Magazines, News, & Research

Read Consumer Reports online. Use your library card number as your “Patron ID” to sign on. No password needed. Instructions can be found here.

Our digital magazine collection contains 3,000 (including foreign language) titles. Detailed instruction on accessing this collection can be found here.

vt-online-libraryVermont Online Library

A collection of magazine, journal, and newspaper indexes offering something for everyone. Enjoy full-text articles on subjects ranging from business to health. These databases are for all ages. (Access anywhere in VT; for access from another state, click the “Change Library” link on the right of the dark strip, choose NPL, and enter your barcode number.) Detailed instructions can be found here.

Historical Vermont Newspapers

Vermont newspapers have been added to! Millions of pages from Vermont newspapers dating from the 1700s through 1922 have been digitized and are now available free to state residents through the state portal. Create an account to access at:

Community Legal Information Corner (CLIC) at Vermont Law School

Offers free walk-in access to legal research databases, various legal self-help books, and Vermont legal materials. For more information or to send in questions, contact the “Ask a Law Librarian Line” at 802-831-1313 or email

Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site, Strafford, VT

Note: As a federal depository library, NPL also has hard copy reports and computer files related to the Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site; please ask staff if you wish to access them.