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Trial ends on August 31, 2020.

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From the NewsBank website: NewsBank has helped public libraries meet the diverse research needs of their patrons for more than 40 years. Currently, through partnerships with leading publishers worldwide, NewsBank provides public libraries with Web-based access to tens of millions of articles and video clips from local, state, regional, national and international news sources.

NewsBank’s fully searchable databases are consistently updated with the current, full-text content patrons require to stay informed on issues and events. NewsBank resources also include years of archives, enabling patrons to look into subjects from the past and track trends or developments from their origins.

The trial ends on August 31, 2020.

Users must have a 16-digit  JHLS library card number to access the following databases (listed alphabetically):


America’s News

Millions of current and archived articles spanning more than three decades can be searched, browsed, printed, emailed and even cited from over 3,000 news sources nationwide! Extensive, exclusive titles from Mississippi and across the country.  Available in the library and remotely with your library card on an easy-to-use mobile responsive interface. Features quick links into suggested topics for your convenience.

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African American Newspapers (1827-1998) Digital Collection

African American Newspapers, Series 1 and 2, 1827-1998, provides online access to more than 350 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African-American experience.

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Jackson Advocate

Full text, fully searchable current and archived articles of the Jackson Advocate from 2008 to the present on NewsBank’s easy-to-use, mobile-responsive interface.

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Northside Sun

Full text, fully searchable  current and archived articles of the Northside Sun  from 2007 to the present on NewsBank’s easy-to-use, mobile-responsive interface.

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