Reference Databases

TRL reference databases unlock a world of information from reliable, quality sources. Access full text magazines and newspapers, consumer research, auto repair manuals, and more using any device with an Internet connection.  You will need your library card number and PIN, unless you are in a Timberland Library. Don’t have a library card? Click here to sign up for one today.

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By Subject

Magazines & Newspapers

Full-text local and regional news articles by the Daily World staff from 1-20-05 to the present.

Business periodicals and newsletters focussing on trade or industry.

U.S. and international news, business, entertainment, sports, and science.

Local and regional news articles from the Centralia Chronicle, 10-31-2002 to the present.

Weekly newspaper for Washington's Long Beach peninsula, 8/5/2002 to the present.

Consumer Reports magazine website with professional and user ratings.

US news & local newspapers: Chinook Observer, Chronicle, Daily World, Olympian & Vidette.

Historical archives of international, national and local newspapers.

Daily newspaper serving Thurston County and the greater South Sound region, 1/1/2001 to the present.

Magazine and newspaper articles in all subject areas.

Magazine and newspaper articles, books, photographs and maps. (Tutorial)

Diverse mix of scholarly journals, trade publications, magazines, and newspapers.

Read popular magazines in full color and full text on your PC, tablet, or smart phone. (Tutorial

Full-text coverage of 10 major national newspapers from the 1980's to the present.

Weekly newspaper serving east Grays Harbor County 8/23/2007 to the present.


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