Online Newspaper Access

Access the local, regional and national news online with your library card and without a paywall at NewsBank: America’s News. NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.

Over the shoulder view of woman using laptop with blank screen. Female blogger is working at home. Smart phone and coffee cup are lying on wooden table.Current full text articles and archives of local and regional newspapers including Topeka Capital-Journal, Emporia Gazette, Hays Daily News, Hutchinson News, Kansas City Star, Manhattan Mercury, Salina Journal, St. Joseph News-Press and the Wichita Eagle. To browse a specific publication, search for the newspaper in the “A-Z Source List” next the NewsBank logo then select the newspaper and enter your search term(s).

Search the full text of the Topeka Capital-Journal from 2001 to today. Or read the “image edition” of the Topeka Capital Journal from 2017 to today – looking at each page of the newspaper as it was originally published. Similar access is available for the Kansas City Star and Wichita Eagle.

Newsbank searches make it easier than ever to find relevant news articles from your internet devices.

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Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book discussion leader, NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison, and frequent library customer. She loves her kids, being a librarian, living in Topeka, and helping people form connections and community. (She's the Community Connections Librarian!) She reads a new book every few days, but is enjoying the audiobook of "Empress of Forever" by Max Gladstone, the ebook "When We Were Magic" by Sarah Gailey and is eagerly awaiting John Scalzi's "The Last Emperox" in April!