Digital Newspapers


These digital resources can be accessed with a Brownell Library card. Contact the library for any help or questions. 


Essex Reporter - Essex Reporter 2009- Present.


Americas News - Newspapers from around the country,  including current content and deep archives from more than 3,650 U.S. news sources. Vermont news sources include: Essex Reporter, Bennington Banner, Rutland Herald, Times Argus, Colchester Sun, Milton Independent, Saint Albans Messenger, Springfield Reporter, Caledonian Record, Brattleboro Reformer and Blog.


Heritage Hub - "Explore your family history with the premier collection of U.S. obituaries and death notices for in-depth genealogical research from 1824 – today. HeritageHub helps you easily identify relatives, uncover new information and potentially unknown family members. Includes coverage from all 50 states, hard-to-find content from the mid 1900’s, and original obituary images. Access is available 24/7."


Black Life in America - "Black Life in America  provides comprehensive coverage of the African American experience from the early 18th century to the present day. Sourced from more than 19,000 American and global news sources, including over 400 current and historical Black publications, this collection promotes learning about social justice and racial equality."