Read magazines and newspapers

There are various ways to view newspapers and magazines through the Athens Regional Library System. Access various newspapers, magazines and other publications below.

Find newspapers, magazines and other publications

ProQuest Newspapers

ProQuest Newspapers provides full-text access to thousands of national and international newspapers, including The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post.

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Access the current digital edition and full, unlimited articles of The New York Times.


Libby allows Athens-Regional Library System cardholders to download magazines, audiobooks, and ebooks for free.

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Search Consumer Reports by entering the product you wish to learn more about in the search box below (examples: cars, mattresses, washers, etc). You will be prompted for the current GALILEO password if searching from home.

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Local newspapers & publications

Online Athens/Athens Banner-Herald
Online source for Athens and northeast Georgia news. Classifieds updated daily.

Flagpole Online
“… the online edition of Athens, Georgia’s standard for art, entertainment, music, politics, clubs, events, movies and just about anything else.”

Franklin County Citizen
Online news, sports, calendars, legals, classifieds and editorials for Franklin County.

Madison County Journal
Locally owned newspaper in Madison County, printed weekly.

News from Jackson County
Covers Madison, Banks, and Jackson counties from The Jackson Herald.

Oconee Enterprise
Online news, editorials, sports, classifieds, and legals for Oconee County.

Oglethorpe Echo
Online news, editorials, sports, classifieds, and legals for Oglethorpe County.
“An independent student newspaper serving the University of Georgia community.”

Georgia news coverage