ABYZ News Links.
[http://www.abyznewslinks.com/]; open access.
A collection of links to news sites worldwide. Coverage: Mainly current issues; some searchable archives; see individual sources. Includes some streaming video and audio; television, radio, and online news sources. Many languages.
Access Newspaper Archive [aka newspaperarchive.com].
Coverage: 19th and 20th centuries. Primarily U.S. small town and small city newspapers. Also contains long runs of some international titles. B&W PDFs. Mainly in English; ten French titles (from France).
Use tip: Searchers discovering titles on the open internet will not see the database name, Access Newspaper Archive, only the URL above.
Access World News. (called America's Newspapers before 2005)
Coverage: Current, from roughly the mid-1980s on (start dates vary widely). Over 4,700 newspapers and newswires, including some web-only titles. Also video from local television news programs. Some international coverage, but mainly Anglo-American titles (about 75% North American titles, 25% international). Includes many smaller newspapers in the U.S. Plain text and video. Mainly in English; some Spanish (see Acceda Noticias).
Coverage: 18th and 19th centuries. Includes African-American Newspapers (9 titles), Civil War Newspapers (3 titles), and Ben Franklin's newspaper, the Pennsylvania Gazette (1728-1800). Plain text.
AltPressIndex. Baltimore: Alternative Press Center.
Coverage: 1991 to date. Indexing only; OCLC FirstSearch interface.
Coverage mainly mid-1990s to date; a few titles to 1970s. Plain text with some PDFs.
America's Historical Newspapers. Readex/NewsBank.
"Including Early American Newspapers Series 1 and 6, 1690-1922 and African American Newspapers, 1827-1998." Plain text and some images.
Artemis: Primary Sources. Gale Cengage.
Cross-searches eighteen of Gale's online digital history resources. Click on "See What's Inside: Learn More" to see the complete list of archives and the date coverage for each archive. All of the news titles in Gale NewsVault, below, are included plus additional collections with partial newspaper content.
AP Archive. Associated Press.
[http://www.aparchive.com/]; free with registration.
Coverage: 1929 to date. Film and video from the Associated Press, ABC News, other sources owned by AP. Many records available, but much remains to be digitized. Content information.
AP Images. Associated Press.
Coverage for images, 1915 to date. Images and graphics; some full text and streaming audio.
Austrian Newspapers Online: ANNO. Wien: Österreichische Nationalbibliothek.
[http://anno.onb.ac.at/]; open access.
Coverage: Mainly 19th century; some more recent--see title list. Over 200 newspapers. PDFs. In German.
Biblioteca Virtual de Prensa Historica (Virtual Library of Historical Press)
[http://prensahistorica.mcu.es/en/estaticos/contenido.cmd?pagina=estaticos/presentacion]; open access.
Coverage varies by title: 1777 through the 20th century. PDFs. almost 2000 historical newspapers developed by the Spanish Ministry of Culture. In Spanish. Search interface in English and several Spanish dialects. List of serials digitized.
Center for Research Libraries Catalog. You can limit by Newspapers. More information about CRL's newspaper holdings here. See also entries for ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers and World Newspaper Archive, below.
China Core Newspaper Databases: CCND. Beijing: Tsinghua Tongfang Optical Disc Co.
Coverage: 2000 to date. CAJ viewer download or PDFs that require Abode Font Pack download. See also Kroch Asia's Academic Journals and Newspapers page for two additional Chinese news titles. In Chinese.
Chinese Newspapers Collection [ProQuest Historical Newspapers].
Coverage: 1832-1953. PDFs. English only.
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.
[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/newspapers/]; open access.
A major searchable database of over eight million newspaper pages. Created by the NEH, Library of Congress, the National Digital Newspaper Project, and their partners in 32 states and DC.
Coverage: 1836-1922. PDFs. Site also has a searchable bibliography of US newspapers published between 1690 and the present. Ten languages represented: primarily English, but also Spanish, German, French, and Italian.
EastView Universal Database. East View Publications.
Includes Current Digest of the Russian Press [was Current Digest of the (Post-) Soviet Press] (1949 to date, English translations), Russian Central Newspapers in Russian and English, Izvestiia Digital Archive (1917-2010), and Pravda Digital Archive (1912-2009).
Ethnic NewsWatch. ProQuest.
Coverage: 1959 to date in two files. In English and Spanish. Plain text with some PDFs. Publications by and for ethnic and minority groups.
Euro|topics. Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung).
[http://www.eurotopics.net/en/]; open access.
