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Digital newspapers, magazines and comics

Free digital versions of newspapers and magazines to read on your computer or mobile device.

RB Digital Magazines

Read complete digital editions of popular magazines for free. You can borrow as many magazines as you want and keep for as long as you want ­there is no loan period. Access the magazines on your computer, smartphone or tablet. You can also download magazines to your mobile device for offline reading.

Full list of magazines available​ [115kb]

Note: If you already have created an account for 'RB Digital Magazines' you can use the same account credentials to instantly access the Comics Plus service.

Apps available

RB Digital Magazines via Kindle : This link opens in a new window   RB Digital Magazine on Google Play : This link opens in a new window   RB Digital Magazine on the Apple Store : This link opens in a new window  

Library Press Display : This link opens in a new window PressReader 

PressReader is the world's largest online newspaper and magazine kiosk that provides full content digital replicas of more than 5,000 titles from 100 countries in 60 languages. With PressReader, you can view newspapers and magazines on-screen exactly as they would appear in a familiar print edition.

Press Reader Get unlimited access through PressReader.com and the PressReader mobile app to read and download publications onto your personal devices.

You can use the ​​PressReader app on your mobile device free of charge, even when you are not using Hillingdon libraries' wifi network.​ Under "Accounts" on your app, select the library card login option, then choose​ London Borough of Hillingdon from the list of libraries​ and enter​ your library card number or Hillingdon First Card number (with no spaces) and your PIN (please ask a member of library ​staff if unsure what your PIN is). This will give you unlimited access for three days, after which you will need to reactivate your access by logging back in again.

If you have successfully logged in you should see a green coffee cup on the​ bottom right​ corner​ and the message "This publication is brought to you by London Borough of Hillingdon" will appear on the​ ​screen when you request to download a publication.​

Apps available

LibraryPressDisplay on Google play : This link opens in a new window    LibraryPressDisplay on itunes : This link opens in a new window

Comic Plus Library Edition Comic Plus Library Edition : This link opens in a new window

Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of digital graphic novels and comics on any computer, tablet or smartphone with an Internet connection. You can browse by genre, publisher, and comic then instantly check out your favourites. There are no holds or waiting so you can access comics whenever you want them.

Note: If you already have created an account for 'Zinio for Libraries' you can use the same account credentials to instantly access the ComicsPlus service.

Apps available

Comic Plus Library Edition app for android users : This link opens in a new window    Compic Plus Library Edition : This link opens in a new window   

European Newsstream European Newsstream : This link opens in a new window

Search and access current United Kingdom, Irish, and European news content from over 430 of the most influential newspapers and magazines with archives dating back to the 1990s. European Newsstream now offers same day access to newspapers like The Times (London) as well as newswires, journals, and websites in full-text format - with no paywalls. 

The Telegraph Historical Archive Telegraph Historical Archive : This link opens in a new window

A searchable archive of what was once the world's largest selling newspaper. Find articles from 1855 to 2000, covering global events and personalities as well as stories of everyday life.

British Newspaper Archive British Newspaper Archive : This link opens in a new window

Huge online archive containing millions of digitised newspaper pages from the 18th century onwards. Use it to search articles, family notices, obituaries, letters and advertisements nationwide.

Only available within Hillingdon Libraries.

Note: In order to access archive images you must must first complete a registration otherwise you will be re-directed to the payment page when trying to view an image.  By registering and creating an account you will also gain access to the "My Research" area which will enable you to keep track of your searches and bookmark your viewed items into folders.

 

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