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Current Newspapers

Access World News - International Edition Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies by title. Access World News provides full-text information and perspectives from over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. This title does not include U.S. news.

World News Connection Restricted Access Some full text available
New interface! Coverage: 1995-2013; extremely limited 1994. Translations from more than 800 non-U.S. media sources, including news articles, Web sites, broadcasts, periodicals, government press releases, and non-classified technical reports. Information is available within 24-72 hours from original publication or broadcast. Earlier content is available from Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1974-1996 on the Newsbank platform.ProQuest interface (2006- ) disappearing in 2014, available from the Databases  A-Z list

LexisNexis Academic Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies, generally 1980s-- . A multi-disciplinary database, with especially strong news, business and legal material.

Newseum | Today's Front Pages Unrestricted Access
Today's front pages of newspapers from around the globe.  Front pages from previous dates are not available, but newspapers from "events of historical significance" are archived.

America`s Newspapers Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1980-present. Includes the Syracuse Post Standard, Observer Dispatch (Utica), Rochester Democrat and Chronicle and other regional newspapers

Newspaper Source Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Provides selected full text for national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for some regional (U.S.) newspapers.

New York State Newspapers [1980-- ] Restricted Access Some full text available
1980 + ,   A set of 28 New York State newspapers available in full-text provide by NOVEL. - New York Online Virtual Electronic Library - provided by the New York State Library.

Post Standard (Syracuse) Restricted Access Some full text available
1986-current. Local and regional news. Excluded: articles not written by the post-Standard staff (e.g. AP newswire reports, articles reprinted from other newspapers); paid advertisements.

National Newspaper Index (Gale Group) Restricted Access
Coverage: 1977-present. Provides access to the indexing of America\'s top five newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.

Infotrac Newsstand (Gale) Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies.  Full-text for over 1,000 newspapers, regional, national and international.

Chronicle of Higher Education Online Restricted Access Some full text available

Google News Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Search and browse 4,500 news sources updated continuously. Note that not all content is available for free and links to library purchased content are not available.

Ethnic NewsWatch Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1960-present. A database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses.

Gannett Newstand Complete Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Available 2013-14 from the N.Y. State NOVEL project, contains the full text of 96 local and regional newspapers, including the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle and the Ithaca TimesCoverage dates vary by title, but earliest is 1991.

Alternative Press Center Unrestricted Access
A non-profit collective dedicated to providing access to and increasing public awareness of the alternative press. Founded in 1969, it remains one of the oldest self-sustaining alternative media institutions in the United States. Most useful for it's directory of titles with links to their website. Limited full text

International Newspapers

Access World News - International Edition Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies by title. Access World News provides full-text information and perspectives from over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. This title does not include U.S. news.

World News Connection Restricted Access Some full text available
New interface! Coverage: 1995-2013; extremely limited 1994. Translations from more than 800 non-U.S. media sources, including news articles, Web sites, broadcasts, periodicals, government press releases, and non-classified technical reports. Information is available within 24-72 hours from original publication or broadcast. Earlier content is available from Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1974-1996 on the Newsbank platform.ProQuest interface (2006- ) disappearing in 2014, available from the Databases  A-Z list

FBIS Publications 1997-2004 Restricted Access
Coverage: 1997-2004 . Translations of foreign radio and television broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from foreign countries. Continues online FBIS Daily Reports. Continued by World News ConnectionNeeds to be installed before use., some CDs no longer work in native mode on our computers and require some work arounds. Ask at Reference Desk.

FBIS Publications 1997-2004 Restricted Access
Coverage: 1997-2004 . Translations of foreign radio and television broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from foreign countries. Continues online FBIS Daily Reports. Continued by World News ConnectionNeeds to be installed before use., some CDs no longer work in native mode on our computers and require some work arounds. Ask at Reference Desk.

LexisNexis Academic Restricted Access Some full text available

Newspaper Source Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Provides selected full text for national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for some regional (U.S.) newspapers.

Infotrac Newsstand (Gale) Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies.  Full-text for over 1,000 newspapers, regional, national and international.

