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Newspaper Resources

  • NewspaperCat is an online database providing links to over 1000 full-text digital newspapers in the United States and Caribbean.

  • New!

    On-campus access to chronicle.com and mobile access with free account!

    Premier source for weekly news, research information, forums, and career information for college and university faculty members, administrators, and students.The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more.

  • The Current Digest provides comprehensive coverage of national news, current events, economic developments and cultural events in Russia.

  • New!

    Gale's InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world. It also includes thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts. It includes The New York Times from 1985 – present, selective historic full text from 18 North Carolina based newspapers, and selective current full text to another 15 North Carolina newspapers.

  • News, business, legal and reference information.

  • Digital archive for the New York Times dating back to 1851. For online access to recent New York Times articles, use InfoTrac Newsstand.

  • The News & Observer Index is an alphabetical list of names and subjects, with references to the newspaper articles in which they occur and a guide to help find references to articles with more information about a particular topic.

  • Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 1,400 full-text newspapers, providing more than 55 million full-text articles. This database contains comprehensive full text for major newspapers. Videos and podcasts are coming soon.

  • Digitized newspapers from the North Carolina State Archives collection that were only available on microfilm. These materials include papers dating from 1751-1890s.

  • The North Carolina Newspaper Locator database, reflecting the microfilm holdings of the Government & Heritage Library, contains listings for nearly 2,000 unique newspaper titles dating from 1751 to today. 

  • Published in Philadelphia The Pennsylvania Gazette is considered The New York Times of the 18th century. It provides the reader with a first hand view of colonial America, the American Revolution and the New Republic, and offers important social, political and cultural perspectives of each of the periods.

  • The Times Digital Archive, 1785–2006 makes 221 years of this highly regarded resource available for students and researchers of 19th-, 20th-, and early 21st-century history, literature, culture, business, art and architecture, and more. Every complete page of every issue is full-text searchable — every headline, article, editorial, announcement, image and advertisement.