Category Archives: Periodicals

Newspapers & Periodicals

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers from the Library of Congress

Allows searching and viewing newspaper pages from 1860-1922 and finding information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Full-text newspapers from Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington are currently available.

America’s Historical Newspapers, 1690-1922 from Newsbank Readex

Cover-to-cover reproductions of 1,000+ US newspapers in PDF. Restrict searches to dates/eras, article types (news & opinion, election returns, letters, poetry/songs, legislative, prices, advertisements, matrimony & death notices), region/state, and newspaper name. Includes the digital versions of the Early American Newspapers microforms collection, African American Newspapers 1827-1998, and a collection of Virginia newspapers (labeled Selected Historical Newspapers).

Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory

Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory (ISSN 0000-0175, and ISSN 0000-2100) is the standard library directory and database providing information about popular and academic magazines, scientific journals, newspapers and other serial publications.


Newspaper repository useful for researching on family history. Resource contributions accepted.

British Newspapers and News Online

Web directory. Look here to find websites for a multitude of diverse news sources published in the United Kingdom. Included are daily newspapers, weekly digests, magazines, television, and radio broadcasts.

Catalog of US Government Publications

Search government publications by author, title, subject area, or keywords on this site.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

Directory of newspapers published in the United States from 1690 until the present. Search and view old newspaper pages from 1900 to 1910 from several states and Washington D.C. Maintained by the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The Library of Congress : Microforms Reading Room   
The Library of Congress has actively acquired microforms since the early 1940s. There is now a large and growing amount of research material available in many languages and formats – books, journals, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, government documents, and dissertations. This collection numbers some 8.9 million items in hundreds of distinct collections.

The Lathrop Report on Newspaper Indexes

The Lathrop Report on Newspaper Indexes : an illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States & Canada / compiled and edited by Norman M. Lathrop, Mary Lou Lathrop. 1979-1980

US Newspaper Archives & Indexes

Links to U.S. and non-U.S. newspaper indexes and archives on the Web. List maintained by the Library of Congress.

The Newspaper and Current Periodical Room

The Serial &Government Publications Division maintains one of the most extensive newspaper collections in the world. It is exceptionally strong in US newspapers, with 9,000 titles covering the past three centuries. With over 25,000 non-US titles, it is the largest collection of overseas newspapers in the world. Beyond its newspaper holdings, the Division also has extensive collections of current periodicals (70,000 titles) comic books (over 7,000 titles) and government publications (1 million items).

Penn Libraries Historical Newspapers Online

A listing of digitized historical U.S. newspapers available online for free.

Australian Periodical Publications 1840-1845  
The Australian Periodical Publications 1840-1845 component of the Australian Cooperative Digitisation Project (ACDP) provides web access to digital copies of Australian serials first published between 1840 and 1845.

Historical Jewish Press   
The site contains a collection of Jewish newspapers published in various countries, languages, and time periods. The site has English, French, and Hebrew interfaces.

The NYS Historic Newspapers project   
Continuous coverage of the most important news, issues and newsmakers, plus provocative opinion and innovative multimedia. Coverage: 1987-Present

California Digital Newspaper Collection   
A Freely Accessible Repository of Digitized California Newspapers from 1846 to the Present. The California Digital Newspaper Collection is a project of the Center for Bibliographical Studies and Research (CBSR) at the University of California, Riverside.

Historic Avant-Garde Periodicals for Digital Research   
Digitized editions of international art, literature and music journals, especially the period from 1848 to 1923. The journals made available by various institutions are an important source for the research of contemporary artistic and literary trends with a focus on avant-garde and modern art.

Africana Periodical Literature   
The bibliographic database on regional literature on Africa is maintained by the Institute for Economic Advancement (IEA) at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock. It contains over 109,000 articles from 521 mostly English-language magazines. Each journal is evaluated from its beginning. For more information about the database .

Center For Research Libraries Catalog  
CRL’s periodic publication, examines the challenges of preservation and access for primary source materials in various fields. CRL’s Topic Guides are a valuable starting point for your research. They contain: Bibliographic citations for selected resources Sample subject searches Links to related resources, such as CRL collections webinars Introductory comments on trends in collecting in various subject areas

El Pais Archive 
Archive of the largest and best known Spanish newspaper. Through a database and the corresponding search mask, detailed thematic searches are possible. The electronic archive offers the full text access and full text search of all articles since the foundation of the daily newspaper in 1976.

Time database (ZDB)    The ZDB is the world’s largest database for title and possession records of continuous collections, such as magazines, newspapers, etc. It does not only contain printouts, but also titles of electronic journals. The ZDB covers more than 1.8 million titles in all languages ​​from 1500 to today and has more than 15.6 million titles of approximately 3700 German and Austrian libraries. The ZDB does not list any titles.

Periodicals Archive Online / PAO 1802-2000  
The archive contains about 350 of the total of more than 4,600 periodicals in the Periodicals Index Online-indexed humanities and social sciences. The covered period ranges from 1802-1995.

Nineteenth Century US newspapers / NCNP  
The database contains only English-language full texts of approximately 250 newspapers from all US states and territories of the period between 1800 and 1900 and covers approximately 1.5 million pages. The digitalization is based on collections of the Library of Congress, the Wisconsin Historical Society, the South Carolina Library, the Western Reserve Historical Society, the Scholarly Resources Archives, the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Maryland State Archive.

