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Magazines and Journals

Heartland Community College understands that access to resources is vital to education. Heartland Library meets your information needs by providing thousands of full-text articles from popular magazines and scholarly journals.

How can I find the magazine and academic journal articles I need for my research?*

Choose the database that is good for your topic and enter your search terms. For best results, check the "Full Text" box. If you know the title of the magazine you are looking for, use the full-text journals list.

Note: These resources are only available to current students and employees through myHeartland or on campus in the Open Computing Lab.

*The following online journal databases will not be available starting July 1:

  • Communication & Mass Media Complete
  • Encyclopedia Britannica
  • Historical Abstracts
  • JSTOR Arts & Sciences collections 1, 4, 6, 9, and 10
  • Lexis Nexis
  • Oxford English Dictionary
  • ProQuest

If you link to articles in these databases or if you created accounts and saved materials, you will no longer be able to access them.

Please contact Rachelle Stivers, Library Director, at rachelle.stivers@heartland.edu or 309-268-8274 with questions.

Heartland Magazine and Journal Database Subscriptions
Database Full text Good for... Provider
Academic Search Complete Some General EBSCOHost
Business All Business Lexis Nexis
Business Source Elite Some Business EBSCOHost
Career and Technical Education Some Professional, technical info ProQuest
CINAHL Complete Some Nursing, health EBSCOHost
Communications and Mass Media* Some Journalism, communications, mass media EBSCOHost
CQ Researcher All Pro/con, hot topics CQ Researcher
ERIC Some Education EBSCOHost
HealthSource (Consumer edition) Some Health for consumers EBSCOHost
HealthSource (Nursing/Academic) Some Health for nursing students & faculty EBSCOHost
Historical Abstracts with Full Text* All History EBSCOHost
JSTOR* Some History, humanities, math JSTOR
Lexis Nexis Academic* All News, business, legal and people Lexis Nexis
Literary Reference Center All Literary criticism, author biographies, plot summaries EBSCOHost
MEDLINE with full text All Nursing, medicine EBSCOHost
Milestone Documents in History All History, includes primary documents, analysis and essays Salem
Military & Government Collection Some Current news of military and government interest EBSCOHost
Points of View All Pro/con, hot topics EBSCOHost
Primary Search Some Research for elementary school kids EBSCOHost
Professional Development Some Articles for professional educators EBSCOHost
ProQuest* Some Vocational and technical ProQuest
Social Science Index Some Sociology, marriage & family, criminology, and communications EBSCOHost