Illustrated London News Restricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images
With its debut in 1842 the Illustrated London News became the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper, sparking a revolution in journalism and news reporting. The publication presented a vivid picture of British and world events - including news of war, disasters, royalty, social affairs, the arts and science. Containing over 260,000 full colour pages, fully searchable and browseable, the ILN Historical Archive 1842-2003 provides users with unprecedented access to the entire run of this unique historical record

Jerusalem Post Historical Newspaper 1932-1988 Restricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images
The world’s top English-language daily newspaper covering Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish World. Founded in 1932 by Gershon Agron as The Palestine Post, the publication supported the struggle for a Jewish homeland in Palestine and openly opposed British policy restricting Jewish immigration during the Mandate period. In 1950, two years after the State of Israel was declared, the paper was renamed The Jerusalem Post

Times (London) Digital Archive Restricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images

Times of India - Proquest Historical Newspapers Restricted Access Some full text available
1838-2001.  The Times of India is the world’s largest circulation English daily newspaper.  Founded in 1838 to serve the British residents of West India, The Times of India now circulates more than 4 million copies, covering almost 8 million readers. Originally this paper was British owned, but since Independence, has been owned by The Times of India Group. The Times of India is particularly valuable for its coverage of key historical events in India, including the rise of Gandhi’s Civil Disobediance movement, the 1947 Independence and Partition through to the landmark date of 1998 when Pakistan became a nuclear power.  Titles include - Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce (1839-1859), Bombay Times and Standard (1860-1861), and the Times of India (1861-2001)

Historical Newspapers

17th-18th century Burney Collection newspapers Restricted Access Some full text available
The newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. The present digital collection, that helps chart the development of the concept of news and newspapers and the free press, totals almost 1 million pages and contains approximately 1,270 titles. Many of the Burney newspapers are well known, but many pamphlets and broadsides also included have remained largely hidden.

19th Century Masterfile (Poole`s Plus) Restricted Access
Important index to 19th century American and English periodicals.  This database also indexes books, newspapers, patents, and government documents published in the United States prior to 1930. This is not a full text database, but we do have access to much of the material.

African American Newspapers - 1827 - 1998 (Newsbank) Restricted Access Some full text available
African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 provides online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection features papers from more than 35 states—including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles.

African American Newspapers: the 19th Century Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1827-1862. A collection of African-American newspapers containing a wealth of information about the cultural life and history during the 1800s, rich with first-hand reports of the major events and issues of the day.

America's Historical Newspapers Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1690-1922. Includes more than 1,000 U.S. historical newspapers published between 1690 and 1922, including titles from all 50 states. (formerly called Early American Newspapers, Series I through VII)

Chicago Tribune - Proquest Historical Newspapers Restricted Access Some full text available
1849-1986. This database offers full-text and full-image articles for Chicago Tribune dating back to the 19th century. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF files.

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1880-1910. Provides access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages. Currently only content from 1880 - 1910 and from selected states.

HarpWeek Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1857-1912. Electronic access to Harper`s Weekly, America`s leading 19th century illustrated newspaper. Includes the ability to search for a wide variety of articles, ads, illustrations, fiction.

Illustrated London News Restricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images
With its debut in 1842 the Illustrated London News became the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper, sparking a revolution in journalism and news reporting. The publication presented a vivid picture of British and world events - including news of war, disasters, royalty, social affairs, the arts and science. Containing over 260,000 full colour pages, fully searchable and browseable, the ILN Historical Archive 1842-2003 provides users with unprecedented access to the entire run of this unique historical record

Jerusalem Post Historical Newspaper 1932-1988 Restricted Access Some full text available Resource contains images
The world’s top English-language daily newspaper covering Israel, the Middle East, and the Jewish World. Founded in 1932 by Gershon Agron as The Palestine Post, the publication supported the struggle for a Jewish homeland in Palestine and openly opposed British policy restricting Jewish immigration during the Mandate period. In 1950, two years after the State of Israel was declared, the paper was renamed The Jerusalem Post

New York Times -Proquest Historical Newspapers Restricted Access Some full text available
1851 - 3 years ago. This database offers full-text and full-image articles for New York Times dating back to the 19th century. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF files.

Los Angeles Times - Proquest Historical Newpapers Restricted Access Some full text available
1881-1986. This database offers full-text and full-image articles for the Los Angeles Times dating back to the 19th century. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF files.

Pre-1800 periodicals available from Colgate Restricted Access Some full text available
Pre-1800 periodicals available from Colgate University Libraries by date of initial availability.

