Alert close - icon Fill 1 Copy 10 Untitled-1 tt copy 3 Untitled-1 Untitled-1 tt copy 3 Fill 1 Copy 10 menu Group 3 Group 3 Copy 3 Group 3 Copy Page 1 Group 2 Group 2 Skip to content

Newspapers online

All library members have free access to these quality information databases and websites from home.

If you're not yet a library member find out how to join.


PressReaderis our supplier of eNewspapers and allows you to download or stream 1000s of national and international newspapers and magazines from around the world.

How to set up on tablets and smartphones

  1. Download the PressReader app from the App Store (Apple) or Google Play Store (Android)
  2. Open the App, press ‘sign in’
  3. Select the ‘Library & Group’ icon
  4. Search for and select ‘Derbyshire Libraries’
  5. Enter your library card number and ‘sign in’
  6. Fill in the ‘new user’ fields and ‘agree’

You can search for and browse the titles available, read them online or select to download so you can read later

Your account

You will need to re-activate your free PressReader account every 30 days:

  1. Visit your account,
  2. Press ‘library and group’ and ‘unlink account’
  3. Search for and select ‘Derbyshire Libraries’
  4. Enter your library card number and ‘sign in’

Accessing newspapers on a library computer

Visit the PressReader site to browse and read titles on a Derbyshire library computer.

Simply click on the title you'd like to read

British Newspaper Archive

We now provide complete access to British Newspaper Archive. This Includes full text access to the Derbyshire Times and Derby Mercury.

This service is only available in your local Derbyshire library. A short registration is required. You can however search the British Newspaper Archive. Please ask staff for further details.

News Bank

News Bank provides access to international, national and local newspapers from 1982 to the present day.

Search by keyword, newspaper title and date for research or homework. To log on:

  • enter the letters DCC in upper case followed immediately by your library card number in the box labelled 'enter library card' and then choose 'log in'

You will be able to access news and research from News Media, including newspapers, newswires, videos and web-only content. Access UK and Ireland, Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Europe, the Middle East and North and South American news featuring titles such as the Derbyshire Times, Derby Telegraph, The Guardian, The Times and over 10,000 more titles.

Further information

Additional databases are available from your local library.

You can also reserve and renew your library books, CDs and DVDs online using our online library catalogue.