Online resources and digital library

Newspapers, magazines and eJournals


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.


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.



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.

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.

Last updated: 2 May 2024