Times (London) Digital Archive Restricted Access Some full text available

Times of India - Proquest Historical Newspapers Restricted Access Some full text available
1838-2001.  The Times of India is the world’s largest circulation English daily newspaper.  Founded in 1838 to serve the British residents of West India, The Times of India now circulates more than 4 million copies, covering almost 8 million readers. Originally this paper was British owned, but since Independence, has been owned by The Times of India Group. The Times of India is particularly valuable for its coverage of key historical events in India, including the rise of Gandhi’s Civil Disobediance movement, the 1947 Independence and Partition through to the landmark date of 1998 when Pakistan became a nuclear power.  Titles include - Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce (1839-1859), Bombay Times and Standard (1860-1861), and the Times of India (1861-2001)

Wall Street Journal - Proquest Historical Newspapers Restricted Access Some full text available
Covers: 1889-1992.  This database offers full-text and full-image articles for Wall Street Journal dating back to the 19th century. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue--cover to cover--in downloadable PDF files.

Foreign Language Press Survey Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Online collection of translated and transcribed news stores from many of the ethnic newspapers of the Chicago area from 1860s through 1930s. Does not contain the original text or a complete citation, only the date and title of the publication and the "title" of the article. Can limit (left column) by date, original language, topical codes, years, or title of publication.

Google News Archive Unrestricted Access Some full text available
overage: varies. Provides a way to search and explore historical archives and can automatically create timelines which show selected results from relevant time periods. Note: not all content is available for free and links to library purchased content are not available.

Local Newspapers

Post Standard (Syracuse) Restricted Access Some full text available
1986-current. Local and regional news. Excluded: articles not written by the post-Standard staff (e.g. AP newswire reports, articles reprinted from other newspapers); paid advertisements.

New York Times -Proquest Historical Newspapers Restricted Access Some full text available

New York State Newspapers [1980-- ] Restricted Access Some full text available
1980 + ,   A set of 28 New York State newspapers available in full-text provide by NOVEL. - New York Online Virtual Electronic Library - provided by the New York State Library.

Colgate and Local Hamilton Newspapers Unrestricted Access
Coverage dates vary. Mid-York Weekly - Hamilton area news, Maroon-News - Colgate's Student Newspaper, The Scene - Colgate alumni/alumnae news, Index to Madisonensis (1869-1915) & Maroon News (1916-1990) - Colgate student newspapers

Gannett Newstand Complete Unrestricted Access Some full text available
Available 2013-14 from the N.Y. State NOVEL project, contains the full text of 96 local and regional newspapers, including the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle and the Ithaca TimesCoverage dates vary by title, but earliest is 1991.

Historical and Regional Newspapers with specific emphasis on titles held in Special Collections Restricted Access
NOTE: ALL MICROFILM IS AVAILABLE THROUGH LASR. Materials in Special Collections have limited hours and special regulations for use.

Newswire Images
AP Images Restricted Access Resource contains images
Coverage: 1840-present. The photo archive for the Associated Press has over 500, 000 images dating from 1844 to the present and covering a wide range of events and locations.

Radio and Television -- Transcripts
Access World News - International Edition Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies by title. Access World News provides full-text information and perspectives from over 700 international sources, each with its own distinctive focus offering diverse viewpoints on local, regional and world issues. This title does not include U.S. news.

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: 1974-1996. Translations of foreign radio and television broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from foreign countries. Series 1 through 6 have been released. They cover Africa, Asia, East Europe, Latin American, and the Middle East.

LexisNexis Academic Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies, generally 1980s-- . A multi-disciplinary database, with especially strong news, business and legal material.

Newspaper Source Restricted Access Some full text available
Coverage: varies. Provides selected full text for national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for some regional (U.S.) newspapers.

World News Connection Restricted Access Some full text available
New interface! Coverage: 1995-2013; extremely limited 1994. Translations from more than 800 non-U.S. media sources, including news articles, Web sites, broadcasts, periodicals, government press releases, and non-classified technical reports. Information is available within 24-72 hours from original publication or broadcast. Earlier content is available from Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports 1974-1996 on the Newsbank platform.ProQuest interface (2006- ) disappearing in 2014, available from the Databases  A-Z list
TV News video
Internet Archive: TV News Unrestricted Access Resource contains video
View more than 371,000 news broadcasts of various origins since 2009. You can look at the Recent Extracted Topics word cloud on the homepage or search all of the captions from each program. Refine your search by looking for certain programs on select networks.


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