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Newspaper Articles

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US Major Dailies including The Los Angeles Times


ProQuest's US Major Dailies provides access to articles from the five most respected US national and regional newspapers: Chicago Tribune (1985-present), Los Angeles Times (1985-present), The New York Times (1980-present), The Wall Street Journal (1984-present) and The Washington Post (1987-present). The titles offer researchers thorough and timely coverage of local, regional, and world events with journalistic balance and perspective. Each issue is indexed thoroughly covering not only complete bibliographic information but also companies, people, products, and geographic areas. Article translation is available in 13 different languages. The content is available by 8am each day.  

Remote access is available for this database. You will need your library card number to access this resource.

The New York Times Digital

Enjoy free access to The New York Times digital edition from 1851 to present. Get 24-hour access and up-to-the-minute coverage of national news every time you log in. You will need to create an individual account with the New York Times, subject to the NYT Terms of Service and Privacy Policy, which is separate from the Torrance Public Library‚Äôs policies. New York Times digital is available in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese editions. Access is available at the library or from any location. 

From inside the Library:
     1.  Connect your device to the library Wi-Fi or login to any library computer
     2.  Register or log in at 
     3.  Enjoy unlimited access to on any personal device or library computer during your visit

From outside the Library:
     1.  Click on: New York Times remote access
     2.  Redeem the provided code for digital access the the NYTimes
     3.  Register or log in at
     4.  Enjoy daily unlimited access to on any personal device from any location