Arlington Public Library Offers Digital Newspaper Collection
The Arlington Public Library is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its new digital newspaper collection. This collection is free to library patrons and is updated daily through NewsBank, an online provider of newspapers. The Library provides Web-based access to current and archived issues of seven full-text Texas newspapers, including the Arlington Citizen-Journal.
NewsBank enables library patrons to easily search and browse current and archived news articles, editorials, reviews, birth and marriage announcements, obituaries and a variety of special sections. Patrons can use this resource for general reference or to research local and national issues, events, people, government, education, arts, business, sports, real estate and much more.
The following Texas newspaper titles are available through the Arlington Public Library:
- Arlington Citizen-Journal, 2014 to current
- Austin American-Statesman, 1989 to current
- Dallas Morning News, 1984 to 2106
- El Paso Times, 1999 to current
- Fort Worth Star Telegram, 1990 to current
- Houston Chronicle, 1985 to current
- San Antonio Express-News, 1989 to current
In addition to using workstations at the library, patrons can access the collection from home through the library’s Databases page. Scroll down to the Magazines, Newspapers & Journals to see all available newspapers.
These newspapers and all other databases are also easily accessible on mobile devices through the Library’s app. Patrons can download the app through Google Play or the Apple App Store and log in with their library card number to get started.
For more information on this collection, contact the Arlington Public Library by calling (817) 459-6900 or visit https://arlingtonlibrary.org/databases to get started.