Magazines and Newspapers


Go paperless! Stay on top of current events with our digital magazine and newspaper collections. Perfect for reading on the go. Great for commuting or taking on vacation.

Looking for our magazines and newspapers in print? Visit the Newsroom on the 2nd floor, a space where you will find 200+ magazines and over 20 newspapers.


 

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Libby/Overdrive offers a curated collection of ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines with a focus on quality selections that meet the diverse reading and listening preferences of the Princeton community.

Access Libby/Overdrive


 

Specifics

  • Available on computer and mobile devices; sync across devices.
  • Search for titles, checkout/borrow on the Princeton Overdrive website or through the Libby app.
  • Unlimited number of  magazine checkouts, does not count towards the 5 checkout limit.
  • Check out for a maximum of 21 days.
  • No overdue fees; return when finished or items will auto-return at due date.

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Getting Started

Highlights and Accessibility Features

  • Hundreds of popular magazines such as The New Yorker, The Economist, Bon Appetit and more
  • Replaces RBDigital for digital magazine access
  • Includes world language periodicals such as “l’Express” and “Paris Match”
  • Children’s titles such as “Highlights for Children” and “Highlights High Five”
  • Compatible with native screen readers to navigate the app and browse for content
  • Use “Reading Settings” to change font size, such as OpenDyslexic font or lighting.
  • To define words in Libby, tap and hold the word until the menu pops up. Or use a dictionary in languages other than English.

 

The New York Times provides the latest coverage of business, politics, news of the world, entertainment, arts, sports and more.


IN-LIBRARY ACCESS 

When open, the library provides access inside the library for all visitors, on your computer or device or on ours.

  • Visit nytimes.com/register 
  • Create a personal account using your email address and password of your choice.

 

REMOTE ACCESS

  • PPL library card required.
  • Visit nytimes.com/register 
  • Create a personal account using your email address and password of your choice.
  • Contact us to receive a special code that allows for 72 hours of access.  At the conclusion of the 72-hour period, you may re-use the same code to get another 72-hours.
  • For historical articles, try searching ProQuest Historical Newspapers: U.S. Major Dailies (1849 – 2017), which includes full-text coverage from Chicago Tribune (1849 – 1997), Los Angeles Times (1881 – 1996), The New York Times with Index (1851 – 2017), The Wall Street Journal (1889 – 2003), and The Washington Post (1877 – 2004).  Library card required.


 

The Wall Street Journal provides the latest coverage of business, politics, news of the world, entertainment, arts, sports and more.


IN-LIBRARY ACCESS 

When open, the library provides access inside the library for all visitors, on your computer or device or on ours.

 

REMOTE ACCESS

  • PPL library card required.
  • Contact us to receive a special link that provides 3 days of access.
  • This special link will be sent by email.
  • Click on the link and create a personal account using your email and password of your choice.
  • At the end of the 3 days, use the same link for another 3 days of access and login as an existing user with the email and password created previously.
  • Link may be used repeatedly.
  • For historical coverage, try searching ProQuest Historical Newspapers: U.S. Major Dailies (1849 – 2017), which includes full-text coverage from Chicago Tribune (1849 – 1997), Los Angeles Times (1881 – 1996), The New York Times with Index (1851 – 2017), The Wall Street Journal (1889 – 2003), and The Washington Post (1877 – 2004).  Library card required.