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Newspaper and Journal Databases


Press Display has rebranded to PressReader. PressReader delivers an endless stream of top news stories to read, discuss and share. Get full issues of thousands of newspapers and magazines from around the world just as they appear in print.

To access PressReader from within Napier or Taradale Libraries:

To access PressReader from home:

  • Login to the Napier Libraries catalogue, using your library card number and PIN or password (you can reset this online)
  • Click on the word - Home (top left of screen)
  • Select databases.
  • Click on the PressReader link and you're ready to read.

If you want to go one step further and download publications to read offline, or subscribe (for free) to your favourite online publications, you will need to download the PressReader App and register online.

If you have any problems, or need help with this process, please telephone Napier Libraries Research and Information Enquiries on 06 8344 146.

Note: the following titles are only available to view within Napier and Taradale Libraries using the PressReader website (not the app): Dominion Post, Manawatu Standard, Marlborough Standard, Nelson Mail, NZ Gardener, NZ House and Garden, Southland Times, Sunday News, Sunday Star Times, Taranaki Daily News, The Press, Timaru Herald, TV Guide, Waikato Times.

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Gale General OneFile

general onefile lg2General OneFile is a comprehensive general-interest resource providing periodical and news information through an intuitive, state-of-the-art interface. Perfect for researchers at all levels, General OneFile includes more than 8,000 full-text titles; more than 3,600 journals; more than 25 years of backfile; and five newspaper indexes — totaling more than 13,000 titles in all (70% of which are unique to the resource). All available through the easy-to-use Gale PowerSearch platform.

With more than 100 million records at researchers’ fingertips, General OneFile provides instant 24/7 access to the largest collection of full-text periodicals available. In addition, General OneFile also features more than 500 travel guides; a full collection of National Public Radio programs from 1990 to the present, including searchable transcripts; links to over 5,000 video files including shows like the Today Show, NBC Nightly News, NRO TV and Meet the Press; more than 3,000 full-text titles recommended by Bowker’s “Magazines for Libraries”; optional access to the Gale Virtual Reference Library, containing more than 1,600 complete volumes of reference content; and much more.

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