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Use these resources to search for magazine & newspaper articles, encyclopedia entries or business and job information; find a recommendation for a good novel; and much more. Your  library card  is required to search most of the databases.

Newspapers & Magazines

Black Freedom Struggle

Featuring expertly selected open primary source documents. Visitors will find historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more from specific time periods in U.S. history marked by the opposition African Americans have faced on the road to freedom.

Gale OneFile: News

Find authoritative periodical information in this full-text newspaper index. Key features include searching articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. Global newspapers, images, broadcasts, and transcripts including the New York Times.

Gale Presents: National Geographic Kids

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6–14.



Libby and OverDrive: Check out magazines on your tablet, smartphone, eReader, or computer from the library for free!


Includes Cumberland-Times News.  Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community.

Cumberland Times-News


Access World News

The Post

The Western Maryland Regional Library has sponsored subscription access to for all patrons and staff of the Allegany County Library System. To enjoy unlimited access, simply visit the site while connected to the library’s internet network. Outside of the library, users will receive unlimited access, but will need to register for a new trial every 7 days. Access includes current news coverage from The Post’s expert reporting and analysis from Washington and around the world.
While The Washington Post, published since December 6, 1877, has long been considered the newspaper of record when it comes to politics and global affairs, The Post also contains smart and thoughtful reporting on topics ranging from the environment to food and cooking. Readers will not only benefit from reading The Post’s coverage, but also enjoy The Post’s interactives and videos. In 2018, The Post formally launched its Enterprise Solutions division, along with The Washington Post’s
Public Library program.

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West Virginia Newspapers Portal

A free portal for accessing digitized newspapers published in West Virginia, including the PSC student newspaper, The Pasquino. Digitized newspapers from Mineral County for the late 1800s to recent decades powered by Potomac State College library, the Mary F. Shipper Library. Questions can be directed to the Mary F. Shipper Library information desk at 304-788-6901.

Gale OneFile Collections

Popular full-text general periodicals and magazines.