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Current Newspapers

Some direct links and RSS feeds to popular newspapers:

Pennsylvania:


National:

  • Wall Street Journal (New York, NY) - Print Only 
    No RSS Feed available.


International:

  • Yomiuri Shimbun (Tokyo, JPN)
    Available exclusively through Dickinson's database access. Over 11 million articles from every issue of Japan’s major newspaper, The yomiuri Shimbun. In four parts: 1) The Meiji, Taisho and Showa Eras section (1874-1989), 2) The Heisei Era section (September 1986 onwards),  3) The Daily yomiuri section (September 1989 onwards), and 4) The Contemporary Who’s Who, with searchable biographical data and articles on over 26,000 prominent individuals. Includes photos, images, advertisements. Search in Japanese or English. English versions of modern articles are available. Coverage Range: 1874 to present. Full-Text. No RSS Feed available.

Additional Links

Online Newspapers is a website that provides links to current newspapers from countries throughout the world.

Databases

Newspaper articles are a type of periodical and can be located using an index, or database. The following databases are great for locating newspaper articles:

Newspaper Source Plus
More than 850 national and international newspapers, plus 870,000+ television and radio news transcripts, including: ABC News (American Broadcasting Company), ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), CBS News, CNBC, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, and PBS. • Coverage Range: Mid 1990s-present • Full-Text
Lexis-Nexis - Academic Universe
Access to hundreds of newspaper s from around the world, plus a wealth of legal, business, medical, and reference information. • Years of Publication: Coverage varies but generally 1980s to current • Full-Text
World News Connection
A news translation service produced by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) for the U.S. Foreign Broadcast Service, a government agency which monitors and translates newspapers, radio and television broadcasts, and official statements of foreign governments. • Years of Publication: 1994 to present • Full-Text • 5 Simultaneous Users

Citations

If you already have a newspaper citation, and need to locate the article, use the following steps:

  1. Search the Journal Locator using the title of the newspaper.
  2. If your newspaper is not listed in the results, search the library catalog.
  3. If not available in the Library Catalog or the Journal Locator, use ILLiad to request the article from another library.
  4. Still having trouble? Ask a Librarian for help.

Historical Newspapers

Some links to historical newspapers:

Pennsylvania:


National:

  • Boston Globe (1872-1981) 
    Limit your search to the Boston Globe by deselecting the other newspapers in the database selection menu.
  • Chicago Defender (1910-1975) 
    Limit your search to the Chicago Defender by deselecting the other newspapers in the database selection menu. For 1999-Present, click here.
  • Chicago Tribune (1849-1988) 
    Limit your search to the Chicago Tribune by deselecting the other newspapers in the database selection menu.
  • New York Times (1851-2006)
    Limit your search to the New York Times by deselecting the other newspapers in the database selection menu.
  • Washington Post (1887-1995)
    Limit your search to the Washington Post by deselecting the other newspapers in the database selection menu.

International:

Databases

Newspaper articles are a type of periodical and can be located using an index, or database. The following databases are great for locating historical newspaper articles:


19th Century British Library Newspapers
Full runs (where possible) of 48 newspapers selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. Includes national and regional newspapers from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Special attention was paid to include newspapers that helped lead particular political or social movements such as Reform, Chartism, and Home Rule. The penny papers aimed at the working and clerical classes are also present in the collection. Cross-searchable with other collections via NewsVault. • Coverage Range: 1800-1900 • Full-Text • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning
19th Century U.S. Newspapers
Historical primary source newspapers, featuring full-text content including images. Covers newspapers that published in the 1800s from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S.   • Coverage Range: 1800s   • Full-Text   • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning
Accessible Archives
Full-text access to a number of American 19th-century journals and newspapers. Special African-American, Civil War and Pennsylvania coverage. • Coverage Range: 19th century • Full-Text • Vendor: Accessible Archives Inc. • Jumpstart Searchable
Chronicling America (Library of Congress)
"Search America's historic newspapers pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress." - blurb from the website
Civil War Era
Full-text runs of regional U.S. NEWSpapers from the 1850s, as well as pamphlets covering a wide range of topics. Contains primary source documents that encompass the buildup to and evolution of the American Civil War that shaped the Nation's identity.   • Coverage Range:    • Full-Text   • Vendor: ProQuest
Financial Times (London) Historical Archive
The complete run of the London edition of the authoritative daily business NEWSpaper, from its first issue to the end of 2006. with additional annual updates. A resource for studying history, business, management, finance and politics. Every individual article, advertisement and market listing is included and shown individually and in the context of the full page and issue of the day. Cross-searchable with other collections via NewsVault.   • Coverage Range: 1888 – 2006, updated annually   • Full-Text   • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning
Google News Archive Search
"Search and explore information from historical archives dating back over 200 years." -- blurb from website -- Use Google to search news archives and generate timelines based on historical events. • Years of Publication: Varies • Full-Text
Historical Newspapers
Fully searchable, full-text copies of articles and images from the Atlanta Constitution; Atlanta Daily World; Boston Globe; Chicago Tribune; Los Angeles Sentinel; New York Amsterdam News; Pittsburgh Courier; The Chicago Defender; The New York Times; The Washington Post. Coverage varies by paper but goes back as far as 1851. • Coverage Range: 1851-2005 • Full-Textt
Illustrated Civil War Newspapers and Magazines
Citations, some with abstracts or tables of contents, to ethics and literature on the ethical, legal, and social implications of genetic and genomic research and its applications from many disciplines and publication types including journals, NEWSpapers, books, bills, laws, court decisions, reports, and audiovisuals. To obtain full-text, search the Library catalog or Journal locator once you have identified a specific citation; ask a librarian for help if you have difficulty.   • Coverage Range:    • Citations Only   • Vendor: Georgetown University
NewsVault
Allow for cross-searching of 19th Century British Library Newspapers, 19th Century U.S. Newspapers, Economist Historical Archive, Financial Times Historical Archive, Listener Historical Archive, Sunday Times (London) Digital Archive, Times (London) Digital Archive, and Times (London) Literary Supplement Historical Archive. • Coverage Range: 19th and 20th centuries • Full-Text • Vendor: GALE Cengage Learning
Nineteenth Century Collections Online Archive (ncco)
Primary source material in Western as well as non-Western languages, sourced from rare collections at libraries and other institutions around the globe. Includes (1) British Politics and Society: sources related to the political climate in Great Britain; (2) European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection: full-text of more than 9,500 English, French and German titles including fiction, short prose, dramatic works, poetry and more – with a focus on especially difficult-to-find works by lesser-known, historically neglected writers. (3) Asia and the West: Diplomacy and Cultural Exchange: covering international relations between Asian countries and the West during the 19th century, including government reports, diplomatic correspondence, periodicals, newspapers, treaties, trade agreements, NGO papers, and more; (4) British Theatre, Music, and Literature: High and Popular Culture features a wide range of primary sources related to the arts in the Victorian era, from playbills and scripts to operas and complete scores. • Coverage Range: 19th Century • Full-Text • Vendor: Gale

