Online Databases

ProQuest: Patrons who are seeking access to magazines, newspapers, and articles can do research here.

Historic Newspapers in Washington: The State Library has scanned the full text of early Washington newspapers (1852-1892), including the Spokane Times and the Spokane Falls Review.  Searchable by names and keywords

Index to How to Do It Information: An index to magazine articles dating back to 1963 on plans, instructions and tips for hobby, craft and other projects.

National Geographic Indexes: Indexes publications by the National Geographic Society including National Geographic since 1888, Adventure Magazine, and National Geographic for Kids. Magazine Articles on Health: A searchable, browsable directory of magazine articles related to health topics that are available online. Topics covered include: Diet & Nutrition; Exercise & Fitness; Illness, Injury & Treatments. Updated every few days.

International Journal of Medical Sciences: International Journal of Medical Sciences is a peer-reviewed journal publishing papers of significance in all areas of medical sciences. Articles include original research papers, reviews and short research communications.

Archives West: [Formerly Northwest Digital Archives] Contains thousands of documents, called "finding aids", that describe the contents of archival collections. In most cases, reproductions of the collections themselves are not online, although in some cases the finding aids in NWDA will contain links to digital material.

Washington State Digital Archives: The Washington State Digital Archives is the nation's first archives dedicated specifically to the preservation of electronic records from both State and Local agencies that have permanent legal, fiscal or historical value


Made possible with funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services
through the Washington State Library, Office of the Secretary of State.