Magazines Online

In addition to magazines in print, your library card grants you access to a number of full-text magazines and journals online. Read popular ones below or visit the Michigan eLibrary for a complete list of full text titles.

  • You will need your library card number to access the articles outside of the library.
  • Questions? Email the reference librarian or call 269-553-7801.

Magazine Holdings


Bon Appétit, 2008-Present

Lifestyle magazine covering food, travel, and entertaining.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)



Cosmopolitan, 1996-Present

Lifestyle magazine for young working women. Includes general interest features, personality profiles, movie, book, and music reviews, and service editorials on beauty, fashion, home decorating, food, nutrition, diet, health, and fitness.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)



Family Handyman, 1991-Present

A monthly do-it-yourself home improvement magazine featuring home repair and remodeling information, new product reviews, new ideas, and features such as auto repair, woodworking projects, appliance repair, and answers to reader problems.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)



Good Housekeeping, 1996-Present

A consumer magazine focusing on issues for women, home and family. Regular departments include advice by Peggy Post, Hints by Heloise, and columns by Jane Bryant Quinn. Articles focus on health, beauty, relationships, fitness and interior decoration.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)



Macworld, 1993-Present

A trade and consumer magazine for users of Macintosh computers. Includes Macintosh product reviews, consumer advice, in depth features, how-to articles, tips and troubleshooting advice, and news and opinion about the industry and Apple Computer.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)



Men’s Health, 1993-Present

Men's Health helps men take control of their physical, mental and emotional lives. It is dedicated to showing men the practical and positive actions that make their lives better.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)



Mother Earth News, 1991-Present

Environmental magazine featuring activities and ideas which are based on self-sufficiency.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)



National Geographic, 1999-Present

The flagship publication of the National Geographic Society, publishing articles on interesting people, places, customs, activities and nature on a worldwide scale, with an emphasis on human involvement in a changing universe. Chronicles Society expeditions and discoveries. Excellent photography, helpful timelines, and maps accompany most articles.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)



Newsweek, 1995-Present

A news weekly that reports on current political, national and international business and economic, and cultural events. Analyzes trends in society, the arts, lifestyles, celebrities, technology, and health through articles and commentary.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)



PC World, 1991-Present

Publishes news, features, and special reports to help managers plan effectively for computer (PC) purchases and increase personal and workgroup productivity. Compares top hardware and software products in table format, including performance, vendor service, price, and overall customer satisfaction.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)



Popular Mechanics, 1996-Present

A consumer magazine with a focus on automotive topics. Also features subjects such as the outdoors, technology, and home improvement. Articles feature in-depth coverage, including detailed sketches, and how-to articles with graphic directions.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)



Popular Science, 1983-Present

A consumer publication focusing on science. Features articles on robotics, aviation and space, science and technology, computers and software, automotive and home technology, medicine and health, and electronics.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)



Prevention, 1993-Present

A consumer magazine featuring new developments in nutrition, preventive medicine, fitness, natural living and drugless therapies.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)



Smithsonian, 1983-Present

A monthly magazine that covers the arts, environment, sciences, history, and popular culture of the times, including news and stories that relate to current exhibits and events at the Smithsonian museums and elsewhere. Directed toward educated readers with diverse interests.

Provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL)