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We subscribe to over 250 periodicals and hold back issues for 150 additional titles. Many full-text magazine and newspaper articles are available online from our databases.
The library subscribes to the following daily and weekly newspapers, and keeps back issues for 3 months (unless otherwise noted):
- Patriot Ledger
- Boston Globe
- Boston Herald
- New York Times
- USA Today
- Wall Street Journal
- Chinese World
- Quincy Sun (12 months)
Online Access Sept. 1968 - Dec. 2010
We can search any name or keyword across every issue of the Sun published between September 1968 to 2012, and find a digital image of the page where the information was published. Microfilm and hard copies of the paper (2012-present) are also available. Need us to do a search for you? Stop by the Main Library reference desk (top floor), call 617-376-1316 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Back Issues on Microfilm
The full range of Quincy's local newspaper, the Patriot Ledger (1837 - present) is available on microfilm. Also available is The New York Times (1851 - 2010) and the Boston Globe (1971 - 2010). Four microfilm readers are available for public use in the Main Library Reference area. Copies are 15¢ per page.
We subscribe to a variety of magazines with titles ranging from American Scholar to Glamour to Model Railroader. Find out what magazines we have in print by searching our online catalog for specific titles, or by browsing the .pdf lists below:
Magazines are kept in the Main Library Richardson building. If you are looking for back or current issues of any magazine, or for full-text articles online, please send email or call 617-376-1316.