Coverage: 12/8/2005 to date. A European press review. Plain text. English, German, and French summaries for 28 European countries. Text is the translated lead paragraph of the article. Some entries link to the full text online in original language and some only to the source news site.
Coverage: Current. Back to 1980s for some titles. Primarily business news. Plain text. English. The News Pages section shows articles from eight major news sources for the last two weeks.
Financial Times/FT.com. Financial Times Ltd.
Coverage: Covers both FT.com and the Financial Times newspaper, January 2006 to date. Web pages for FT.com. Full page, full color PDFs for the newspaper. Available in five regional editions: UK, Europe, US, Asia, and Mid East. Cornell students, staff and faculty will need to set up an account using their @cornell.edu email address when using this resource for the first time.
Financial Times Historical Archive. Gale Cengage Learning (EMEA).
Coverage: 1888 to 2010. Moving four-year embargo. For newer issues see the previous entry, above. See also Gale NewsVault, below, for cross-searching Gale newspaper archives.
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports.
Coverage: 1974-1996. Includes television and radio. English translations of content from news sources worldwide. Plain text. Continued by World News Connection. More information about FBIS. Original content in many languages.
Gale NewsVault. Gale Cengage.
Coverage: 1604 to 2011. Platform for cross searching the following Gale news archives: 17th - 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers, The Economist Historical Archive, the Financial Times Historical Archive, The Times [of London] Digital Archive, The Sunday Times [of London] Digital Archive, and the Times Literary Supplement (TLS) Historical Archive. See the NewsVault home page for specific date coverage.
Gallica: Bibliothèque Numérique. Bibliothèque nationale de France.
Twenty-six French newspapers.
Coverage: Nineteenth century to about WWII. To search or browse, click on Periodicals. [http://gallica.bnf.fr/html/editorial/presse-revues]. Searchable PDFs. In French.
U.S. newspapers published by the Gannett Corporation. Coverage from 1999 to date or 2002 to date for most of the 89 titles. Plain text. Part of NOVELNY, so continued availability depends on state funding. Title list.
Coverage: 1970s to date. PDFs and HTML. Includes newspapers and newsletters, but also scholarly journals; magazines; regional publications; books; and NGO, government, and special reports.
[http://news.google.com/]; open access.
Google News is searchable in a large number of "editions" (countries and languages).
Archive in development. Enter site:news.google.com/newspapers in advanced search to limit to scanned articles only. Searchable PDFs. Spotty coverage for most titles, but some long runs of titles from the U.S., Canada, Australia, South Asia. A browseable title list that includes years covered for each title is available: http://news.google.com/newspapers
Infotrac Newsstand. Gale. (was Custom Newspapers)
Coverage: 1980 to date. Plain text. Title list here (pdf)
ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers: Titles Preserved through ICON.
[http://icon.crl.edu/titles.htm]; open access.
Bibliographic information only. List of international newspapers preserved on microfilm. The Center for Research Libraries catalog includes specific holdings. Titles available from CRL via ILL. ICON's searchable union list of international newspapers; good historical data with preservation status and holdings information. Many languages.
Ithaca Journal and Press & Sun Bulletin (Binghamton); subscription.
Coverage: Press & Sun Bulletin: 1/1/1999- ; Ithaca Journal: 8/9/1999- . Plain text.
Keesing's World News Archive.
News digest service. Coverage: Full text, 1931 to date. Plain text.
Latin American Newsstand. ProQuest.
Coverage: Mostly mid 2000s to date, some late 1990s. Title list in Excel. Plain text. In Spanish and Portuguese.
Coverage: roughly 1980 to date. Includes television and radio. Plain text. Mainly English and Western European languages.
Library PressDisplay. ProQuest.
Full-color PDFs. Coverage: latest 90 days. Many languages.
Coverage: Current. September 2005 to date. Selected articles from news sources and newsletters. English translations from Arabic and Farsi. Plain text. Added links to current source home page when available.
NYS Historic Newspapers.
[http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/newspapers/]; open access.
Coverage: 1803 to date. Over 200 newspapers published in New York. Date coverage varies widely by title. A few titles are current. Scanned page images; full-text searchable (but be aware that the text that was OCRed for searching is fragmentary and unreliable). Browse the title list for precursors of today's Ithaca Journal, including the Ithaca Journal & General Advertiser (8/8/1827 to 1847), the Ithaca Journal Advertiser (1847 to 1866) and the parallel title, the Ithaca Daily Journal (7/3/1872 to 12/31/1913).
Paper of Record.
