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News resources available UVA
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Newspapers and Other News Media

Looking for a newspaper's daily front page?

  • Factiva
    Click on News Pages at the top to browse daily editions of major newspapers.

Daily Progress

Find Specific Newspapers

Check these places first when you have a newspaper title in mind already.

  • Journal Finder
    Find specific newspaper titles (and what dates we have them) by searching Journal Finder.
  • US Newspapers on Microfilm
    Search UVA's U.S. Newspapers on Microfilm Database by date, by state, or both, to find titles (no articles) of newspapers in microfilm held at Alderman Library.

Featured Newspaper Databases

Check these sources when you want to do broad news research on a general topic. 

  • Factiva
    Full-text, thousands of sources from all over the world, in 22 languages. Coverage varies by title, some back to 1980s. See these useful search tips from the University of Georgia. See also Free Text Search tips. Browse daily editions of major newspapers, by section, for the past 14 days in News Pages.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Full-text of hundreds of U.S. and some foreign newspapers. Coverage varies by title, some back to 1980s. See basic search guide. See also more advanced search tips.
  • Proquest Historic Newspapers & Magazines
    Searchable facsimiles of historical archives of New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times. Also includes archives of several prominent African-American newspapers: Chicago Defender, Norfolk Journal and Guide, Pittsburgh Courier, Baltimore Afro-American, NY Amsterdam News.
    See also Guide to Printing in Proquest
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers - Black and Ethnic Newspapers
    A subset of ProQuest Historical Newspapers, this historical archive (back to 19th century in some cases) covers several prominent black newspapers: Chicago Defender, Norfolk Journal and Guide, Pittsburgh Courier, Baltimore Afro-American, and NY Amsterdam News. Also included in this resource is the database Ethnic NewsWatch (approx.1990-present), which includes US African-American and many other ethnic publications. See dates of coverage for all publications in this resource, including those in Ethnic NewsWatch.
  • World News Connection, 1995-2013
    English translations of foreign news. Full-text of news and information compiled from thousands of non-U.S. news sources. See Sources list. Earlier newspaper translations can be found in the Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) series.

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