Reference

Magazines

Categories

* Analysis & Media Watching
* Art
* Business
* Computers
* Fashion
* Film
* Geography and Travel
* Health
* History
* Literature
* Magazine archives and indexes
* Music
* Opinion and Commentary
* Photography
* Science
* Sports
* Transport

Sites

* Dragonsource
Hundreds of popular Chinese-language eMagazines for online reading. Topics range from business and economics to family, fashion, entertainment, film and travel.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* FindNZarticles
Index to magazines newspapers and journals. Includes records from the Papers index - Christchurch City Libraries, Southern regional news index - Dunedin Public Libraries, Publications database - Landcare Research NZ Ltd and Index New Zealand - National Library of New Zealand, and other New Zealand Science indexes, and Te Ao Hou, Te Māori and Te Kaunihera Māori. Index only.
* National Geographic Virtual Library
Access to the digital archive of the world-renowned magazine National Geographic. Coverage is from 1888 onwards up until the most recent issues. This resource includes National Geographic: Kids and National Geographic: People, Animals and the World.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Popular Magazines
Articles from the most searched for magazine titles based on searches performed by library customers. Titles range from Time, National Geographic, Newsweek and Fortune to Vanity Fair, Men's Health and Sports Illustrated.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* Serials A2Z
Find magazines, journals or newspaper articles in our electronic journals and serials by browsing an A to Z listing, searching for a title, or browsing a subject.
* Zinio for libraries
Access hundreds of popular eMagazines covering a range of subjects. These magazines are replicas of their print version and include New Zealand titles.
Access this with your library card number and PIN, or at our libraries.
* American Libraries
The magazine of the American Library Association
* Antarctic - The Journal of the New Zealand Antarctic Society
Antarctic is the flagship publication of the Society. Antarctic, is unique in that it is the only non-biased magazine in the world that covers current international activities in Antarctica. The first issue was printed in 1956.
* Ariadne
The Web magazine, Ariadne, is aimed principally at information science professionals in academia, and also to interested lay people both in and beyond the Higher Education community. Its main geographic focus is the UK, but it is widely read in the US and worldwide.
* Asiaweek
ASIAWEEK ceased publication with its Dec. 7, 2001 issue, but its online archives are still available and fully searchable covering Asian affairs from the mid 90's to 2001.
* Bride & Groom
Bride & Groom is New Zealand's No.1 wedding magazine and the essential guide for couples planning their wedding and honeymoon.
* Choice
Selections from the magazine and other consumer information. Most reports require payment. From Australian Consumers' Association
* City Journal
New York based urban-policy magazine
* Consumer Online
From the Consumers' Institute. Offers some free content from the magazine. Most requires paid subscription or on a pay-per-view basis. Includes an listing of public issues
* Contemporary
* Cosmopolitan magazine.
* Current Cites
A team of librarians and library staff monitors information technology literature in both print and digital forms, each month selecting only the best items to annotate for this free publication. The resulting issue of 8-12 annotated citations of current literature is emailed to a mailing list and is available as an RSS feed.
* D-Lib Magazine
* Foreign Policy
award-winning magazine of global politics, economics, and ideas. Published by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
* ForteanTimes
Companion to a "monthly magazine of news, reviews and research on strange phenomena and experiences, curiosities, prodigies and portents. It was founded in 1973 to continue the work of Charles Fort," a man "skeptical about scientific explanations."
* The Free Radical
Home page for magazines. Features some articles online.
* Harper’s Magazine
Harper's Magazine, the oldest general interest monthly in America, explores the issues that drive our national conversation through such celebrated features as Readings, Annotation, and Findings, as well as the iconic Harper's Index. With its emphasis on fine writing and original thought Harper's Magazine provides readers with a unique perspective on politics, society, the environment, and culture.
* Heritage New Zealand magazine
Selected articles. From the New Zealand Historic Places Trust.
* Idealog
The magazine of New Zealand creative business, ideas and innovation.
* Jewish Journal Los Angeles
* Journal of Radical Librarianship
Journal of Radical Librarianship is an open access journal publishing high quality, rigorously reviewed and innovative scholarly work in the field of radical librarianship. It also publishes non-peer-reviewed commentary and reviews. The scope of the journal is any work that contributes to a discourse around critical library and information theory and practice.
* Journal of the Polynesian Society 1892 - 1953
The early issues of the Journal contain a rich repository of indigenous texts and traditions contributed by Pacific peoples, as well as by missionaries and other sojourners, often published in local languages with English translations. Digitised as a collaboration between the University of Auckland Library and the Polynesian Society.
