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A guide to locating newspapers for your research.
Last Updated: Oct 28, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

U.S. Newspapers Print Page

Major U.S. Newspapers (19th-20th Centuries)

[United States-including cities and administrative divisions].
Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

Full-text editions of historical newspapers.

African American Newspapers

Full-text editions of historical African American newspapers.

Databases For Major U.S. Newspapers

For full-text articles from most major US newspapers published since the mid-1990s, search the news databases listed below.

See also Chicago Newspapers.

  • ProQuest Newsstand  
    Contains many major US newspapers, including the Chicago Tribune. Can be searched with ProQuest's historical newspaper collections.
  • Factiva  
    Full-text of most major US newspapers including the New York Times, Washington Post, and Wall Street Journal. Will often include online content (blogs, online-only articles) normally available on newspaper websites. Select "Sources" to locate specific titles or newspapers by geography.
  • LexisNexis Academic  
    Includes a broad collection of national, local and regional newspapers, and aggregates articles from newspapers not included in LexisNexis Academic.
  • Newspaper Source  
    U.S. and some selected international newspapers.

Other Databases For U.S. Newspapers

For articles from newspapers that are no longer published, weekly newspapers, or specialized newspapers, search the following databases.

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