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News Sources

  • Daily Herald (Full text articles, 1995-present)
    • Log in using your 14-digit barcode.
    • Access the archives, including obituaries, for free with your Winfield Library card.
    • Access to the image edition is now included.
  • My Suburban Life: Winfield News
  • The New York Times Online
    • Get the same experience as a New York Times subscriber with your Winfield Library card.
    • To access The New York Times from home:
      1. Click here to access.
      2. You'll be taken to a site with a unique code. Click "Redeem." (Write down this code if you would prefer to use the NYT app instead of a web browser. You can log in there with this code for 24 hours.)
      3. Next, create a NYT account.
      4. You will be notified that your access will last 24 hours. You can log in again after that 24 hour period using this same procedure.
    • To access The New York Times using a library computer or our wi-fi:
      1. Register or log in at
      2. Enjoy unlimited access on any library computer or a device connected to our wi-fi.
  • Newsbank
    • Log in using your 14-digit barcode.
    • Click America's News Magazines to access more than 25 national magazines.
    • NewsBank’s Special Reports are news articles, images, videos, maps and other useful content grouped under today's most important topics and themes. Click here for a helpful video about Special Reports
  • PressReader
    • When clicking the Sign In button, be sure to choose "Library or Group."
    • Log in using your 14-digit library barcode.
    • Your PIN is the same password you use for the library catalog and Libby.
    • Unlimited access to more than 2,000 newspapers and 3,000 magazines in 60 languages.
    • Includes the Chicago Tribune, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, and more.