About this Resource
What is it?
This online newspaper database is a commercial product that the library subscribes to our users. Find the text only of current and archived stories from many U.S. and international newspapers. Includes Washington Post, Washington Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and many more.
- Multiple Query Boxes – Search and combine for many indexed field options.
- Limit to – Limiter options customized to the uniqueness of individual databases.
- Collapsible Search Tools – Thesauri, Field Code Lists, Search Tips, and Subject Area Searching.
- Display Options – Pre-select sorting and results per page options.
- Other Search Options – Search tables and figures, look up citations, search command line or run a text match search
- Advanced Search offers a variety of ways to pinpoint searches, including by source and document types, language,date, etc.
See full title list.
Hundreds of daily U.S. and international newspapers! Search national papers (1986-present) such as Washington Post, New York Times, USA TODAY, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Barron's, Boston Globe, and Christian Science Monitor. Most papers are available in full text, but some offer citations only.
International English-language newspapers (most in full text, 1991-present) include Bangkok Post, China News, El Norte, Financial Times, Guardian, Jerusalem Post, Tokyo Financial Wire, Daily Telegraph, Wall Street Journal Asia and Europe, BBC Monitoring series, and more.
Business papers include current and archived stories from Wall Street Journal, American Banker, and Barron's, plus press releases from Business Wire. Try using the Search function in the business sections of national full-text newspapers, such as New York Times, Washington Post, The Financial Times, Tokyo Financial Wire, and Wall Street Journal’s Asian and European editions.
Homework help - Search newspaper stories on the latest events in countries around the world, or find profiles of newsworthy people for your next report.
Newspapers offer incredible historical records to genealogists. They contain not only birth announcements and obituaries but mentions and news of relatives and friends that you may have missed. For best results, try a Guided Search, combining the person's name and Title Word obituary, obituaries, or deaths.
Use the Historical Newspapers in genealogy, history and other research. These include digital searchable images of obituaries/death notices, as well as advertisements, articles, and photos.
Try the Historical New York Times, or the Historical Washington Post. Search one, or both together.
Best viewed by the following browsers and operating systems:
- IE 7 or IE 8
- IE 9 - please refer to Internet Explorer 9 Compatibility View
- Firefox 3.5 or later
- Google Chrome Note: If you encounter problems viewing PDF files using Google Chrome, please click here for additional assistance
- Safari 4 (MAC)
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PDF Viewing and Downloads
PDF viewer or software plug-in required
- For PCs using the IE or Firefox browser: Adobe PDF Reader
- For PC or Mac using the Chrome browser: Adobe PDF viewer recommended
Downloading PDF newspaper articles with the Chrome PDF viewer is not compatible with ProQuest. To use the Chrome browser to access Newspapers by ProQuest you may opt to to disable the Chrome PDF viewer and revert to Adobe Reader to view PDFs. Simply type "about:plugins" into the address bar, find the "Chrome PDF Viewer," and click "Disable." Then enable the Adobe Reader plugin.
- For Mac using Firefox: PDF Plugin for Firefox on Mac OS X
- For Mac using Safari: Schubert|it PDF Browser Plugin