Last Updated: May 8, 2012
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- Alt-Press Watch
Alt-Press Watch is a full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals from alternative and independent presses. This interdisciplinary resource provides a valuable source of viewpoints and perspectives to complement and challenge mainstream media coverage.
- Historical New York Times
Access to the full-text of the New York Times from 1851-2007, including all advertisements, images, photographs, and supplements.
- LexisNexis Academic
News and business information from sources around the world; book reviews, biographical, and other reference sources; U.S. Code, constitution, and court cases. Includes many newspapers. Most entries are full-text, some updated daily.
- Newspaper Source
Provides cover-to-cover full-text for more than 40 U.S. and international newspapers, selective full-text for more than 330 regional U.S. newspapers, and full-text television and radio news transcripts from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
- The Times (London) Digital Archive, 1785-1985
A full-image online archive of every page published by The Times [London] from 1785-1985. The text within the images is fully searchable at the article level. For current articles see Lexis-Nexis Academic.
- Wall Street Journal
Comprehensive coverage back to 1984 is available from the world's leading financial newspaper through ProQuest.
- World News Digest (Facts on File)
World news coverage from Facts on File News Services and Reuters, including the complete Facts on File World News Digest from 1940. Includes editorials, obituaries, government leaders, country profiles, plus additional special features including maps, photographs, historic documents, and overviews of key issues, newsmakers and events.