Join Your Library In Highland And Get Free Access To Newspapers Online
26th January 2016
Library Press Display.
Browse and read hundreds of full content premium newspapers and magazines for FREE.
All you need is your library card number.
Library users gain free access to local newspapers and from around the world on the day they are published. It provides online access to newspapers and magazines in full-colour, full-page format. It is just like reading the print version, including the articles, pictures, classifieds and notices. There are nearly 2,200 papers from 97 countries in 57 languages to choose from, with many popular Scottish titles.
Local and Scottish newspapers
The Press and Journal (Highlands and Islands), The Sunday Post, The Scotsman, Evening Express, Scotland on Sunday, SCOTS Heritage Magazine, Scottish Daily Mail, Scottish Field, Sunday Herald, and The Scottish Mail on Sunday.
Magazines on PressDisplay
You can also read hundreds of popular international magazines on PressDisplay including: French Vogue, Elle Magazine, Elle Decoration (France and Italy), BBC Good Food, BBC History, SFX: The Sci-Fi and Fantasy Magazine, Crochet World, Cycling Plus, Digital Camera World, Sky at Night Magazine and many more. Select ‘Search title' to search by country or langauge.
Log in with your library card number. Use the latest versions of Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari and Firefox browsers.
How to access PressDisplay
1. Visit the Press Display Website http://library.pressdisplay.com
2. Login using your barcode/library card number and click Login.
(Please enter the 14-digit barcode number on the back of your library card. If you have a smart card starting 63360 or 6337, please enter the first 14-digits only, leaving off the last two digits.)
3. You should now be logged into Press Display. (If you cannot log in using your borrower card please contact us.)
4. Hover over Select - Title - at the top of the page on the right hand side to select your newspaper by country, language or by title.
Highlife Highland offer many services including the Highlife Card for access to sports and other leisure facilities.
High Life Highland and the Neil Gunn Trust are delighted to announce that from Monday 20th September 2021, the 21/22 Neil Gunn Writing Competition is open for entries. The lead judge is distinguished author and patron of the Neil Gunn Trust, James Robertson.
High Life Highland, the Charity responsible for the operation of libraries across Highland has welcomed two new reports on the role of libraries in communities during lockdown and what it will look like after the pandemic. Chairman of High Life Highland's Charity Board, Ian Ross said, "We have been aware of a report written by the Carnegie Trust about libraries since the document was released to the public.
In a report being presented to The Highland Council's Recovery Board on 24th August, Steve Walsh, High Life Highland's Chief Executive, has outlined the charity's road to financial recovery thanks to its bounceback campaign. Mr Walsh explained, "It now seems like an over-used phrase, but when the pandemic hit in March it was clear that High Life Highland, along with every other organisation was facing unprecedented challenges.
High Life Highland are taking the first steps in their Caithness bounceback campaign next week with the introduction of a collect and return service at Thurso Library. From Wednesday 22nd July Thurso library customers will be able to access items by requesting them in advance and booking a timeslot for collection.
HIGH LIFE HIGHLAND FOCUSING ON SUPPORTING COMMUNITIES. High Life Highland today confirmed that the Charity has reached the difficult decision to close all archive centres, libraries, leisure centres, museums and swimming pools across the Highlands in line with both Scottish Government and UK Government's advice to minimise social contact.
Pilot gives access to more than 120 libraries - and 1.6 million books. A pilot for a single card that can be used in any library has been launched in the north east.
Recycling Books and DVD's is to be one way local libraries can raise funds for new items. If you would like to help and get a bargain at the same time then head to Thurso library on the day of the sale..
In recent weeks a corner of north-west London has become an unlikely battleground, with scenes that could eventually play out across the country. Brent Council's decision to close six of its 12 libraries has been met with a staunch protest movement and on-going legal challenges, but following an approval from high court judges the council looks to be finally getting its way.