Articles & Databases

Explore our collection of hundreds of online resources and databases. Use our free online content to help with your research, whether it's finding a single article, tracing a family tree, learning a new language, or anything in between.

American Periodicals (1740-1940)

Library Card Required
This database contains over 1,800 magazines, journals, and newspapers published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and many other historically significant titles. Some of these titles are archived at the Center for Research Libraries (CRL). 
All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business Center
History, New York City History, United States History, Language and Literature, Performing Arts, Magazines, Journals and Serials, Historical Newspapers, U.S. Newspapers, Area and Cultural Studies, American Studies, Technology
APS Online can be searched simultaneously with the various Proquest historical newspapers including The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal.