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PressDisplay newspapers and magazines

PressDisplay provides access to over 4000 daily newspaper and magazine titles from the UK and around the world. You can access PressDisplay in any Cornwall Library or use your library card membership number to access from elsewhere.

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You can remotely access PressDisplay newspapers and magazines using your web browser.

PressDisplay is easy to use, simply click the corners to turn pages and zoom in to make an article easier to read. The search facility will search all text contained within articles to help you find articles of particular interest.

PressDisplay newspapers and magazines 

How to access PressDisplay newspapers and magazines?

  • Select PressDisplay newspapers and magazines
  • If you are not using a library computer the only field you need to fill in is the Barcode section with your library card number starting 28009 in full with no spaces

How to download the PressReader app

  • Get the PressReader app on your device anytime, anywhere 
  • To download newspapers or magazines using the PressReader app your device must be using Library WiFi.
  • Download your newspapers or magazines using Library WiFi (you can continue a download at home or elsewhere if the download is started using Library WiFi) 

How to find UK newspapers and magazines?

  • From the Library PressDisplay home page
  • Select 'publications by country' then click on 'UK', to find a newspaper or magazine, browse the A-Z catalogue or sort the publications by popularity, title or most current.

What newspapers are included?

  • Daily Mail
  • Daily Telegraph 
  • The Guardian
  • The Independent
  • Daily Express
  • Daily Star  
  • The Sunday Telegraph
  • ...   plus many more 

What magazines are included?

  • BBC Good Food 
  • Cross Stitch Crazy
  • Gardeners World
  • Health and Fitness
  • Simply Knitting
  • Top Gear
  • Total Guitar
  • Your Family Tree
  • ...   plus many more

PressReader user guides

Newsbank newspaper article archives uses one of the richest collections of primary source material in the world. Contains full text articles from a range of international, national and local newspapers

Newsbank newspaper archives

How to access our newspapers archive

Use the Newsbank newspaper archives link above and login using your Cornwall library card number (enter your library card number without spaces)

How to search newspaper articles

  • Select 'search newspaper archive' 
  • Browse by region or newspaper publication

What newspapers are included in our subscription?

Browse by region or publication

  • Daily Mirror, The / The Sunday Mirror 01/07/1992-Current
  • Daily Telegraph, The/The Sunday Telegraph 01/10/2000-Current
  • Financial Times 02/01/1982-Current
  • Guardian, The 01/01/1998-Current
  • Independent, The/The Independent on Sunday 01/08/1992-Current
  • News of the World 07/01/1996-10/07/2011
  • Observer, The 01/01/1998-Current
  • Sun, The 01/01/1996-Current
  • Sunday Times, The 01/07/1985-Current
  • Times, The 01/07/185 -current
  • Falmouth Packet 25/07/2007-Current
  • Western Morning News 01/06/1999-Current
  • ... plus more

The complete digital edition of The Times (London) from 1785 to 1985. Every page of every issue includes headlines, articles, images, editorial, birth and death notices and classifieds. Search or browse through each issue.

The Times (1785-1985) newspaper archive

Cornwall Libraries has subscribed to The British Newspaper Archive (in Library use only). While you are within your local library you will have unlimited access to the millions of scanned pages of newspapers that the British Newspaper Archive site. You must register and login to British Newspaper Archive to view the archive site.

The British Newspaper Archive is a partnership between the British Library and findmypast to digitise up to 40 million newspaper pages from the British Library's vast collection over the next 10 years.

You can search for:

  • News Articles
  • Family Notices
  • Letters
  • Obituaries
  • Advertisements

Find out more on the British Newspaper Archive information sheet

British Newspaper Archive

How to access the British Newspaper Archive

To be able to access the british newspaper archive website you will need to register your contact details otherwise you will be re-directed to the payment page when trying to view an image.

To do this please select the link above and then at the top of the main page, click on the "Register" link.  Once on the registration page please enter your contact details, create a password and then select "Get Started".  Once your account has been created our subscription will give you access to the entire archive.

Library members can also read a variety of magazines online using Zinio.

Read Zinio eMagazines online