Local libraries provide access to digitized NY newspapers

The West Hempstead Library database collection and several sites on the internet offer free access to digitized New York newspapers.

From the library home page, www.whplibrary.org , click Online Services and then select Databases for Eresearch.

On the database page, click on the link News/Journals/Current Issues.
Some of the historical newspapers to choose from include The New York Times, Newsday and the New York Post.

Also, through the Long Island Memories Project, funded by the Long Island Library Resources Council, you can access digitized newspapers from Bethpage, Freeport and Garden City.

For more information, go to: www.longislandmemories.org and click on Nassau County Historic Newspapers Collection.

The Suffolk County Library System offers access to local digitized newspapers at their web site, www.live-brary.com/historic-newspapers.

Titles in their collection includes: the Long Islander, the Suffolk County News, and the South Side Signal.

The Brooklyn Public Library offers digitized copies of the Daily Eagle online covering the years 1841-1902.

Check it out at eagle.brooklynpubliclibrary.org

In our next post, look for information on finding digitized newspapers in other parts of New York State.

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