A SELECTION OF ONLINE NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS FOR KEEPING UP WITH THE PAST
The past is never dead. It's not even past.
-- William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun, Act I (1951)
The selected list of online newspapers and periodicals to help you keep up with the past does not include references to IUB's holdings in print or microform.
17th and 18th Century Burney Collection
A full-text, fully searchable digital archive of nearly 1,270 newspapers and news pamphlets from the United Kingdom. Coverage: 1600-1799
19th Century British Library Newspapers
Searchable full text of full runs of newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth-century Britain.
19th Century Historical United States Newspapers
A digital archive of American historical newspapers from the 19th century
Access World News
Full-text access to local and regional newspapers. Includes access to the Chicago Tribune, as well as America's Historical Newspapers, 1690-1922
A collection of newspapers and magazines, including among other titles: African American Newspapers, selected items about The Civil War, Frederick Douglass Paper, Freedom's Journal, Godey's Lady's Book, The Lily, The National Era, Old Post Union, The New York Herald, The North Starand Old Post Union
African American Newspapers (1827-1998)
Full text of African American newspapers
African-American Newspapers: The 19th Century
Database contains the complete text of articles from some of the major African- American newspapers published in the United States during the 19th century. Coverage: selected 19th century
African American Periodicals, 1825-1995
Searchable, full text articles from more than 170 African American periodicals
40 fully searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries
American Broadsides and Ephemera, Series I, 1760-1900
Full-color digital facsimiles of 18th- and 19th-century American ephemeral publications (broadsides, ballads, programs, sermons, libretti, etc) Coverage: 1760-1900
American Periodicals Series Online
Digital archive of 1000 American magazine and journal titles, from 1740 to 1900.
America's Historical Newspapers
(Also known as Early American Newspapers) More than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published during the past four centuries, including titles from all 50 present states, 1690-1922.
Atlanta Daily World(ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
Full-page digital archive of the Atlanta Daily World, 1931-2003
British Newspapers 1600-1900
Comprehensive digital access to historic newspapers, newsbooks, ephemera and national & regional papers from British Isles
Searchable full-text of British periodicals from the late-seventeenth to the early-twentieth centuries
C19: The Nineteenth Century Index
Includes the Wellesley Index and the 19th Century Short Title Catalog
Chicago Defender (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
Full page and article images with searchable full text from the Chicago daily defender, 1905-1975
Chicago Tribune (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
The full text of the Chicago Tribune with images of pages and articles; users can search and limit by date and article type. Coverage: 1849-1985
Chinese Periodical Full-Text Database (1911-1949)
Chinese Periodical Full-Text Database, created by Shanghai Library, contains around 10 million pieces of writing in over 20,000 different kinds of periodicals published from 1911 to 1949. It includes journals of all disciplines and subjects
Various perspectives on the Civil War from mostly primary sources Coverage: Civil War era
Compact Memory: Internetarchiv juedischer Periodika
German-Jewish periodicals published between 1806 and 1938.
Daily Mail Historical Archive
Searchable, full-text content of Britain's influential Daily Mail, including all of the major news stories, features, advertisements and images
Economist Historical Archive 1843-2003
The digital version of the weekly magazine, covering international news and events. A leader in global market and geo-political analysis.
Eighteenth Century Journals
Portal to British newspapers and periodicals of the 18th century
Eighteenth Century Journals I
Newspapers and Periodicals 1693-1793 from the Bodleian Library, Oxford
Eighteenth Century Journals II
Newspapers and Periodicals 1699-1812, from the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin
Eighteenth Century Journals III
Newspapers and Periodicals 1680-1816, from British Library Newspapers, Colindale and Cambridge University Library
Eighteenth Century Journals IV
Newspapers and Periodicals 1708-1820, from Chetham's Library, Manchester and Brotherton Library, University of Leeds
Eighteenth Century Journals V The Lady's Magazine and Other Titles, 1712-1835, from Birmingham Central Library, British Library, Cambridge University Library and Liverpool John Moores University Library
Ethnic American Newspapers from the Balch Collection, 1799-1971
Searchable, full text of ethnic and minority newspapers in the U. S.
Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports 1941-1996
FBIS Daily Reports issued by the U.S. Government. Translations of broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from nations around the world. Coverage: 1941 to 1996 - Updates vary
Godey's Ladies Book
The most popular women's periodical of its day, with stories, poems, fashion, illustrations and music.
