NewsBank has helped public libraries meet the diverse research needs of their patrons for more than 40 years. Currently, through partnerships with leading publishers worldwide, NewsBank provides public libraries with Web-based access to tens of millions of articles and video clips from local, state, regional, national and international news sources.
NewsBank's fully searchable databases are consistently updated with the current, full-text content patrons require to stay informed on issues and events. NewsBank resources also include years of archives, enabling patrons to look into subjects from the past and track trends or developments from their origins.
Local newspaper packages from Newsbank include:
- Bay Area Metro Collection - This is a subset of the California Collection and includes 64 Sources from San Francisco Bay area to San Jose along with the San Francisco Chronicle Electronic Image Edition.
- LA Metro Collection plus - This is a subset of the California Collection and includes 96 sources from the LA and surrounding counties - this includes the Image Edition of the Los Angeles Times.
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