Citations

If you already have a newspaper citation, and need to locate the article, use the following steps:

  1. Search the Journal Locator using the title of the newspaper.
  2. If your newspaper is not listed in the results, search the library catalog.
  3. If not available in the Library Catalog or the Journal Locator, use ILLiad to request the article from another library.
  4. Still having trouble? Ask a Librarian for help.

Other Newspaper Offerings

By no means could we provide a complete list of every newspaper/periodical offering within a single site, as both the databases and our subscriptions change constantly. However, we felt it important that the users be made aware of the additional following offerings:

Historical Newspapers


Other Newspaper Databases

Alternative Press Index
Contains citations and some full-text articles from alternative, radical and left periodicals, NEWSpapers, and magazines. It is international in scope with its central focus on socialism, national liberation, labor, indigenous peoples, gays, lesbians, feminism, ecology, democracy, and anarchism. Covers material from 1991 to the present. Click on the "Get It" button to access full-text when available.   • Coverage Range: 1991 to present   • Some Full-Text   • Vendor: EBSCO   • Jumpstart Searchable
Alternative Press Index Archives
Journal, NEWSpaper, and magazine articles from over 700 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. Covering theories and practices of socialism and revolution alongside ecology, democracy and anarchism, feminism and organized labor, indigenous peoples and gays/lesbians, the coverage is both international and interdisciplinary   • Coverage Range: 1969-1990   • Some Full-Text   • Vendor: EBSCO   • Jumpstart Searchable
Gallica (French Language)
One of the largest digital libraries, Gallica offers free access to digitized books (including pamphlets), images, and sound resources in the original French. The collection, digitized by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, continues to grow and includes prestigious publications, dictionaries, and periodicals. • Full-Text   • Vendor: Bibliotheque nationale de France (BnF)
GenderWatch
Resource addressing the evolution of the women's movement, men's studies, the transgendered community, and the changes in gender roles over the years. Publications are mostly full-text and date from 1970 to the present. They include scholarly journals, magazines, NEWSpapers, newsletters, regional publications, books, and reports from government agencies and non-governmental organizations.   • Coverage Range: 1970 to present   • Mostly Full-Text   • Vendor: ProQuest
GenETHX (Genetics Ethics)
Citations, some with abstracts or tables of contents, to ethics and literature on the ethical, legal, and social implications of genetic and genomic research and its applications from many disciplines and publication types including journals, NEWSpapers, books, bills, laws, court decisions, reports, and audiovisuals. To obtain full-text, search the Library catalog or Journal locator once you have identified a specific citation; ask a librarian for help if you have difficulty.   • Citations Only   • Vendor: Georgetown University
Women's Studies International
Core database for feminist research from 1972 to the present. Contains citations and some full-text of journals, NEWSpapers, newsletters, bulletins, books, book chapters, proceedings, reports, theses, dissertations, non-governmental organization studies, Web sites & Web documents, and grey literature.   • Coverage Range: 1972-Present   • Full-Text   • Vendor: EBSCO   • Jumpstart Searchable
Ethnic News Watch
Covers news, culture and history from publications of the ethnic, minority, and native press. • Coverage Range: 1990 to present • Mostly Full-Text • Vendor: ProQuest