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PressReader

Provides access to today’s newspapers and magazines from all over the world.  Advanced features allow automated translation as well the ability to listen to articles.  Canadian newspaper titles include the Ottawa Citizen, the Globe and Mail, National Post, Le Devoir, Le Journal de Montréal, and Toronto Star. Internationally you can read USA Today, The Wall Street Journal (USA), The Guardian (United Kingdom), Le Figaro (France), Izvestia (Russia) and Der Tagesspiegel (Germany).  Popular magazines include Canadian Geographic, Maximum PC and Canada’s Style at Home.

  • You don’t need to create a separate PressReader account, without a PressReader account, you can still access any of the titles offered by Ottawa Public Library on PressReader.
  • All you need is a library card and a pin to sign in via a login page on the OPL website or PressReader App. That’s it!
  • Customers logged in through App need to re-authenticate after 30 days while Customers logged in through EzProxy (via library website) need to re-authenticate after 2 days
  • For the download storage, customers have the option to choose how long they wanted to keep the downloaded back issues.
  • The Wall Street Journal is now available from PressReader.,
  • Access to The Globe and Mail is limited to customers using PressReader in a library branch due to restrictions imposed by the publisher.
  • Full-text remote access for Globe & Mail is available from Canadian Major Dailies_ProQuest. 
  • The Washington Post is no longer available from the PressReader platform as per the publisher's request. However, full-text access for The Washington Post is available from our other two databases: Academic OneFile and Gale OneFile: Business. (delayed 1 day).
  • Los Angeles Times is no longer available from the PressReader platform as per the publisher's request. 
  • PressReader stopped the distribution of Russian content, due to the decision of its upper management.