Posts in “newspapers” (14)
NewspaperArchive is an online database of billions (and yes, that’s BILLIONS with a B!) of newspaper articles from Pennsylvania, the U.S. (all 50 states plus Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin… continue reading NewspaperArchive Is a Blast From the Past!
By written by Sharyl O. March 22, 2023 2
Would you like to read newspapers from around the world? Our newest electronic resource, PressReader , brings a wide-ranging selection of current global publications.… continue reading Introducing PressReader, Including The Economist Magazine
By written by Sharyl O. March 13, 2023 1
What better way to learn about Black history than through the lens of Black news sources, as written and published by the African American journalists of yesterday? The Free Library is pleased to… continue reading All the Historic Black Newspapers Available Online With Your Library Card
By written by Administrator January 18, 2023 2
Updated - Online access to the New York Times has now been restored. Please review the steps needed to access the New York Times online with your library card . Editor's Note: This post was… continue reading New York Times Electronic Access Workaround - UPDATED
By written by Sharyl O. January 4, 2023 4
The Business Resource and Innovation Center at the Free Library is excited to announce that Philadelphia Business Journal Online is now available to all library patrons! This valuable resource… continue reading Introducing: Philadelphia Business Journal Online
By written by Claire L. December 20, 2022 1
Many of us may get our news from online sources these days—social media feeds provide a constant source of information about everything from policy proposals, the weather, celebrity news,… continue reading Newspapers: A Guide Into the Past
By written by Inaara S. February 24, 2022
The comic strip Heart of the City , set in Philadelphia, dates back to when everyone read the daily funnies on newsprint. A year ago, then 29-year-old Christina “Steenz”… continue reading Christina “Steenz” Stewart Draws the Heart of the City
By written by Bruce J. June 11, 2021
The Free Library is pleased to announce a new digital resource that provides access to the most distinguished African American Newspapers in the United States. Cardholders now have access to 10… continue reading Black History. Black News. Black Voices.
By written by Jamie B. July 30, 2020 5
If you’re getting your news mostly from social media, your information diet is probably a little lacking. You might even be consuming fake news , which the New York Times defines as "a… continue reading Are You Reading Fake News?
By written by Jamie B. August 20, 2019 3
The winners of the 2019 Pulitzer Prizes were announced at Columbia University in New York City on Monday, April 15. The Pulitzers recognize achievements in newspaper, magazine and online… continue reading The 2019 Pulitzer Prize Winners Are...
By written by Peter SM April 18, 2019
While riding on the El one afternoon, as the train wobbily drifted into 46th Street Station, I noticed a handful of people standing around in a vacant lot off to the side of the tracks and then I… continue reading Strange Statues and a Discovery in Parkway Central Library's Art Department
By written by Briana G. March 29, 2019 3
The Print and Picture Collection recently added a group of photos to the Historical Images of Philadelphia Digital Collection featuring intrepid reporter Vivian Shirley climbing three… continue reading Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Reporter Vivian Shirley Climbs Philadelphia Landmarks!
By written by Laura S. May 31, 2018 2
We are very pleased to announce complimentary online access to the New York Times is now available with your library card ! Free Library card holders will now have free access to NYTimes.com and… continue reading Extra! Extra! New York Times Online Now Free With Your Library Card!
By written by Jamie W. April 10, 2018 25
2 + 2 = 4 The Earth is round. Frankenstein is the name of the doctor, not the monster. These are all indisputable facts. Unfortunately, we are currently living in some bizarro, post-truth world… continue reading Library Resources to Help Spot Fake News
By written by Peter SM August 25, 2017