Newspapers

Collection of links to online current and historical newspaper databases.

 

CURRENT NEWSPAPERS

 

Newspaper Source Plus

Newspaper Source provides selected full text for 25 national and international newspapers, in addition to full text for more than 200 regional newspapers.  Some titles only include staff articles (rather than wire service).  Includes recent newspapers (late 1990s/2010s - present) following a short embargo period.  Includes New York Times, Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, Oregonian, Pittsburgh Post Gazette, St, Louis Post Dispatch, Wisconsin State Journal, Capital Times and even the Advance-Titan.  

HTML Full Text: Yes     Page Images: Some   Article Segmentation: Yes.

 

LexisNexis - Nexis Uni

In addition to important legal and business resources, Nexis Uni provides access to thousands of national and international newspapers.  Important English language titles include Financial Times, The Sun (London), New York Post, Lost Angeles Times, Tampa Bay Times, Philadelphia Inquirer.  Also included are the Capital Times and Wisconsin State Journal. 

 

HTML Full Text: Yes     Page Images: No   Article Segmentation: Yes.

 

U.S. Newsstream

Searchable U.S. news content and archives stretching back to the 1980s in active full-text format. Includes  The New York Times, the Wall Street JournalWashington PostLos Angeles TimesBoston GlobeNewsday,  Chicago Tribune, Wisconsin State Journal   as well as over 80 Gannett titles, including Wisconsin newspapers from Oshkosh, Appleton, Green Bay, Sheboygan, Stevens Point and Wausau.   

 

HTML Full Text: Yes     Page Images: No   Article Segmentation: Yes.

 

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Full-text daily and weekly Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus for a small handful of titles, newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s. Provided by BadgerLink.

 

HTML Full Text: No    Page Images: Yes   Article Segmentation: Yes.

 

 

HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS

 

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998

Readex Newsbank's African American Newspapers, 1827-1998, provides more than 270 African American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries.

 

HTML Full Text: No    Page Images: Yes   Article Segmentation: Yes.

 

British Library Newspapers

Contains full runs of influential national and regional newspapers representing different political and cultural segments of British society.

  

HTML Full Text: No    Page Images: Yes   Article Segmentation: Yes.

 

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century Burney Collection

The largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 - 1817).

 

HTML Full Text: No    Page Images: Yes   Article Segmentation: Yes.

 

Early American Newspapers, 1690-1922

Early American Newspapers allows users to search more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 states.

The resource is actually a combined database of 14 different Readex series, including the African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 series listed above, as well as Redex Newsbank's Caribbean and Hispanic  newspaper collections.  Major papers included  New Orleans Time-Picayune, Cleaveland Plain Dealer, Milwaukee Sentinal, Kansas City Star, Dallas Morning News, and the Oregonian. 

 

HTML Full Text: No    Page Images: Yes   Article Segmentation: Yes

 

New York Times (1851-2014)

The Historical New York Times (1851-2014) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue.

 

HTML Full Text: No    Page Images: Yes   Article Segmentation: Yes

 

Newspaper Archive (Wisconsin)

Large, online newspaper resource for historical and genealogical information, spanning more than 150 years of family history, small-town events, world news and more. Many very small newspapers are included but without great chronologically coverage.  In fact, some have only a single issue available.  Communities with the most coverage include Oshkosh, Eau Claire, Appleton, La Crosse, Janesville, Madison, Manitowoc, and Kenosha. 

 

HTML Full Text: No    Page Images: Yes   Article Segmentation: No

 

Newspapers.com

Searchable archive of over 10,000 newspapers from the United States and around the world. Far less robust coverage of Wisconsin newspapers than NewspaperArchive but  is strong in the Waukesha Freeman, Janesville Daily Gazette, Appleton Motor, Oshkosh Democrat and the Eau Claire daily telegram. 

 

HTML Full Text: No    Page Images: Yes   Article Segmentation: Yes

  

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
Gale's Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers captures a variety of newspaper resources, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration. Includes newspapers published by African Americans, Native Americans, women's rights groups, labor groups, the Confederacy, and other groups and interests.  While the collection includes the Milwaukee Sentinal and the Rocky Mountain News, for for the most part, it include mostly  more obscure titles. 

 

HTML Full Text: No    Page Images: Yes   Article Segmentation: Yes

 

Times Digital Archive

An online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times (London), one of the most highly regarded resources for the 19th – 20th Century.

 

HTML Full Text: No    Page Images: Yes   Article Segmentation: Yes

 

Chronicling America 

An online free resource of the Library of Congress with newspapers from most U.S. states including strong coverage in some unique areas of the country.

  

HTML Full Text: No    Page Images: Yes   Article Segmentation: No

 

British Library Newspapers

Contains full runs of influential national and regional newspapers representing different political and cultural segments of British society.

 

HTML Full Text: No    Page Images: Yes   Article Segmentation: Yes