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Access.NewspaperArchive.com

Access.NewspaperArchive.com is the largest online collection of historical newspaper content in the world. The complete collection contains local newspapers such as The Bakersfield Californian and the Daily Californian as far back as 1892 and over 100 million searchable newspaper pages. Each image is digitized from the actual microfilmed copy of the newspaper, making it possible for users to view the page exactly as it appeared in the past. This resource is available only via public computers at library locations.

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Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)

Includes more than 1,000 full-text newspapers, providing more than 38 million full-text articles. The database contains comprehensive full-text for major newspapers such as The Bakersfield Californian, The New York Times (from January 1985 to present), Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), The Times (UK), Toronto Star, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times (DC), and others.

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The Bakersfield Californian eEdition

Digital edition of full issues of The Bakersfield Californian from May 28, 2013 to current.
In Library, log in using:
Email Name: kernpatron@gmail.com
Password (case sensitive): kernlibrary1
Remote Users: 
After your library card number is verified, click the “Bakersfield Californian eEdition” link to access the website and utilize the login above.

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The New York Times

Having won the Pulitzer Prize more times than any other newspaper, The New York Times is the 2nd most circulated newspaper in the nation and has worldwide readership. Explore breaking news, world news, multimedia, opinion pieces, and more. Topics in the newspaper include world topics, U.S. news, politics, business, technology, science, health, sports, arts, books, style, food, travel, and real estate.

Please Note a Few Limitations on NYT-related Mobile Apps:

  • NYT-related Mobile Applications are only available on personal mobile devices.
  • The Crosswords app is not included, however, crosswords from the past week, as well as a handful from the archive, are available in the Crosswords section.
  • The Cooking app is not included, however customers can access recipes via the Food section.
  • Articles from 1923-1980 are not available on public library computers. On personal devices, customers have access to 5 articles per day in this date range.
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