Articles & Databases

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Provides access to current newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format.  Includes over 2,000 U.S. and international titles. Formerly called PressDisplay.  Registering as a user with the site is optional and allows for personalized, saved settings.  Patrons should consult PressReader's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy before registering. Please Note: In order to access newspapers and magazines through the PressReader app please follow the steps below: 1. Go to the NYPL Articles & Databases page and access PressReader through our website. Visit   2. Sign in with your library card credentials.   3. Locate the green button on the bottom of your screen or device and click Open in app.   4. Download the app.   5. To ensure that you have access in the app, please activate HotSpots. To do this, tap on Settings in the menu > HotSpots > Enable HotSpots.        
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