Magazines & Journals
Use the links below to access magazine and journal resources online. You can also check out our print journals and magazines at the LRC on the Ina Campus. We keep 5 years of back issues on the shelves. The latest issues are on display at the east entrance of the LRC.
America's Newspapers (includes historical content, 1690-2000)
This comprehensive collection of local, regional, national and international level news includes print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos.
Newspaper Source (EBSCO database)
Newspaper Source (updated daily via EBSCOhost) provides cover-to-cover full text for 28 U.S. and international newspapers, selected full text for 260 U.S. newspapers, and full text television & radio news transcripts.
Rend Lake College Clocktower Chronicle
RLC began publishing its' weekly news on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012. Distributed electronically and in paper-form, the weekly publication saw an approximate circulation of 3,000 - 4,000. In 2015, the publisher (Morning Sentinel) reduced circulation to roughly 400 printed copies for RLC campuses once a month.
NEWSPAPERS ON THE SHELF
The LRC subscribes to local, regional, and national newspapers. Other newspapers, such as the Benton Evening News and the Southern Illinoisan are kept for two months in the LRC and can also be found in America's Newspapers.
Historical Statistics of the United States
This Millennial Edition provides a compilation of U.S. statistics and "has long been the standard source for quantitative indicators of American history."
Statistical Abstract of the United States
This abstract is the national data book for the United States which includes social, political, and economic statistics.
US Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics
This link provides statistics and information from more than 70 agencies in the U.S. Federal Government.
STATISTICS ON THE SHELF
The LRC has the following print sources (Dewey Decimal numbers 317-320) that can be used for finding statistics:
- Old Farmer’s Almanac
- Statistical Abstract of the United States
- Statesman’s Yearbooks
- World Almanac