Online resources and digital library

Newspapers, magazines and eJournals

Access Global NewsBank

Access Global NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.

Explore diverse perspectives and stay informed on local, national and global topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, environment, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources from more than 200 countries.

Visit Access Global NewsBank.

Financial Times

The Financial Times is a London-based newspaper and one of the world's most critically acclaimed publications with a focus on global business, finance and economic news. As well as providing access to the paper, includes additional content and several personalised features such as subject-focused newsletters, expert commentary, and independent up-to-date analysis. Making it more than just an online newspaper but a resource providing balanced news reporting and analysis towards fabulous arts, lifestyle, and culture content.

Financial Times Online can be accessed at any of our libraries on our public computers and on our Hublets. Please ask a member of staff for more information on how to access this resource. 



With over 6,000 publications from over 100 countries in over 60 languages, PressReader is the leading digital newspaper and magazine provider for premium content. Libraries members can access 1000s of magazines and newspapers in libraries and on personal devices. 

For more information about PressReader including how to create an account, visit the eBooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers, eAudiobooks, eComics and eScores page.

Punch Historical Archive 1841 to 1992

From 1841 to 1992 Punch was the world’s most celebrated magazine of humour and satire. From its early years as a campaigner for social justice to its transformation into national icon, Punch played a central role in the formation of British identity – and how the rest of the world saw the British.

Visit Punch Historical Archive 1841 to 1992.

Times Digital Archive

The Times Digital Archive is an online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for the 19th and 20th Century history detailing every complete page of every issue from 1785.

This historical newspaper archive allows researchers an unparalleled opportunity to search and view the best-known and most cited newspaper in the world online in its original published context.

Visit Times Digital Archive.


Kensington and Chelsea libraries now offer you 24-hour access to our eJournal collection which includes sections on financial information, politics and ecology.

Visit our eJournals collection.

eMagazines Libby, by Overdrive

Libby combines eMagazines, eBooks, eAudiobooks and more in a single app featuring more than 3,500 magazines including titles such as: The Economist, BBC Good Food, Hello, Vogue and more. 

Libby is available at any time and there is no limit to the number of magazines you can check out or how long you have them. 

For more information about Libby, please visit the eBooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers, eAudiobooks and eComics page.

Last updated: 18 February 2022