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This Guide lists subscription-based publications/databases that Butler students, faculty, and staff have free access to. Use the sources to keep informed, for entertainment, or for educational purposes. Many of the sources are available as a mobile app.

How to Use this Guide

Listed here are resources that Butler students, faculty, and staff can access to keep informed, for entertainment, and for educational purposes.  Most of the licensed newspaper and magazines listed have mobile app access.  The streaming video and music databases can be enjoyed for entertainment as well as for educational purposes.

Want to watch a movie?... Streaming Film Databases

Did you know you have access?

Check out these two streaming subscription services that Butler Libraries subscribes to for feature films and motion pictures.  

Listen to Classical Music

Streaming Music Service

NML can be accessed from any computer. With the iOS and Android apps, subscribers can also access the service on the go with mobile devices.

Popular Current Sources

Hold on!

Read the description and tip notes for the sources before you click on the links - this provides important information about how to access and download the apps for the sources.

NYT Reading Tip

An easy way to get started with the NYT is to select the 'Sections' option and browse the 'Most Popular' stories - this provides a mix of articles covering world news, politics, health, science & technology, and arts & culture.

The Atlantic Access Tip

While this source is not available to institutions as an app, access The Atlantic link via your mobile browser then bookmark it or add it to your Home Screen.  Note that you will need to authenticate with your Butler login each time you access the link.

Press Reader Reading Tip

Select the 'For You' menu item to see a curated feed of articles covering:  Top Stories (U.S), Politics, Business, Tech, Health, Sports, Science, the Arts, and Entertainment.

Site License to and Mobile App Access

Set up an individual Chronicle account with our institutional subscription by following the link provided. Use your Butler email to create an account then search for 'Butler University' as your institution.  For mobile access, log into the Chronicle with your personal account on your phone, then add the site to your Home Screen.

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Sally Neal
I am the subject librarian for:

CCOM: Strategic Communication, Journalism, Sports Media, Esports, Exploratory Communication; LAS: English, Exploratory Studies.

Temporary contact for: Philosophy & Religion, Political Science

Schedule an appt. with me for research support in these disciplines.

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