Magazine Articles

Away from the Library, use your Thomas Ford Library card number to access these websites.

Consumer Reports

Access Consumer Reports through the library to research a variety of consumer products. Find ratings and reviews, recommended brands, product features and specifications, how well they performed under testing and pricing information.


Read a selection of popular magazines online or download them to a tablet using Flipster. Both current and back issues look just like paper editions.

MasterFILE Premier

MasterFILE Premier offers full text articles from almost 1700 publications covering a variety of topics like business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and more. It also has a collection of reference books, images, maps and flags. Use this for general information and for researching articles on a specific topic.

Biography in Context

Biography in Context includes nearly a million biographical entries links to including magazine articles, dictionaries, and encyclopedias. Great for biography reports.