[was http://cu.ola.paperofrecord.com/, now https://paperofrecord.hypernet.ca/]
Partially absorbed by Google News Archive [http://news.google.com/archivesearch]. Paper of Record consisted of the page PDFs of an oddball selection of newspaper titles mainly from Mexico, the U.S. and Canada in English and Spanish. Paper of Record has resurfaced as a subscription database. We do not subscribe.
[http://resolver.library.cornell.edu/misc/8949213]; open access.
Indexing of a selection of major and regional newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, the New York Post, the Hartford Courant, the Baltimore Sun, Newsday, and the Detroit Free Press. Date coverage varies widely. Plain text citations and usually article abstracts. Recent full-text articles and some article images are free. Older content is offered for purchase. List of titles and dates covered.
ProQuest Digital Microfilm.
The New York Times (2008- ), Wall Street Journal (2008- ), and Washington Post (2008- ), the Chicago Tribune (2008- ), and the Los Angeles Times (2008- ). Plus 77 additional newspapers from the U.S. and Canada. Start dates for these titles varies from January 1, 2008 to January 1, 2011. Scanned pages from the microfilm versions. Not searchable.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers.
Coverage: Baltimore Sun (1837-1990), Boston Globe (1872-1984), Chicago Tribune (1849-1992), Hartford Courant (1764-1990), Los Angeles Times (1881-1992), New York Times (1851-2013), New York Tribune / Herald Tribune (1841-1962), Wall Street Journal (1889-1999), and Washington Post (1877-1999).
African-American newspapers: Chicago Defender (1910-1975), New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993), and Pittsburgh Courier (1911-2002).
International newspapers: Chinese Newspapers Collection (1832-1953), Globe and Mail [Toronto] (1844-2012), Irish Times / Weekly Irish Times [Dublin] (1859-2015), and Times of India (1838-2006). PDFs scanned from microfilm. English. Advertising content is searchable. Search a single newspaper or cross-search any combination of newspapers in this collection.
Russian Central Newspapers, see EastView Universal Database.
Summon article search (aka Articles and Full Text on the library home page).
Although not exclusively a newspaper searching database, Summon indexes a large number of newspaper articles and provides links to the article full text online in most cases. Run your search, then limit to news content by clicking Newspaper Articles under Content Type.
Coverage: about 1700 to date. In English and European languages. Format varies.
Television News Archive, Vanderbilt University.
Coverage: 1968 to date. More than 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts from major U.S. national broadcast networks: ABC, CBS, NBC, and CNN, and more than 9,000 hours of special news-related programming including ABC's Nightline (since 1989). Includes commercials, searchable by brand name. Streaming video, transcripts. Requires RealPlayer media software (installed on public computers).
[Le] Temps: Archives historiques.
[http://www.letempsarchives.ch]; open access.
The Journal de Genève, Gazette de Lausanne and the Nouveau Quotidien, forerunners of Le Temps. Coverage: 1798 to 1998. PDFs. In French. Search interface in French, German, English, Italian.
[http://timarit.is/]; open access.
Coverage: Twelve Icelandic newspapers including Morgunbaðið (1913-2011) and DV: Dablaðið Vísir (1981-2006). PDFs. Cross-searchable. In Icelandic.
Times [of London] Digital Archive (Monday - Saturday) / The Sunday Times Digital Archive, 1822 - 2006 / Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive. Gale NewsVault; subscription.
Coverage: Times, 1785 to six years ago; The Sunday Times, 1822 - 2006; Literary Supplement, 1902 - 2010. PDFs scanned from microfilm. All three titles are cross-searchable (along with other Gale news titles) in Gale NewsVault, and in Artemis: Primary Sources, both described above.
Weimar Studies Network: Resources.
[https://weimarstudies.wordpress.com/resources/online-periodicals/]; open access.
Coverage varies by title: 1784-1930s. PDFs. Links to a large number of digitized runs of German newspapers and some magazines. In German.
World News Connection.
English translations of content from news sources worldwide. Coverage: 1995-2013. (Coverage ended 12/31/2013). Includes television and radio. Plain text. Continues Foreign Broadcast Information Service. Original content in many languages.
World Newspaper Archive.
[http://infoweb.newsbank.com/?db=WHNPX]; available to Center for Research Library member institutions (Cornell is a member).
Coverage: around 1800 to 1922. Three geographical modules: Africa, Latin America, and South Asia. Coverage of other regions is forthcoming. Full text searchable PDFs. An important new source of primary news sources from these areas. In the languages of the original publications.