Newspapers and Magazines (aka periodicals, journals and scholarly  communications)

Zinio Digital Magazines


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If you want your Zinio on your mobile device:
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Download the Zinio for Libraries app for Android from the Google Play Store
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Zinio is provided by the Canton Public Library

Online Newspaper Archives
Boston Globe    

The full text of the Boston Globe searchable 1980-present

New York Times   

The full text of the New York Times searchable 1985-present
MBLC Funding



Online Periodicals and Journals
Academic OneFile 

Abstracts and Full Text content and citations from ~18967 scholarly publications, many peer-reviewed

 General OneFile 

Abstracts and Full Text content and citations from ~14952 publications
MBLC Funding



Newspapers and Magazines on Microfilm


A microfilm machine is available in the Reference Room available in the Reference room. Print, scan to file, and save images to  flash drive or email. There is no charge for this service but staff should be consulted before using the equipment.  Available microfilm includes the Canton Citizen, Canton Journal, some Canton vital records, back issues of some magazines etc. You may bring in your own microfilm to view and print.  We can locate local obituaries for you if you can provide an approximate date.


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Magazine Subscriptions in Print

The Library subscribes to over 100 popular magazines and several local, regional, and national newspapers, located in the Periodical's Room on the Washington St. side of the building. Business journals and news publications are located in the Business Section of the Reference Room.  There are also recent issues of teen magazines in the Teen area.

See our complete list of Subscriptions