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Newspaper and Magazine Articles

PressReader Restricted Resource Resource is highly recommended Resource contains newspapers
A comprehensive digital news resource offering over 5,000 newspapers and magazines from around the world. PressReader provides same-day full-content access to periodicals in over 60 languages.
U.S. Newsstream Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
This database enables users to search and access current U.S. news content, as well as archives that stretch back into the 1980s. It features top newspapers, wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites in full-text format. Titles include the Des Moines Register, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Newsday, and numerous other regional and local Gannett titles. Content is updated daily and cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform.

International Newspapers

Acceda Noticias (English interface) Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
2000-present. Online resource that provides full-text information from over 40 Spanish-language newspapers and news services based mostly in the United States, Mexico, and some countries in Central and South America.
GlobalPost Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
GlobalPost presents nonpartisan news stories on countries worldwide. Features color photographs, videos, and audio as well as text. Focus is on political and social issues.
ICON: International Newspaper Coalition Database
ICON provides information on newspapers published outside the United States. Administered by the Center for Research Libraries, it contains over 27,000 records from the CRL, Library of Congress, New York State Library, University of Washington, University of Illinois, and University of Connecticut.
Acceda Noticias (Spanish interface) Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
2000-present. Online resource that provides full-text information from over 50 Spanish-language newspapers and news services based mostly in the United States, Mexico, and some countries in Central and South America.
AllAfrica
Aggregates and indexes content from over 130 African news organizations, plus more than 200 other sources. Available in English or French.
Newspaper Source Plus Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
1994-present. Provides selected full text for over 180 regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns, and other sources, as well as indexing and abstracts for national newspapers.
Independent Online
A source for news, classifieds, and information from South Africa. Contains hundreds of local news items, all fully searchable. In English.
Pravda Digital Archive Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
Pravda is the primary Soviet and Russian newspaper beginning in 1912 with the revolution and continuing to the present day. The newspaper is published in Russian and searchable in Cyrillic or Roman characters. Mac users should use the Safari browser. All users should be sure to use the current version of Adobe Reader.
Transitions Online (TOL)
Independent online news source from the Czech Republic, covers news, analysis, politics, and culture from central and eastern Europe and the Balkans. In English.

Historical Newspapers and Magazines

20th Century American Newspapers, Series 1 Restricted Resource
Subset of America's Historical Newspapers. Includes access to full text of: The Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio), 1923-1991; The Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana), 1923-1988; and The Oregonian (Portland, Oregon), 1923-1987.
20th Century American Newspapers, Series 3 Restricted Resource
Subset of America's Historical Newspapers. Includes access to full text of: The Augusta Chronicle (Augusta, Georgia), 1923-1993; The Dallas Morning News (Dallas, Texas), 1923-1984; and The Springfield Republican/Union (Springfield, Massachusetts), 1923-1987.
African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
A subset of America's Historical Newspapers, created from the most extensive African American newspaper archives in the United States. Beginning with Freedom's Journal (NY), the first African American newspaper published in the United States, the titles in this collection include The Colored Citizen (OH), Rights of All (NY), Wisconsin Afro-American, New York Age, Virginia Journal and Alexandria Advertiser, Richmond Planet, Cleveland Gazette, The Appeal (MN), and hundreds of others from every region of the U.S.
Center for Research Libraries
A consortium of North American universities, colleges, and independent research libraries that acquires and preserves traditional and digital resources for research and teaching.
Chicago Tribune Historical (1849-1990) Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
Searchable online access to the full text of the Chicago Tribune (including advertisements) from 1849 through 1990. Available through ProQuest Historical Newspapers. For more recent editions, see National Newspapers Expanded.
Chronicling America: Library of Congress National Digital Newspaper Program Resource contains newspapers
Provides free and searchable access to more than 11 million pages of historic newspapers published in the United States and its territories between 1789 and 1922.
Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The distinctive collection features hundreds of Hispanic American newspapers, including many long scattered and forgotten titles published in the 19th century. Based on the "Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project," a national research effort directed by Professor Nicolás Kanellos, this digital resource is the first in a new American Ethnic Newspapers series, available within America's Historical Newspapers
Latin American Newspapers Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
1805-1922. Searchable collection of 35 historical Latin American newspapers published in Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Trinidad, and Venezuela.
Nineteenth Century UK Periodicals Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
1801-1900. Database containing over one million pages of periodicals published in Great Britain, including titles on women, children, sports & leisure, and humor.
Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 Restricted Resource
Provides indexing of general-interest periodicals published in the United States, including full coverage of the Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature. Reflects the history of the 20th century, offering access to information about history, culture, and seminal developments across nine decades.
Times Digital Archive 1785-2006 [London Times] Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
Fully searchable access to the complete backfile of The Times of London, including text, images, editorials, and advertisements.
Women's Magazine Archive Restricted Resource
Digital collection of leading women's-interest magazines, including Good Housekeeping, Ladies' Home Journal, Better Homes and Gardens, and others, with content from 1886 up to 2005. Issues are scanned in color from cover to cover, including advertisements, and are fully searchable.
America's Historical Newspapers Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
1690-1922. Electronic editions-of-record for local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers compiled in a single database. Paid ads are excluded.
WorldCat Restricted Resource
The OCLC catalog of books, web resources, and other materials held in libraries worldwide. Search individual newspapers and magazines by titles to locate microform copies within driving distance or sources for interlibrary loan.
Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 2, 3, 11 (1690-1922) Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
1690-1922. Full text of hundreds of early American newspapers, including titles from all of today's 50 states.
New York Times Historical (1851-2013) Restricted Resource Resource contains images Resource contains newspapers
Complete online access (including advertisements) to the full text of the New York Times from 1851 to 2013. For current access, see U.S. Newsstream, LexisNexis Academic, and other sources.
Poole's Index to Periodical Literature
Print Location: 4th Floor East Wall
Print reference work that indexes dozens of popular and scholarly periodicals of the 19th century.
Pravda Digital Archive Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
Pravda is the primary Soviet and Russian newspaper beginning in 1912 with the revolution and continuing to the present day. The newspaper is published in Russian and searchable in Cyrillic or Roman characters. Mac users should use the Safari browser. All users should be sure to use the current version of Adobe Reader.
Wellesley Index to Victorian Periodicals
Print Location: 4th Floor East Wall
1824-1900. Print reference work providing a bibliography of major periodicals published primarily in Great Britain.