A fulltext archive of the important 19th-century American publication Harper's Weekly, with faceted search functionality.
Hispanic American Newspapers 1808-1980
digital collection of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the United States since the 19th century
Includes three indexes: "Palmer's" covering The Times (London) 1790-1905, the Official Index to The Times, 1906-1980 and the NYT 1863-1905 and 1913-1922. Coverage: 1790-1980 - Varies
Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003
Archive of the British pictorial weekly, full text and illustrations
Imperial Russia's Illustrated Press
Provides access to five illustrated weekly magazines of late imperial Russia: Iskry, Russkaia illiustratsiia, Sinii zhurnal, Vseobshchii zhurnal, & Zhivopisnaia Rossiia: Coverage: 1900-1918
Izvestiia Digital Archive
Searchable full-text archive of the Soviet newspaper "Izvestiia" from the first issue published in 1917.
Provides searchable full-text of historical runs of important scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, sciences, ecology, and business. Coverage: From the first issue of each journal up to 3-5 years ago
A ladies' journal devoted to temperance and literature, first edited by Amelia Bloomer.Coverage: 1849 to 1856
Los Angeles Sentinel
Full page and article images with searchable full text from the Los Angeles Sentinel, 1934-2005
Los Angeles Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
The full text of the Los Angeles Times, with images of pages and articles; users can search and limit by date and article type. Coverage: 1881-1985
March of Time
Time, Inc.'s "newsreel" coverage of current events, 1935-1967
National Geographic Magazine Digital Archive
Searchable, full text of the National Geographic Magazine, 1888-1994
New York Amsterdam News (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
Full page and article images with searchable full text from the New York Amsterdam news, 1922-1993
New York Times (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
Full text of New York Times articles from 1851 to the present, with a two year embargo period, plus searching using the Times Index 1851-1993
Digital access to more than 1000 historical newspapers from communities within Indiana. Coverage: 1816-2012 (varies with newspaper)
Nineteenth Century Historical United States Newspapers
A digital archive of American historical newspapers from the 19th century, including over 1.5 million full-text pages, many complete with images. Coverage: 19th century
Nineteenth Century Masterfile
Indexes that cover British and American periodicals in the nineteenth century including the Index to Periodical Literature, 1802-1906 (or "Poole's") by William F. Poole. Coverage: Nineteenth Century
Oxford Journals Online Archives - Humanities
Backfiles of Oxford University Press humanties journals.
Newspaper published in Philadelphia between 1728 and 1800 Coverage: 1728-1800
Periodicals Archive Online
Previously known as PCI Full Text, Periodicals Archive Online offers backfiles of over 400 humanities and social sciences journals. Coverage: 17th century to the present
Picture Post Historical Archive, 1938-1957
Popular British photojournalism magazine, full text and images
Pittsburgh Courier (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
Full page and article images with searchable full text from the Courier, 1911 -2002
The central daily newspaper of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Coverage: 1912-2009
Readers Guide Retrospective 1890-1982
Provides access to citations from 512 of the leading United States journals from 1890- 1982.
Retrospektive Digitalisierung wissenschaftlicher Rezensionsorgane und Literaturzeitschriften
This project aims to digitally recreate the corpus of German Enlightenment and post-Enlightenment journals and review sources.
Russian Avant-garde, 1904-1946
Collection of about 800 Russian books, periodicals and almanacs produced by the Russian Avant-garde movement between 1910 and 1940
South Asian Newspapers
Searchable 19th and 20th century newspapers from South Asia featuring titles from India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka presented in original page images
Times Digital Archive (The Times, London)
The full text of The Times (London), images of pages and articles, search and limit by date and article type. Use Lexis-Nexis for 1986-today. Coverage: 1785-1985 when completed.
