Extra! Extra! Read all about it

Released On: 3/28/2020

Extra! Extra! Read all about it – LPLS cardholders now have access to a multitude of news sources with the addition of three new NewsBank resources to our eLibrary.

Don’t have home delivery for the Plain Dealer or the Lorain Morning Journal? Get the latest edition, as well as archived issues, with your library card without having to leave the house 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Also, enjoy America’s News, a way to explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. America’s News features a wide variety of nearly 3,0000 credible, vetted news sources spanning the country.

Patrons can set an alert to have the latest news on an issue or topic delivered to their inbox, compare viewpoints from different news outlets and different geographic locations and track trends over time with coverage from several decades. To watch a quick tutorial on how to use America’s News, click here.

For those that have trouble viewing text on a screen, there is an option to alter the text size or to even use text to voice. Does your child have a research paper due? America’s News has articles on thousands of topics, all arranged by category on the homepage. Simply go to the eLibrary page, click on America’s News and view the category choices. It even works in collaboration with NoodleTools, which several schools are now using. 

To find these resources, grab your library card or ecard number and head go to the eLibrary page.