Newspapers and Magazines

Chronicling America 

The Chronicling America project offers a searchable U.S. Newspaper Directory which can be narrowed by geographic coverage, date, language, ethnicity, and labor press (i.e., published for readers of a particular occupation or political philosophy, such as coal miners, dairy farmers, and/or socialists). Chronicling America also offers free access to a handful of digitized Kansas newspapers (such as the Kansas Herald of Freedom).

Consumer Reports Library Card Required. 

Consumer Reports is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.


Digital editions available anytime! View current issues of over two dozen of the most popular magazines.

Kansas Digital Newspapers (KDN) Program 

Accessible anywhere. The Kansas Digital Newspapers program, managed by the Kansas State Historical Society, makes over 3 million Kansas newspapers freely available online.

Lawrence Journal-World 

Unlimited free access to the Lawrence Journal-World online is available at the Lawrence Public Library.

Newspaper Source Plus 

Access full articles from over 850 newspapers. This database also includes transcripts of television and radio news. 

The Kansas State Historical Society provides Kansas residents with free access to historical Kansas newspapers through A valid Kansas driver's license or ID is required to access this resource.

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