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Academic Search Premier

EBSCO database offering full text access to over 3900 peer-reviewed journals.

Consumer Reports

Online website for the popular magazine. Read reviews and compare ratings on cars, appliances, electronics, and more.


u200bEBSCO database offering periodicals focused on the environment and how it relates to various disciplines.

MasterFile Premier

EBSCO database offering periodicals on a variety of subjects and over 500 reference books.


Archive of local, regional, and national news.  Includes Rapid City Journal from 2000 through the current year and a variety of South Dakota publications. - RCPL Collection

Searchable database of the Rapid City Journal microfilm from 1886-2019. This resource is available within both the Downtown and North branches.

U.S. Newsstream

U.S. Newsstream provides access to the top contemporary news resources in the U.S. Includes the most recent issues of the Argus Leader, Denver Post, and Wall Street Journal, along with over 250 other titles. Also contains archives going back to the 1980s.

ProQuest Research Library

A general reference database that encompasses ProQuest Discovery and ProQuest Research Library databases. This resource contains 4000+ periodicals covering a broad range of topics.

RB Digital Magazines

*formerly Zinio Online Magazines
Sign up for an account with your Rapid City Public Library card and get access to over 50 popular magazine subscriptions. Want to read on the go? Try out the new RB Digital app, available from the App Store, Google Play, and Amazon.