HCLS now provides customers online access to issues from 45 local Maryland newspapers including the Howard County Times (2001 – present) and Columbia Flier (2001 – present) via the Maryland Digital NewsBank. The materials archive ranges from 1990 to current, and several different types of content including local newspapers, digital magazines, and special reports and hot topics on trendy news subjects are available.
This new tool is available from the HCLS Now! Download. Magazines & Newspapers web page and also from the “newspapers & magazines” category on the Research Tools page. Maryland’s Digital NewsBank is available within the branches at all public computers and on the HCLS website by using a library card number and PIN.
Maryland’s Digital NewsBank is available within all branches at all public computers.
NOTE: All newspapers are in TEXT ONLY formats with no photographs or advertisements.
There is a gap in Howard County Times issues from July 15, 2015 to January 12, 2016; this is a publisher problem and not something that HCLS can fix.