Digital Newspapers

  • Library card required National Newspapers Full-text access to five major daily newspapers: Chicago Tribune 1985-current; Los Angeles Times 1985-current; New York Times 1980-current; Wall Street Journal Eastern Edition 1984-current; and Washington Post 1987-current.
  • Library card required New York Times (1980 to present) This ProQuest database offers searchable access to full-text articles from The New York Times.
  • Library card required New York Times Digital Free access to all current New York Times articles online. Read the New York Times on any Library computer or Wi-Fi network, or get an access code good for 72 hours to read outside the Library or through the New York Times app. You will need to set up a New York Times account with your email address to read unlimited articles.
  • Library card required New York Times Historical Curious about the past? Find full-text and full-image content from The New York Times, including articles, headlines, ads, obituaries and more. Contains full-text and images in PDF format of the New York Times from 1851 to three years before current year.
  • Library card required PressReader Put the world’s great magazines and newspapers at your fingertips. More than 7,000 magazines and newspapers in more than 60 languages are available in full-page, full-color formats, just as they appear in print.
  • Available only in Library locations Puget Sound Business Journal and Book of Lists Get online access to the Puget Sound Business Journal for local business news. The Book of Lists offers rankings and information about Seattle-area businesses. This resource is available only in Library locations.
  • Library card required Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce Get online access to the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce for local information on business, construction, real estate, engineering, architecture, and more.
  • Library card required Seattle Times (1895- Current) Search fully digitized editions of The Seattle Times, and download and print full-text articles. Depending on the issue date, different formats of articles may be available. The Seattle Times Historical Archive (1895-1984) is made possible through a generous grant from The Seattle Public Library Foundation.
  • Library card required Washington State Newspapers Get news from over 130 sources across Washington State including newspapers, broadcast news, and community newspapers.
  • Library card required Western Newspapers Find news and information about Seattle and other Northwest communities in this collection, which includes newspapers from Alaska, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.