Murphy Library offers a wide variety of resources that provide full text, full image content of historical newspapers. The library guide, Newspapers/News Sources, links to these as well as to current news sources.
Multidisciplinary historical news sources include:
- Accessible Archives (Accessible Archives, Inc.) — includes text from historical periodicals and books including eyewitness accounts of historical events, descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements and genealogical records.
- Historical New York Times (ProQuest), Historical Washington Post (ProQuest), and Historical Wall Street Journal (ProQuest) — all funded by UWL students via Academic Initiatives, provide full-image and searchable full-text content.
- NewspaperARCHIVE (Heritage Microfilm) — a digital collection of historic newspapers from more than 2,500 titles primarily in the US, but some Canadian and European titles too.
- Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers (Gale) — over 28 million articles of primary source newspaper content from the 19th-century, featuring full-text content and images from newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S.
- The Sunday Times (London) Digital Archive 1822-2006 (Gale), The Times (London) Digital Archive 1785-2009 (Gale) and the Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive 1902-2010 (Gale) — all include full-image capture of all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos.
- Gale NewsVault — cross-search and browse all newspapers available in the Times Digital Archive, Sunday Times Digital Archive, and Times Literary Supplement Historical Archive.
Specialized historical news sources include:
- African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 (Newsbank) — approximately 270 U.S. newspapers from more than 35 states chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience.
- Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers — cover-to-cover searchable PDF content of more than 250 Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago and 13 historical Wisconsin newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s.
- Early American Newspapers Series 1 – 7, 1690-1922 (Newsbank) — more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 states.
- British Newspapers 1600-1900 (Gale) — cross-searches these databases: 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers and 19th Century British Newspapers.
Find these and other online and print news resources available to UWL at the Newspapers/News Sources library guide.