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Magazines & Newspapers

Magazines & Newspapers

Check out our magazine collection at all locations. Central Library has around 1,000 current subscriptions and tens of thousands of back issues--dating back to the 1800s.

Currently Received Newspapers

Currently Received Magazines and Journals

These lists provide the titles of all newspapers, magazines, and journals currently received by the Central Library.

To see which MPL location may own a specific newspaper, magazine, or journal and how long they keep the issues available, search the title of the publication in our online catalog, CountyCat.

Local Milwaukee News

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via Newsbank (1990 to present)
Library subscription. Available for use within City of Milwaukee libraries and by remote access to City of Milwaukee library cardholders.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via JS Online

Milwaukee Magazine | Shepherd Express

Business Milwaukee News

BizTimes | Milwaukee Business Journal

Ethnic Milwaukee News

Irish American Post | Milwaukee Community Journal | Milwaukee Courier | Milwaukee TimesSpanish Journal | Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle

Regional Milwaukee News

Bay View Compass | Catholic HeraldGreater Milwaukee Today | JS Online Communities | Riverwest Currents

MKE Periodicals | Regional Business News

Wisconsin State News

Wisconsin State Journal

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers | BadgerLink Databases | Daily Reporter | U.S. Newsstream

Historic Milwaukee News

Historic Newspapers

This local history guide provides an overview of historical Milwaukee newspaper resources available at MPL.

Historical Milwaukee News Indexes

Milwaukee Business Journal Index
An MPL-produced index to the Milwaukee Business Journal, covering the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. Additional indexing and some full-text coverage of this publication is available in the Gale Business Insights: Global subscription database (1994- ) and the Archive of Wiscsonsin Newspapers subscription database (1995- ).

Milwaukee Magazine Index
An MPL-produced index to Milwaukee Magazine, covering February 1979 through August 1995. Additional indexing for this publication (February 1995 to present) is available in EBSCOhost's Masterfile Premier subscription database.

National and International News

19th Century U.S. Newspapers | America's Obituaries & Death NoticesNewspaper Source Plus | New York Times

Magazines and Journals

America's News Magazines | EBSCOhost | All MPL Databases

Downloadable Magazines & Newspapers

This resource provides nearly 6,000 publications in over 60 languages from around the world.

OverDrive Magazines

In addition to more than 2,000 popular English language titles (Architectural Digest, Bon Appétit, Car and Driver, Cosmopolitan, GQ, Hello!, National Geographic, New Scientist, New Yorker, OK!, The Week, Us Weekly, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Woman’s World and more), there are also periodicals in Afrikaans, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Welsh and others. Use the Libby app from the Apple Store or Google Play to read on your mobile device.