An independent index of over 17,000 peer-reviewed, open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, arts and humanities. Includes journals from around the world and in a variety of languages.
Newspapers, Magazines & Journals
Over 50 magazines available in digital format free with your library card! Read popular titles like Consumer Reports, People, Sports Illustrated, Texas Highways & more in your internet browser or via the Flipster app.
TIP: When logging in on the Flipster app choose "Harris Co Public Library" instead of your local branch to make sure your library card number is recognized.
Access major U.S. and international newspapers online to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, or other fields.
Explore over a century of iconic images, photography and fascinating narratives that capture the wonder of our planet and beyond.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers is considered the gold standard in historical news databases. As the leading newspaper in the capital of Texas, the historical Austin American-Statesman provides researchers with unique insights into the political, economic, cultural, and social life of this important state, as well as the southwest U.S. from the late 19th through the 20th century. The paper has strong central Texas coverage, especially for political reporting.
Access to historical issues of The El Paso Times (1881-2009) and the The El Paso Herald Post (1896-1996). Also included is access to current issues of The El Paso Times (2010-present).
Read the Houston Chronicle online! Digital edition available from 10/24/2017-present. Text format available for issues as far back as 1985. No app, but the collection is mobile responsive for viewing on smart phones & tablets.
Local weekly publications in digital format from around the Houston area that are usually folded into the Houston Chronicle. Available dates range from 10/31/2018-present. No app, but the collection is mobile responsive for viewing on smart phones & tablets.
Access thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics & magazines all from the Libby app with your library card, iKnow card or Instant Digital Card. Includes over 5,000 titles in languages from around the world like Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Urdu, Vietnamese and more.
For Kids! Access thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks& more all from the Libby app with your library card, iKnow card or Instant Digital Card.
For Teens! Access thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics & magazines all from the Libby app with your library card, iKnow card or Instant Digital Card.
Life Magazine Archive presents an extensive collection of the famed photojournalism magazine, spanning its very first issue in November 1936 through December 2000 in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format.
The Newsweek Archive offers digital access to the full run of the US edition of Newsweek, from its launch in 1933 to 2012 (when the print edition originally ceased).*
* Due to the rarity of older print volumes, there may be small gaps (issues / pages)
Unlimited access to more than 7,000 of the world's top newspapers and magazines as soon as they're available. No download limits. Read for free with your library card in your internet browser or with the free Pressreader app.
Access to newspapers from around the state of Texas, several of which include digital image editions (Austin American-Statesman, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, San Antonio Express-News and more). Coverage varies by publication.
The Time Magazine Archive presents an extensive collection of the prominent weekly news magazine dating back to its first issue in March 1923 through December 2000, presented in a comprehensive cover-to-cover format.
Access to the most recent 90 days of Wall Street Journal (WSJ) articles. Advanced search gives you access to articles from the last 4 years.
When accessing WSJ from home, create a free account which gives you a 3 day pass. After the pass expires, start again from the link on the HCPL website and log back in with the same account details you created earlier for another 3 days worth of access.
The Wall Street Journal app is not included with the library subscription, but the site is mobile responsive so it displays well on tablets and smartphones.