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Science in the News

The library subscribes to many Science magazines:Discover, Popular Science, Scientific American, Science News, Science World.  And, the following magazines that also have related articles:National Wildlife, National Geographic, and Psychology Today.  Here are links to their sites and others. 


Newspapers at KHS

The papers to which we subscribe are listed in order from the most comprehensive and international in scope, to the most local. * indicates electronic edition available

  • Wall Street Journal
  • USA Today*
  • Philadelphia Inquirer*
  • News Journal*
  • Daily Local News
  • Chester County Press
  • Kennett Paper
  • New York Times(Electronic only)

Or, try a Google search

If you need a new source, try a google search.  You can go broad, chemistry news or chemicals. Or, more narrow, chemicals in food for example.  Watch your dates, you need an article from July-October 2017.  And, watch the title of your source which may have already appeared on this libguide. 

Newspaper and Magazine Databases

  • Science Reference Center
    From the main menu->Health/Sciences->Science Reference Center. Search on Chemistry. Sort by newest article. Some of these articles are very technical. School only.
  • Ebsco's MasterFile Main Edition via Power Library  
    From the main PL menu,choose Master File Main Edition under the Newspaper/Magazines section. "Provides full text for magazines, trade publications and periodicals covering general interest subject areas."
  • EBSCO's Newspaper Source from Power Library  
    From the Power Library menu, click on Newspaper Source under the section Newspapers/Magazines.
    "Provides the latest news from over 1,000 leading full text newspapers including extensive cover to cover for papers such as USA Today, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. In addition, this resource also features hundreds of television and radio transcripts including ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX, MSNBC, National Public Radio, PBS and more."
  • SIRS Leading Issues  
    You can search or browse this database, and sort your results by date for the most recent articles. This is a selective, as opposed to "cover to cover" database, but it has excellent coverage on most of your topics. You can also set RSS feeds so that each time a new article is added to the database on your topic, you'll receive an email.
  • Opposing Viewpoints Issues  
    Overview and news articles from a variety of sources. You can limit your searching to magazine and/or newspaper articles, too. Like SIRS, this is a selective database, as opposed to "cover to cover" like Newspaper Source and Master File.

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