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News Sources

Recommended resources and search tips for finding news in a variety of formats. Includes how to find international newspapers, historical newspapers, articles with a particular viewpoint, how to evaluate sources, and much more.

Online newspaper archive list (Wikipedia)

Library of Michigan news databases

The Library of Michigan provides access to several news and research databases to all Michigan residents and out-of-state students enrolled at Michigan colleges & universities

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  • Includes access to and; also Ancestry Library Edition, the Grand Rapids Press and more

Full Text Newspaper Sources

Individual Historical Newspaper Sources

Our large news databases often include long runs of many periodicals (always check for the exact date range), which you can then search individually or collectively. The ProQuest Historical Newspapers database has many prominent titles, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, Los Angeles TimesGlobe and Mail (Toronto), and Chicago Tribune.  

However, some periodical archives are sold as separate products - see a selected list of titles, below.