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Newspapers & Current Events Online Resources

All databases are available for use in the library. You can access many of these resources from home with your library card. Items followed by an asterisk (*) can be accessed from home only by Lexington residents.

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The Boston Globe logoBoston Globe 1980-Present

Full text access to the current editions of the Boston Globe.


The Boston Globe logoBoston Globe - Historical 1872-1989*

The Boston Globe (1872-1960) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.


Global Issues (Gale In Context) Web IconGlobal Issues (Gale In Context)

Offers international viewpoints on a broad spectrum of global issues, topics, and current events.


Lexington Minuteman Newspaper logoLexington Minuteman Newspaper

Full page and article images and searchable full text from the Lexington Minuteman and other historical Lexington newspapers. For dates between 1975 and 2005 please send a question to Ask A Librarian.  And for 2005 to present please use Newsbank*.


NewsBank news resource logoNewsBank*

Full text news articles from international, national, and local sources including the Lexington Minuteman (2005-present).


News (Gale OneFile) Web IconNews (Gale OneFile)

InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world.


The New York TimesNew York Times 1985 to Present

The New York Times from 1985-present.


New York Times Newspaper, Magazine and Book ReviewNew York Times, Magazine, Book Review

The New York Times Newspaper, Magazine and Book Review.


The New York Times logoNew York Times, Historical (1851 to present minus 3 years)*

The New York Times with full page and article images and searchable full text back to the first issue.


The New York Times (nytimes.com) logoNYTimes.com (in library use)

Enjoy free access to NYTimes.com. For both in-library and home access, create an account and log in using that account. Coverage includes 1981 to Current, plus historic coverage 1851-1922. Home Access includes NY Times App and 5 Premium Archive (1923-1980) articles per day. For more information see Minuteman's NY Times FAQ.


The New York Times (nytimes.com) logoNYTimes.com (home access)

Enjoy free access to NYTimes.com. For both in-library and home access, create an account and log in using that account. Coverage includes 1981 to Current, plus historic coverage 1851-1922. Home Access includes NY Times App and 5 Premium Archive (1923-1980) articles per day. For more information see Minuteman's NY Times FAQ.


Wall Street Journal (WSJ) logoWall Street Journal*

Search or browse the full text of the Wall Street Journal from 1984-present.


The Washington Post logoWashington Post Online (home access)*

Digital access to breaking news and analysis on politics, business, world national news, entertainment, and more from The Washington Post. Simply create a free account.


Gale In Context: World HistoryWorld History (Gale In Context)

An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in World History.