Newspapers and Magazines Online

Consumer Reports

Reviews and comparisons of consumer products and services based on reporting and test results. Use keywords to search multiple issues at once, or view individual issues using the 'refine your search' options. (Click 'see more' and specify the date of the issue in question.) BadgerLink Newspapers and Magazines Online

Access Newspaper Archive

NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the largest historical newspaper database online, contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1607 to present. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content. Newspapers and Magazines BadgerLink Genealogy Online
EBSCOhost

EBSCOhost

Multiple databases of magazines, journals, newspapers, images and reference resources covering education, health, business and general areas of interest. BadgerLink Newspapers and Magazines Small Business Online

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers.  Covers 250 Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago. Each newspaper is available cover to cover in a searchable PDF format. Newspapers and Magazines BadgerLink Genealogy Online
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Popular Magazines in BadgerLink

A variety of current, popular magazines are available for free online viewing via EBSCOhost! Online Newspapers and Magazines BadgerLink
Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source Plus includes over 1,500 full-text newspapers and newswires, providing more than 27 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 583,100 television and radio news transcripts, videos and podcasts. Nine Wisconsin newspapers are included. BadgerLink Newspapers and Magazines Online

Regional Business News

This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States. BadgerLink Newspapers and Magazines Online
MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier

Full text general reference publications, periodicals, reference books, primary source documents covering virtually every subject area of general interest; includes photos, maps and flags. BadgerLink Newspapers and Magazines Online

Newswires

Provides near real-time access to top world-wide news via Associated Press, United Press International, and others. BadgerLink Newspapers and Magazines Online

Web Resources

The following are third-party websites suggested by library staff for your consideration. Use at your own risk; these sites are not controlled or monitored by the library.

Appleton Post-Crescent

News, community, entertainment, yellow pages and classifieds for Appleton, Wisconsin. Web Newspapers and Magazines

Chronicaling America: Historic American Newspapers

Search America's historic newspapers from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.   Web Newspapers and Magazines

Digital Public Library of America

The DPLA offers a single point of free, open access to millions of items — photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images and more — from libraries, archives and museums around the United States. Users can browse and search the DPLA’s collections by timeline, map, format and topic. Web History Music Newspapers and Magazines

Green Bay Press-Gazette

News, community, entertainment, yellow pages and classifieds for Green Bay, Wisconsin. Web Newspapers and Magazines

Marshfield News-Herald

News, community, entertainment, yellow pages and classifieds for Marshfield, Wisconsin. Web Newspapers and Magazines

Stevens Point Journal

News, community, entertainment, yellow pages and classifieds for Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Web Newspapers and Magazines

U.S. Newspaper List

Provides links to the websites of most newspapers in the United States. (In most cases, news stories are only freely available online for several weeks to a month.) Web Newspapers and Magazines

Wausau Daily Herald

News, community, entertainment, yellow pages and classifieds for Wausau, Wisconsin, and surrounding communities. Web Newspapers and Magazines

Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune

News, community, entertainment, yellow pages and classifieds for Appleton, Wisconsin. Web Newspapers and Magazines