U.S. Newspapers and Magazines (Current)

Access World News Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
Electronic editions-of-record for valuable local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers. Also contains full-text content from key international sources.
LexisNexis Academic Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
Provides access to a wide range of full-text content for news, business, legal, and reference information. Particularly strong in legislative, government, corporate, financial, and demographic information, as well as market research and industry reports.
New America Media Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Founded by alternative news outlet Pacific News Service, New America Media is an aggregator and disseminator of multimedia content and services. With English-translated content from more than 700 ethnic media partners, it is the largest collaboration of ethnic news organizations.
PressReader Restricted Resource Resource is highly recommended Resource contains newspapers
A comprehensive digital news resource offering over 5,000 newspapers and magazines from around the world. PressReader provides same-day full-content access to periodicals in over 60 languages.
Scarlet & Black (Grinnell College) Resource contains newspapers
1894-present. Newspaper published by the students of Grinnell College. The Scarlet & Black website features articles from 2007 to the present. The fully-searchable online archive covers from the first edition in September 1894 through May 2010.

Policy Statement:
This online file of the S&B represents the archive of the paper as originally published and maintained by the Grinnell College Libraries. We seek to balance open access to the historical record with students’ reasonable expectations of privacy. The online file is open to all users of the Internet for searching. However, it will not be crawled or indexed by Internet search tools like Google. The content of the online file will not be altered and will not be removed, except as might be required by law. Questions or concerns should be addressed to the Librarian of the College.
Note: For current issues only.
Scarlet & Black (Grinnell College) Resource contains newspapers
1894-present. Newspaper published by the students of Grinnell College. The Scarlet & Black website features articles from 2007 to the present. The fully-searchable online archive covers from the first edition in September 1894 through May 2010.

Policy Statement:
This online file of the S&B represents the archive of the paper as originally published and maintained by the Grinnell College Libraries. We seek to balance open access to the historical record with students’ reasonable expectations of privacy. The online file is open to all users of the Internet for searching. However, it will not be crawled or indexed by Internet search tools like Google. The content of the online file will not be altered and will not be removed, except as might be required by law. Questions or concerns should be addressed to the Librarian of the College.
Note: 1894-2010.
New York Times Historical (1851-2013) Restricted Resource Resource contains images Resource contains newspapers
Complete online access (including advertisements) to the full text of the New York Times from 1851 to 2013. For current access, see U.S. Newsstream, LexisNexis Academic, and other sources.
Newspaper Source Plus Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
1994-present. Provides selected full text for over 180 regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, newspaper columns, and other sources, as well as indexing and abstracts for national newspapers.
ProQuest Digital Microfilm Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
2008-present (with a lag of a few months). Digital scans of the Des Moines Register and New York Times. Older editions of these papers are available in other library databases and on tangible microfilm.
National Geographic Magazine
1959-present. The magazine of the National Geographic Society includes indexes with references to articles, television specials and videos, and other NGS periodicals, as well as books, maps, and atlases.
Cedar Rapids Gazette Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
Provides the electronic edition-of-record for this Iowa newspaper, excluding paid advertisements. Access is through the NewsBank database.
AP Images (Associated Press) Restricted Resource Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Constantly updated, AP Images provides access to millions of primary source photos from 1825 to the present. Also provides audio, video, graphics, and interactives. This database may be used for educational purposes only.
Regional Business News Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
1990-present. Comprehensive full-text coverage for regional business publications including 80 business journals, newspapers, and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.
Chicago Tribune Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
Provides the electronic edition of record for this Chicago newspaper, excluding paid advertisements. Access is through the America's Newspapers database.
Des Moines Register Resource contains newspapers
The Des Moines Register is the Iowa newspaper with the largest circulation. The link above goes to a page with information on how to access the Register in various formats (online, microfilm, and print).

Additional access options are listed on this page maintained by Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa.
New York Times and Index Resource contains newspapers
The New York Times is one of the leading news providers in the U.S. This link goes to a page with options for accessing the New York Times in the Grinnell College Libraries.
Ethnic NewsWatch Restricted Resource Resource contains newspapers
Full text of newspapers published by U.S. ethnic communities including African American, Arabic, Asian, Filipino, Finnish, Greek, Hispanic, Italian, Jewish, Native American, Pacific Islander, Russian, and more.
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