Databases and Research Tools, Format = Newspapers

  • The newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media available from the British Library.

  • Provides access to primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life, among other subjects.

  • Full-text access to newspapers at the local, state, regional, national and international levels.  From Newsbank.

    Coverage: Varies
  • Full-text of african american 19th century newspapers: Freedom's Journal, The Colored American, The North Star, The National Era, Provincial Freeman, Frederick Douglass Paper, and The Christian Recorder,

    Coverage varies, 1827 - 1902.
  • Full-text, primary-source archive of historical African newspapers. Includes over 60 newspapers published between 1800 and 1924 in Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, and other countries across sub-Saharan Africa. Part of the Readex World Newspaper Archive.

    1800-1924
  • Searchable database of text of early American newspapers. Articles and pages can be viewed as images in a Web browser, or downloaded as pdf documents. Part of the Archive of Americana collection from Newsbank/Readex.

    Covers: 1690-1876.
  • Part of the America's Historical Newspapers collection, Caribbean Newspapers, Series 1, 1718-1876, is a fully searchable collection of over 130 18th- and 19th-century newspapers from twenty-two Caribbean islands. Most newspapers were published in the English language, but a number of Danish-, French-, and Spanish-language titles are included—essential for researching colonial history, the Atlantic slave trade, international commerce and relations, New World slavery, and related topics.

    NOTE: Select 'Eras in the History of the Caribbean' on the search page.

    1718—1876
  • The database from Accessible Archives contains the full text of major articles gleaned from over 2,500 issues of The New York Herald, The Charleston Mercury, and the Richmond Enquirer, published between November 1, 1860 and April 15, 1865.

    Covers: 1860-1865
  • Full-text facsimile images of newspapers published in the U.S. between 1690-1876.

    Covers: 1690-1876.
  • E&E News is composed of four daily publications that track energy, environmental and climate policy. Publications include GreenWire, Climatewire, E&E Daily, E&E DailyPM, LandLetter and reports.

  • Full-text database of English and Spanish language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries.

    Covers: 1808-1980.
  • Newspaper database for Asahi shinbun 1945+. Also includes articles from the weekly magazines Aera and Shukan Asahi, and from the annual new-word dictionary Chiezo.Text is in Japanese.

    Covers 1945+
  • News coverage in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources. Company information. Federal and states court cases back to 1789.

    Coverage varies
  • Database of digital full-text articles the Los Angeles Times (1881-1990) from Proquest.

    Covers: 1881-1990.
  • Digital full-text database of current Los Angeles Times articles (1985+) from Proquest.

    Covers: 1985 - current.
  • A searchable index to 250 Arabic newspapers.

  • Database of full-text New York Times articles. From Proquest.

    Covers: 1999 - current.
  • Part of Newsbank's "Access World News" site. Searchable text of over 800 news sources in the United States.  Includes newspapers, blogs, and some video feeds.

  • Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 U.S. & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.
    Ebsco
  • Historical coverage of the London Times newspaper. Provides citations to the text available on microfilm in McHenry Library. This resource is part of the "Historical Newspapers Online" site.

    Covers 1906-1980.
  • Index to articles from historical London Times newspaper published 1790-1905 (available on microfilm in McHenry Library). Full text images are available for the years 1790 to 1870.  This resource is part of the 'Historical Newspapers Online' site.

    Covers 1790-1905, full text available for 1824-1870.
  • Database from Accessible Archives that contains the full text of the newspaper, 1728 - 1800. The Pennsylvania Gazette is considered newspaper of record for the 18th century.

    Covers 1728-1800.
  • Access to full text of People's Daily newspaper archives, in Chinese.

    1946-2005
  • Pravda (or “Truth”) was the official voice of Soviet communism and the Central Committee of the Communist Party between 1918 and 1991, when Boris Yeltsin signed a decree closing Pravda down.  Founded in 1912 in St. Petersburg, Russia, Pravda originated as an underground, daily workers’ newspaper, and soon became the main newspaper of the revolutionary wing of the Russian socialist movement.

  • Searchable database of articles from 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

    Covers: 1990 - current.
    Regional Business News
    Ebsco
  • Full-text searchable database of the San Francisco Chronicle from Proquest.

    1865-1922
  • Database of full-text New York Times articles.  Full text covers New York Daily Times (1851-1857) and the New York Times (1857-2001). From Proquest.

    Covers: 1851-2001.
  • Searchable database of Wall Street Journal articles from Proquest.

    Covers: 1982-current.
  • Complete, searchable digital edition of The Times (London) from 1785-2006.  Includes all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.  Provides facsimile images of individual articles or a complete page.

    Covers 1785-2006
    Gale
  • The Television News Archive collection at Vanderbilt University is the world's most extensive and complete archive of television news. The site indexes individual network evening news broadcasts from the major U.S. national broadcast networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN, and special news-related programming since 1989.

  • Searchable database of full text Wall Street Journal articles (backfile) from Proquest.

    Covers 1889-1986.
  • Searchable, full-text database of non-U.S. newspapers and other media sources. Includes translated and English-language news and information. WNC covers significant socioeconomic, political, scientific, technical, and environmental issues and events. Material is provided to the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) by the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS), a U.S. government agency.

    Covers: 2000-