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Online News Archives

  • The British Library Newspaper Library

    The national archive collections in the United Kingdom of British and overseas newspapers.

  • British Pathe Limited

    Digitized news archive. Includes online catalog search feature and higher resolution copies of newsreels available for licensing.

  • Bruce Museum: News Room Archive

    News releases are organized chronologically with the most recent at the top, and are available in PDF format.

  • Chronicling America

    Archive of historic American newspapers from 1836 to 1922, maintained by the Library of Congress.

  • CNN

    Cable News Network. Provides American and international news, analysis, video clips, and weather updates. .

  • The Cornell Daily Sun

    Digitized online copies of the Cornell Daily Sun created as a collaborative project of Cornell University Library and the Cornell Daily Sun.

  • Digital Archives of the Adams County Free Press

    Online newspaper archives of Adams County providing access to over 108,000 pages of old newspaper articles.

  • Digital Archives of the Sterling Public Library

    Online compilation of over 65,010 digitized newspaper pages searchable by keyword and date.

  • Find Articles

    LookSmart run website providing online access to large archives of print magazine articles.

  • GenealogyBank: Search Newspaper Archives & Articles

    Search historical newspaper archives online at GenealogyBank. Features complete copies of each newspaper with over 1 billion articles covering 1690 to the present, for all 50 states.

  • GetLocalNews

    Offers a free searchable database of local news headlines, archives, and sources world-wide, covering over 33,000 local news sources, originating from 260 countries and nearly 12,000 cities around the world.

  • Keesing's World News Archives

    Founded in 1931 with the intent of providing original accurate articles with social and political content.

  • Mail Online: News Archive

    Archives news, sports, showbiz, science and health stories from around the world from the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday newspapers. MailOnline

  • National Center for Science Education

    Center defends the teaching of evolution in the public schools and offers news about this controversy from past years.

  • News Attic

    Provides a directory of archived news headlines sorted by date, source, and category of information.

  • News Library

    Archive of 2,159 newspapers and other news sources allows the user to quickly find information and archived news.


    Search archives from hundreds of national newspapers.

  • NewspaperCat

    Online catalog of digital historical papers from the United States and the Caribbean.

  • Paper of Record

    Searchable electronic archive of scans of historical newspapers from 1892 to the present.

  • Primerica: Newsroom

    Contains articles and press releases about Primerica and its parent company Citigroup for local, national and international publication.

  • Small Town Papers

    Presenting an archive of over 250 small town newspapers.

  • Stars and Stripes (1918–1919)

    An online collection, presented by the Serial and Government Publications Division of the Library of Congress, includes the complete seventy-one-week run of the newspaper's World War I edition.

  • Transdiffusion Network

    Arcives of radio, newspaper, and television for the last 5 decades.

  • U.S. News Archives on the Web

    Compilation of news derived from newspapers from all over the United States, maintained by the Special Libraries Association News Division.

  • US Historic Newspaper Archives

    Focused on digitizing historic newspapers that have only been available through local libraries and the newspaper offices themselves are now available as digitized and indexed copies.

  • Utah Digital Newspapers Archive

    Presents electronic, online Utah newspapers by county, titles, and dates. Browse by country, paper timeline, and newspaper hall of fame.

  • Weekly Register of Politics, Facts and General Literature (1843-1845)

    An archive of 310 page scans from this weekly newspaper printed from July 1843 to December 1845. Made available through the Australian Cooperative Digitisation Project.

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