Use the following databases to find full text articles, current or past, from national and international newspapers. This is a selected list.
For the complete list, see Databases with Newspapers.
Accessible Archives – 1700's - 1800's
Full text of many 18th and 19th century American newspapers and magazines, including North Star and Frederick Douglass’ Paper.
America's Historical Newspapers – 1690-1922
Full text of American newspapers from colonial times to the 1920's.
Gale Newsstand – Via Gale Group – 1985 - current
Full-text of over 1,000 regional, national, and international newspapers, including several from New York State
Factiva – Via Factiva – Varies by publication
Contains articles on business, news, and companies worldwide, current and historical financial quotes, and company profiles.
Improve your search experience in Factiva with the tips in this handout: FactivaSearchTips.pdf
LexisNexis News – Via LexisNexis – Varies
U.S. newspapers and wires, with option to also search world news, non-English news, new transcripts, etc.
New York State Newspapers – Via Gale Group – 1985 - current
Major NY State newspapers, full text, recent years. Includes Buffalo, Syracuse, Binghamton and NY Post and Observer papers.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers – Via ProQuest – Varies
Full text - articles, ads, pictures - of New York Times (1851 - 2007) & other major papers. Click "More" link for their names.
ProQuest Research, Newspapers & Business – Varies
Identifies articles in journals, magazines and newspapers, many full text. Includes ABI/Inform, Ethnic NewsWatch,GenderWatch
See Databases with Newspapers for the complete list of databases that contain information on newspapers.
For Russian newspapers see News in Russian.