Newspapers and magazines online

ProquestNewLooking for searchable, full-text articles from the Spokesman Review and other newspapers? How about articles from popular magazines such as Newsweek or Variety? ProQuest, our online newspaper and magazine resource, has been updated with a new interface with a cleaner and more flexible design which will make it easier to access on tablets and phones. You can do a quick keyword search for your topics or browse subjects. Choose the Spokane and Western Newspapers button to search the Spokesman Review and the Spokane Journal of Business from 1994 to present. The New York Times and Wall Street Journal can also be found in ProQuest.

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Library Apps

bookmyneMost people have a smartphone or tablet that will install apps. Did you know the library offers many possible apps that will let you view library materials, look up magazine articles, or check your library account? BookMyne is a mobile version of our catalog that makes it easy to place holds and manage your account. Our downloadable materials – ebooks, video, magazines, audiobooks, music – can be accessed through apps such as OverDrive, hoopla, Zinio, OneClickdigital, and Freegal. Do your research through your tablet by downloading the Reference USA or Gale Cengage Learning apps. You can even print to library printers through the PrinterOn app.

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Health updates for parents and overseas travelers

With the start of school just around the corner, a new alert regarding head lice treatment advises parents to visit their doctor before going to the drugstore. Read this important news release here. More information is available from the US Center for Disease Control about head lice and other common parasites.

If you are planning overseas travel soon, checkout the library for the newest edition of the CDC’s Health Information for International Travel, at 613 Health.