* Library Journal
* Library Life
Newsletter of LIANZA, the Library and Information Association of New Zealand Aotearoa.
* LibUX
Library User Experience podcast and mailing list.
* Life
* Listener
Selected articles from the popular New Zealand current affairs, arts and entertainment weekly. Online articles from the arts, books and opinion sections
* Littlies
Littlies is a magazine and website for Kiwi parents. Offers practical parenting advice - full of relevant and realistic parenting information from leading experts, for parents of children of all ages and stages of pregnancy, babies, toddlers and preschoolers.
* Macleans.ca
* MAI Journal
MAI Journal is an open access journal that publishes multidisciplinary peer-reviewed articles that critically analyse and address indigenous and Pacific issues in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand. MAI Journal publishes two issues per year, the first in May and the second in December. MAI Journal is only published online. We aim to publish scholarly articles that substantively engage with intellectual indigenous scholarship.
* Manaonline
Website for Mana magazine which includes recipes, activities for kids, and the editorial from the magazine's latest issue.
* MiNDFOOD
Exploring a unique perspective on breaking news, articles and media for Smart Thinkers - news, society, health and wellness, environment, culture, travel and food, shopping, lifestyle and much more.
* The Mirror
The Mirror is a bi-monthly magazine which looks at the social, spiritual, political and environmental issues in our world. Man's inhumanity to man, environmental carelessness, spiritual and community isolation and the greed factor are all considered as we share with compassion our suggestions for a more peaceful way of life for all peoples of our world.
* Mother Jones
MoJo Wire - US Politics and Activism. With a searchable archive
* Ms. Magazine
Award-winning magazine recognised internationally as the media expert on issues relating to women’s status, women’s rights, and women’s points of view.
* New Internationalist
The New Internationalist exists to report on the issues of inequality and world poverty. As well as selections from the latest issue, there are selected articles back to 1993.
* New York Magazine
* New York Observer
* New York Press
* New York Times Magazine
requires free registration
* New Zealand Geographic
Selected articles from the print magazine.
* New Zealand Woman's Weekly
* Newsweek
Offers an eclectic selection online from the weekly news magazine
* NZ Chinese Journals
Features the Man Sing Times (1921-1922), New Zealand Chinese Growers Monthly Journal (1949-1972) and New Zealand Chinese Weekly News (1937-1946). Collectively these periodicals cover some 50 years of Chinese New Zealand history. They provide an insight into the political, economic, linguistic, historical and social life of the Chinese New Zealand community. Digitised by Auckland City Libraries
* Organic NZ magazine
Magazine of The Soil & Health Association, NZ.
* Private Eye
The English Satirical Paper.
* Public Libraries Online
* Salient
* School Library Journal
* The Skeptic
* Slynkey.com
* Social policy journal of New Zealand Te Puna Whakaaro
The Social Policy Journal is published twice yearly by the Ministry of Social Development to contribute to the development of public debate on social policy issues.
* Social Work Now Te Puna Whakaaro
Social Work Now is the professional practice journal of Child, Youth and Family and is published three times a year (April, August and December). Its focus is on articles about social work practice and theory as they relate to children, young people, families and whanau.
* Sojourners Magazine
"Rooted in the solid ground of prophetic biblical tradition, Sojourners is a progressive Christian voice that preaches not political correctness but compassion, community, and commitment."
* The Spectator
* Te Karaka
Recent issues of Ngāi Tahu magazine Te Karaka online.
* The New Inquiry
"The New Inquiry is a space for discussion that aspires to enrich cultural and public life by putting all available resources - both digital and material - toward the promotion and exploration of ideas."
* The Shed mag
The Shed is a magazine focused on the legion of Kiwis who tinker in their sheds or garages. Limited content is freely available online.
* Think
Think is edited by Stephen Law and published three times each year. The central aim of Think is to provide to a very wide audience - including schools, colleges and the general public - highly accessible and engaging writing by philosophers pre-eminent in their fields.
* Time
* Tots to Teens
* Trends
TrendsIdeas.com is a showcase of home and commercial design ideas. You will find hundreds of videos, thousands of articles and tens of thousands of high quality images.
* UNESCO Courier
articles about topics linked to each one of UNESCO's fields of activity - education, culture, communication, the social and exact sciences
* UNESCO Sources
is the monthly information magazine of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
* Utne Reader
reprints the best articles from over 2,000 alternative media sources bringing you the latest ideas and trends emerging in our culture
* Wilson Quarterly
"the newsmagazine of the world of ideas." From the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.