Finding Newspaper Articles

Finding specific newspapers and articles on a topic

Newspaper articles are available in a variety of formats. How you access them will depend on whether you are looking for a specific newspaper or trying to find newspaper articles on a particular topic.

Finding a specific newspaper

To find specific newspapers, you need to perform a journal title search in Library Search. This will indicate the format of the newspaper: 

  • Microfilm - Some print newspapers are replaced by microfilm for storage and preservation.
  • Electronic - Databases, particularly EBSCOhost's Newspaper Source Plus (see below), provide online access to many newspapers.

Finding newspaper articles on a topic

If you need to find newspaper articles on a topic, do a keyword search in one of the newspaper databases. Choose from the list below.

Newspaper Databases

Newspaper websites

Many newspapers provide access to current content online. You may be required to register (for free). Costs may be associated with access to archival material.

Images are often available from newspaper websites.