The 1960s

A guide to researching the 1960s

What is the Popular Press?

The "Popular Press" includes magazines and newspapers intended for the general public. This would include titles such as Time, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, Ladies Home Journal, the New Yorker, etc.

If you can't find the full-text, contact us for interlibrary loan. Copy and past the entire citation into the form.

Please note that interlibrary loan can take from 3 days to 2 weeks to arrive. Also, because these are historical publications, they may not be readily available. Do not base your entire research paper on receiving these articles.

Boston Public Library eResources

eResources available through the Boston Public Library

BPL eCards are virtual library cards that allow users immediate entry to all of Boston Public Library's remotely-accessible electronic resources, including magazine databases, downloadable audio, video, eBooks, and music.

Students living in Massachusetts while attending school are eligible for a card. Click here to sign up for one.

Save your ecard number and PIN on your computer for quick access.