19th Century British Library newspapers / BNCN   
The database contains, as a representative selection from the British Library’s newspaper collection, the full texts of 49 British newspapers of the 19th century (about 2 million digitized pages), taking into account both regional and regional newspapers.

The world of newspapers – newspapers from all over the world  
Here you can find newspapers from all over the world, which are in the stock of the Staatsbibliothek or are available online. Newspapers from North America and Canada as well as newspapers in Spanish and Portuguese are only collected in selection.

ZEFYS Newspaper Information System   
The ZEFYS newspaper information system provides access to digitized historical newspapers (mostly image digitization, but also full texts), allows bibliographic research on newspaper stocks in German libraries, and provides free-of-charge internet resources to newspapers.

U.S. News Archives on the Web   
Links to dozens of U.S. news archives and their full text and online back files. The Special Libraries Association News Division Web Team maintains this list of links to news archives.

International Coalition on Newspapers (ICON)  
The most comprehensive source of information about significant newspaper collections in print, digital, and micro formats. [1649-present] A database of more than 20,000 newspaper titles from over 150 countries dating back over 350 years. A useful source for identifying the titles of newspapers from a region during a given time period. (The source does not link to full text.)

British Newspaper Archive   
The British Newspaper Archive is a partnership between the British Library and findmypast to digitise up to 40 million newspaper pages from the British Library’s vast collection over the next 10 years.

Index to Hebrew Periodicals (IHP)   
The IHP is a bibliographical database of articles in the Hebrew language from periodicals, monographs and selected articles from daily newspapers. Searches may be limited to academic, research and professional articles or to articles from daily newspapers. It is also possible to limit retrieval to articles linked to fulltext.

Poole’s Index to Periodical Literature   
Poole’s Index, covering the period 1802-1906, was originally published in 6 volumes, each comprising of an alphabetical listing of the subjects addressed by articles in British and American periodicals. The number of unique subject terms used throughout the 6 volumes is approximately 378,000. These are available to browse by clicking the link below.

Cumulative Index to Niles’ Register 1811–1849   Founded by Hezekiah Niles (1777–1839) in 1811, Niles’ Register – also known as The Weekly Register, Niles’ Weekly Register, and Niles’ National Register – was a highly influential weekly American newspaper which offered comprehensive coverage of news and current affairs in United States and the wider world. It is a key source for scholars researching the first half of the nineteenth century and contemporary responses to events such as the War of 1812, the Napoleonic Wars, the Indian Wars, and the revolutions of 1820, 1830, and 1848; it also provides valuable insights into the early history of the railroads, manufacturing and industrialization, and canal-building in the United States.

The Curran Index to Periodical Literature  
View the complete Curran Index of corrections and additions to Wellesley, with links to the relevant Wellesley article and contributor records. There is a section for each periodical and for corrections to specific Wellesley volumes.

The Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive   
The Atlanta Historic Newspapers Archive spans the years 1847-1922 and includes the following titles: Atlanta Daily Examiner, 1857 Atlanta Daily Herald, 1873-1876 Atlanta Georgian, 1906-1911 Atlanta Intelligencer, 1851, 1854-1871 Atlantian, 1911-1922 Daily/Georgia Weekly Opinion, 1867-1868 Gate-City Guardian, 1861 Georgia Literary and Temperance Crusader, 1860-1861 New Era, 1869-1872 Southern Confederacy, 1861-1864 Southern Miscellany, and Upper Georgia Whig, 1847 Southern World, 1882-1885 Sunny South, 1875-1907 Weekly Constitution, 1869-1882

Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc.  
The website of this parent newspaper company includes a listing and links, where available, of more than 200 daily, semiweekly, and weekly community newspapers in 23 states. Click on the map to find the avaiable newspapers in the each state.

Links to thousands of newspapers from all over the world, categorized by country. United States and Canadian newspapers are divided by state/province.

Australian Newspapers on the Internet   
Comprehensive list of links to Australian newspapers online. Part of the National Library of Australia Internet Subject Lists project.

Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers 
Newspapers on daily life of interned Japanese-Americans, 1942-1945

Pulp Magazine Project   – Details

The Pulp Magazines Project is an open-access digital archive dedicated to the study and preservation of one of the twentieth century’s most influential literary & artistic forms: the all-fiction pulpwood magazine. The Project also provides information on the history of this important but long neglected medium, along with biographies of pulp authors, artists, and their publishers.

Foreign Policy   Foreign Policy has established itself at the forefront of media organizations devoted to the coverage of global affairs. Get the latest global news with an evolving network of world-leading insights and analysis.

Economist Intelligence Unit   
Includes The Economist newspaper, Country Intelligence (including country reports), Industry Intelligence, Data Services and much more.

State News Archive (1985-1996)  
Index to articles appearing in the State News (Michigan State University’s newspaper) between July 1985 and June 1996, inclusive. The articles themselves are not available on line. The actual newspapers may be read in the Periodical Reading Room of the MSU Main Library. Articles from the 2001 issues forward are available online in the archives section of the State News where they may be searched by keyword. The database doesn’t contain a reference to every article in the State News. Most articles dealing with topics specific to campus, or campus reaction to outside events, are in the index. Also, most articles written by State News staff writers are in the index. However, articles dealing exclusively with state, national, or international news events are not in the index.