News & Magazines

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Available through Newsbank

Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people, and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including the Helena Independent Record.

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Consumer Reports (CR) is the world's largest nonprofit product-testing organization and has been helping subscribers find better, safer products for 80+ years. Consumer Reports accepts no outside advertising and no free test samples, and employs shoppers and experts to buy and test the products reviewed.

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Explore Helena history through local news, events, and people with the Independent Record Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device. 

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The MasterFILE Complete database from Ebsco offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly regarded sources from the world’s leading publishers.

You’ll find information covering virtually every general interest subject area, including business, health, fitness, education, sports and leisure, personal finance, science, multicultural issues, DIY and fashion.

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Full text articles via Ebsco’s Newspaper Source Plus are from over 860 US and international newspapers, plus more than 857,000 TV and radio news transcripts.

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Powered by EBSCOhost for students and researchers, Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news including sources like Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire. 

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Web News

EBSCO’s Web News provides near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe. This collection includes over 14,000 feeds covering a range of business and general news topics.  End users can immediately access the full text of the web content, by following the link in the record.