PressReader: A News and Entertainment Platform

Published on January 17, 2017

Did you know that Western Libraries subscribes to PressReader?

PressReader is an easy-to-use platform for accessing recent issues of your favourite newspapers and popular magazines. The app is free, and with a current Western ID, so is all the content! With only a few clicks students, faculty and staff have access to the current issues of thousands of publications from around the world.

Use PressReader to access full-page content, in full-colour, just as it would appear in print format!

Listed below are some of the powerful features of PressReader.

* Download content to read offline.

* Optimize articles, making them easier to read and enable special features, such as the ability to change the font, translate the language of the article, or listen to the article.

* Engage in a community discussion about articles of interest by commenting or directly sharing on social media platforms.

Download the app, sign-in with your Western ID and start browsing. It’s that easy! PressReader will keep you connected to Western Libraries subscription for 7 days so you won’t have to sign in each time you use it.

To learn more, visit the PressReader website

To get started using PressReader, visit the library’s catalogue