You don’t have to pay for articles!

Don’t want to subscribe to TimesSelect just to read New York Times columnists?

Missed an NPR program or would prefer a transcript rather than the online audio?

Don’t want to buy an archived Boston Globe or Herald article when you aren’t sure it has what you need?

Your library can help, and it’s all free to use!

TimesSelect will give you 100 articles a month from the Times archive; our free databases will give you every Times newspaper since 1851.

NewsBank Newspapers  (Home Access | In Library Access)  includes:

Boston Globe, with coverage from 1980 to the present.
Boston Herald, with coverage from 7/26/1991 to the present.
New York Times, with coverage from 1/2/2000 to the present, including the Book Review and Magazine.
Republican (Springfield, MA), with coverage from 1988 to the present.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette, with coverage from 1989 to the present.

New York Times Historical Newspaper (1851-2003) 
(Home Access | In Library Access)
has full text and full image articles from 1851-2003, including digital reproductions of pages.

Academic OneFile   (Home Access | In Library Access)
contains 8,000 academic journals and general interest magazines, the majority in full-text. In addition it contains hundreds of podcasts and transcripts from NPR, CNN, and the CBC, as well as full-text New York Times content from 1995.

In the library, there’s more available in:

JSTOR, with back issues of over 600 full-text scholarly journals, and

NewspaperARCHIVE.com, with full-page newspapers from all over the U.S. and other countries,  from 1759 to 1977.

You can also browse or check out most current magazines, or read and search back issues in our collection of Ejournals.

This is just a small sample of what the library offers.  Click here for our full list of databases, and pick up a databases brochure at a Reference desk the next time you’re in the library.     

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