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Newspapers and Magazines

RB Digital Magazines

Read magazines on the computer or on iPad, iPhone, Android devices and on Kindle Fire. No wait, no limit! Keep magazine issues as long as you’d like.

60+ popular titles to choose from including Men’s Journal, Us Weekly, Woman’s World, Shape, Better Homes & Gardens, Esquire, Cloth Paper Scissors, Food Network, ESPN, HGTV, Highlights, Cricket, National Geographic, Kiplinger’s, Newsweek, OK, MacWorld, PCWorld, and much more!  

Set up email alerts for the latest issues of your favorite titles and search for specific articles within the collection

To create an account you must click on link to the RB Digital Magazines website, select “create new account” in the upper-right corner, insert library card number and follow the prompts to create a username (your email) and a password.

 To use apps: after creating your account through the instructions above, search the app store for “RBDigital.” Download, install and open the app. Follow prompts to sign in with your email and password. 

This app is powered using the same collection as the popular digital magazine platform Zinio. This resource will replace our current digital magazine platform Flipster.

New York Times Online

Unlimited New York Times access is now available online from home and inside the library!

For access from home, click the above "New York Times Online" link to sign in with your library card and for detailed instructions about how to redeem your code for unlimited access to current and past articles.

To access the New York Times within the library, sign on to the library's Wi-Fi, navigate to and create a login. Any time you are on our network and signed into the New York Times website you will have unlimited access to current and past articles.


Instant access to the most popular magazines. With Flipster, it's simple to select your favorite digital magazines from the Flipster newsstand and start reading. Browse from this link for titles and read online or use the iPad app to download for offline reading. Watch this video to see how Flipster works for iPad. Watch this video to see how Flipster works in the web browser of your computer or tablet.


EBSCOhost includes an encyclopedia, thousands of magazine and journal articles, education resources, grade-level specific materials for schoolchildren, medical information and much, much more, EBSCOhost is very often the only database you need. EBSCO provides cloud-storage for your bookmarked articles, and allows you to email articles in addition to printing.



Search local, state, national and international news media for full-text articles with diverse source types including print and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos.  Explore a specific issues,  events or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as business, health, education, government, history, politics and more. Among the many newpapers covered by NewsBank, are The Philadelphia Inquirer (1981 - present), the Press of Atlantic City (1988 - Present) and USA Today (7/1/1987 - Present). Newsbank covers many news sources in  Pennsylvania,  New Jersey, Delaware and Florida.

Access Business News

Access up-to-the-minute local, national and global business news within a wide-ranging array of sources, including The Financial Times, Kiplinger Publications, Market Wire, World Stock Wire and hundreds more.

Access Military, Government, Defence

Keep current on America's military matters as well as veteran's affairs by browsing or searching hundreds of articles and videos from sources such as Air Force Times, Army Times, C-SPAN Video, Veteran's Life, White House: Video, and more.

Access Newswires

Feed your need for up-to-the-minute local, national and world news. Search or browse the  sources that feed news outlets , such as Associated Press Financial News, AP Entertainment, AP Sports, AP Government, Federal Register, U.S. Newswire and much more.

America's Historical Newspapers

For searching and browsing American newspapers published in three centuries, America’s Historical Newspapers is the most comprehensive online available. Continually expanding, it offers searchable digital facsimiles of thousands of titles from all 50 states. With eyewitness reporting, editorials, letters, advertisements, obituaries and much more, this acclaimed collection uniquely chronicles the evolution of American culture and daily life from 1690 to the recent past.

America's Obituaries and Death Notices


America's Obituaries & Death Notices is NewsBank's large and comprehensive collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices from around the United States. Each obituary or death notice is indexed by the name of the deceased person, to make searching easier and more precise. In addition, the text of each obituary or death notice is searchable, making it easy to find just what you're looking for using a place of residence, occupation, names of family members, or other personal information.

Regional Business News

With daily updates, Regional Business News  provides comprehensive full text for regional U.S. and Canadian business publications (including titles from Crain Communications). Regional Business News has full text for nearly 100 sources. 


Points of View Reference Center

Provides articles and information on specific topics, such as gun control, presidential elections, the death penalty, alternative medicine, etc., in order to help you support your stance on a particular issue or for you to determine your stance on an issue. Adds essay help if you are writing on the topic.




Sunday, March 18, 2018