Washington State Library brings NewsBank access to home users

Washington State Library brings NewsBank access to home users

Thanks to a partnership with NewsBank, the Washington State Library is now able to provide access to the Access World News and America’s GenealogyBank databases from anywhere with an internet connection.

If you have a library card or e-card from the Washington State Library, you can search or browse NewsBank’s collection of world and U.S. newspapers as well as take advantage of the America’s GenealogyBank collection of obituaries, historical books, and historical documents.

Just go to Newspapers at the Washington State Library, then click on the links to Access World News or America’s GenealogyBank and enter your last name and card number.

Don’t have a Washington State Library card? You can download an application here. Membership is open to all adult Washington residents.

If you visit the library in person, you don’t even need a library card to use any of our databases including the library edition of Ancestry.com.

Click here for more details about the State Library’s partnership and what NewsBank has to offer.

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