Magazines and News


These subscription databases can be used remotely with an active Round Rock Public Library Card. Members of the public without library cards are welcome to use these resources on the public computers inside the library.



TexShare DatabaseRound Rock Library card holders only Explora for Public Libraries | Video Tutorial
Explora for Public Libraries searches across 20 databases and provides topic overviews for general research. Sources include magazine and newspaper articles, eBooks, encyclopedia entries, and images.
texshare_logo_tiny MasterFILE Complete
Offers full text for thousands of periodicals dating back to 1975 and covering virtually every subject area.
RBdigital allows unlimited, simultaneous use of over 90 popular magazines. Enter RBdigital through our site and create an account or log into your existing RBdigital account to check out your magazines. Then, read the content anywhere using the RBdigital app. Available for Apple and Android.

Note: Create your account first at the RBDigital website before downloading and using the app.

texshare_logo_tiny Texas Reference Center
Contains Texas magazines and journals in the fields of business, law, education, health, agriculture, natural resources, history, and many more.

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rrpl databaseAustin American Statesman
Access full-text articles from 1989 to present.
Round Rock Library card holders onlyNewsBank
NewsBank’s America’s News offers the full-text of over 2,000 newspapers and online news sources from the United States and select international
texshare_logo_tiny Newspaper Source Plus
Contains full text for over 200 regional and national U.S. and international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns and TV and radio news transcripts. offers thousands of historical national, regional, and local newspapers. International coverage includes Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, and Northern Ireland.
texshare_logo_tiny The Washington Post
Access full-text articles from 2003 to present.

Austin Business Journal
Breaking business news for the Austin area.
Community Impact
Featuring local business, transportation, education and health care news and events in the Round Rock area.
Round Rock Leader
Covering news in the Round Rock area.