Databases for Newspapers

Databases with Multiple Newspapers


Access to over 500 national and international newspapers. Includes full text for the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. (from ProQuest)

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Campus Research New and Improved at WestlawNEXT

Powered by Westlaw, a comprehensive collection of news, business, and law-related information sources. Provides hundreds of newspapers--national and international, magazines, news wires, trade journals, and company information. Access to Hoover's Basic Company Reports and Profiles and SEC filings. Includes federal and state case law, statues, regulations, and administrative codes, as well as European Union information, law reviews and journals, American Law Reports, and American Jurisprudence 2d. Campus Research will soon be part of the new Westlaw database, WestlawNEXT.

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Individual Newspapers and Specialized Collections

Alternative Press Center

"The Alternative Press Center is a non-profit collective dedicated to providing access to and increasing public awareness of the alternative press. Founded in 1969, it remains one of the oldest self-sustaining alternative media institutions in the United States."


Chicago Tribune 

Full text newspaper articles from 1996.  For coverage from1985 to current see ProQuest NewsStand.

1996--current | Full text


Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Sponsored by the Library of Congress & the National Endowment for the Humanities, provides select digital access to American newspapers from 1880 to 1910 and a directory of newspapers published in the U.S. from 1690 to the present.

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Google News Archive Search

Search the archives of newspapers, magazines, and other publications and  create time lines.


Historical Newspapers--Minneapolis Tribune

"The Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue." Not currently available, but coverage will re-instated soon.

1867--1922 | Full text | More info


New York Times

Search for full text newspaper articles. (from ProQuest)

1995--current | Full text


ProQuest Digital Microfilm

View a digitized microfilm version (PDF) of the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal from 2008 to current. See pictures, advertisements, etc. as well as text. Older microfilm versions are available in the Reference Room. (from ProQuest)

2008--current | Full text


Wall Street Journal

Search for full text newspaper articles. (from ProQuest)

1984--current | Full text


Winona Newspaper Project

Online archive of three late 19th century and early 20th century Winona newspapers. Includes available issues of the Winona Argus, the Winona Daily Republican and the Winona Republican Herald.

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