TLS: the Times Literary Supplement Centenary Archive
The TLS Centenary Archive provides access to the full text of over 250,000 review and articles in the TLS. Coverage: 1902-1990
Times of India (1838-2001) ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
Digitized full text of the world's most widely circulated English daily newspaper, originally published for English residents in India
Virginia Gazette, 1736-1780
Searchable content of the Virginia Gazette
Washington Post (ProQuest Historical Newspapers)
The full text of the Washington Post, with images of pages and articles; users can search and limit by date and article type. Coverage: 1877-1994 - Updates vary
World Newspaper Archive
A collection of historical newspapers from around the globe. Coverage: 19th century through the 1990's
World Newspaper Archive, Latin American Newspapers
full text, searchable archive of newspapers published between1805 and 1922 in Latin America. Coverage: 1805-1922
Making of America (Cornell host)
American Memory (Library of congress)
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers (Library of Congress)
Open-access newspaper collections digitized by the University of Florida
"The Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers (NewspaperCat) is a tool that facilitates the discovery of online digitized historical newspaper content from newspapers published in the United States and the Caribbean. NewspaperCat was funded by a grant from the George A. Smathers Libraries.
Search by keyword, newspaper title or by city, county or state to locate titles. From your search result, click on the link(s) to connect to the digital newspaper(s). In many cases, this content is keyword searchable, depending on the hosting organization.
NewspaperCat currently links to over 1000 full-text newspaper titles with a goal to include links to as many US and Caribbean newspapers with archival digital content as possible.. Plans are to expand the Catalog as newly digitized newspaper titles are located."
Gallica, the Bibliotheque National's collection of full text books, periodicals, maps, illustrations and other materials, includes historical newspapers. Among those papers currently available full text are Le Figaro from 1826-1942 (with some years missing) and La Presse from 1832-1922. Other titles include Le Temps, La Croix, L’Humanité, Le Journal des débats politiques et littéraires, Journal des débats et des décrets, Journal de l’Empire, Le Gaulois, Le Petit Parisien, La Lanterne, Le Matin, L’Aurore, Ouest-Eclair : éditions de Rennes, Caen et Nantes, L’Action française, Le Constitutionnel, L’Univers, and Le Petit Journal.
The Online Books Page: Serials (University of Pennsylvania)
Women Working, 1800-1930 (Harvard University. Open Collections Program)
Alaska Newspapers Index
California Digital Newspaper Collection
Welcome to the Snow Index to Brunswick Newspapers (Maine)
Winona Newspaper Project
Las Vegas Age
North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project
The New South
Historical Newspapers in Washington
Wyoming newspaper project
Christian Science Monitor (Index, with preview; articles available with payment)
The Silent Worker was a popular national newspaper among the deaf population of the United States during the end of the 1890's through the end of the first quarter of the 20th century
Time Archive (Articles and covers from Time Magazine; advertising on the pages)
Digitales Zeitungsarchiv (Landesbibliothek Dr. Friedrich Tessman)
Over 50 full- text newspapers published in French and German in the alpine/ Tyrolean region of Germany, Austria, and Italy. Period of coverage is 1794 to 2006.
Zeitschriften und Zeitungen (Reprecht- Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
Small collection of digitized periodicals and newspapers. Includes Feldzeitungen aus dem 1. Weltkrieg (1914-1918), Der Heidelberger Student (May 1929 - February 1938), Heidelberger Zeitung (1861-1919), Relation (Strassburg, 1609, oldest newspaper in the world), Zeitung für Einsiedler (1808).
Includes French parliamentary document and debates
Provides full-text of historial treaties, regulations, and presidential documents. Includes the searchable texts of the Annals of the Congress of the United States 1st Congress to 18th Congress, 1st Session (1789-1824, Register of Debates in Congress Vols. 1-14 (1825-1837), Congressional Globe Vols. 1-46 pt. 3 (1833-1873), Congressional Record Vols. 1-150 pt. 12 (1873- ); Journals, American State Papers, Letters to Delegates, Territorial Papers
House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, 1902-2004
Indexing and full text of the British House of Commons Parliamentary Papers in the 20th century, including command papers. Does not include parliamentary debates (Hansard)
-Congressional Research Digital Collection
-Congressional Hearings Digital Collection
-ProQuest Congressional Record Permanent Digital Collection
-ProQuest Congressional Serial Set Maps Digital Collection
-ProQuest Statutes at Large
-ProQuest U.S. Serial Set Digital Collection
Nineteenth Century Masterfile
Indexes to British and American periodicals in the nineteenth century and to British and American official publications, including Hansard and Cobbett's debates.
Public Documents Masterfile
Database providing electronic access to historical as well as current indexes to documents products by government agencies. Coverage: 1700s to date
jg last revised July 13, 2014