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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: Newspapers

A library guide for OLLI members.

Remember your NetID and Password

If you are reading newspapers and magazines from your home computer, you will be prompted to enter your NetID and password in order to access all online material. The library funds these as research material and only those people who are affiliated with the University of Illinois may access them.

More Newspaper Resources

The History, Philosophy and Newspaper Library has a plethora of resources available including ceased newspaper titles, foreign newspapers as well as other topics including genealogy, Jewish studies, medieval studies and much more. This library is located within the Main Library on W. Gregory Dr. 

On the HPNL website you can access:



Reuters: Top News Stories of the Day

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Read Newspapers Online

The links on this page take you to the Illinois "Discover" window. The window will have one or more links to access that particular news source. If you scroll over the title of the news source below, you will see directions that tell you what to click on in the "Discover" window. This step - the "Discover" window - is necessary for you to be able to login with your net ID and password in order to access Illinois' online resources from off campus.

Note: Many vendors only provide digitized access to the article text, not the images or layout. If you are interested in reading current newspapers in print, visit the Communications Library