Saraland Public Library Closing

Saraland Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, June 12, 2024 thru Saturday, June 15, 2024, due to roof repair work.  Alternate locations are Virginia Dillard Smith/Toulminville Branch at 601 Stanton Rd., or Moorer/Spring Hill Branch at 4 S. McGregor Ave., or Ben May Main Library at 701 Government St.

Saraland Public Library will reopen on Monday, June 17, 2024.

News & Newspapers

We're not just about books – we're also your source for local online newspapers.

Get current issues of The Lede and AL.com articles, along with back issues of The Press-Register. For national and world news, our patrons can access The New York Times from home or on a library computer.

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NewsBank

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Includes current articles from AL.com and The Lede. Remote access is available 24/7 on any device with your current library card.

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Newspaper Search

Academic Search Premier

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This multi-disciplinary database includes 1,046 journals with searchable cited references.
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Access World News Research Collection

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Explore and stay informed on local, national, and international topics, people, and events. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from around the world.

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Access World News: U.S. Newspapers

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Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with this large collection of full-text U.S. newspapers.
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Community History Archive

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Our Advantage Archives page with a searchable Inner City News archive from 1978 to 2002.
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EBSCOhost Search

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Search of full text databases provided by EBSCO. Databases can be searched individually or can be searched simultaneously in related groups by clicking Choose Databases and selecting or deselecting databases.
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Ethnic NewsWatch

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Resource of full-text newspapers, magazines, and journals of the ethnic and minority press, providing researchers access to essential, often overlooked perspectives.

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Gale General OneFile

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Explore a range of topics broken down by subject for targeted results based on your interests.
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Gale In Context | Elementary

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Provides elementary students with access to an age-appropriate resource that is designed to develop research skills.
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Gale In Context | Middle School

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Provides middle school students with access to age-appropriate documents for research.
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Gale In Context | Opposing Viewpoints

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Provides access to credible facts and current insight into today's most debated social and political issues.
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Gale Power Search

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Provides simultaneous searching across a variety of Gale databases including: Gale General OneFile, Gale Literature, Gale in Context, Gale eBooks and more
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HeritageHub

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Collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for research from 1704 – today. Includes coverage from all 50 states and original obituary images.
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MasterFILE Premier

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Full text for general reference magazines and publications covering a wide range of subject areas.

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Mobile Register on Newsbank

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Explore archived issues of the Mobile Register with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles. Microfilm back files going farther back are at Local History & Genealogy.

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Newspaper Source

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Provides cover-to-cover full text for hundreds of national (U.S.), international and regional newspapers. In addition, it offers television and radio news transcripts from major networks.

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NewspaperArchive

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Covering Alabama history from 1830-2017. Local newspapers include: Mobile Daily Commercial Register and Patriot, Mobile Register and Journal, Mobile Tribune, Sunday News Item, The Mobile Item, The Mobile News Item, and The Mobile Times.

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Points of View Reference Source

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Contains resources that present multiple sides of an issue.

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Regional Business News

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Provides full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

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