Find out what dates UVA has for full-text of specific newspaper titles, in all formats, by searching Journal Finder.
Search UVA's U.S, Historical Newspapers Database by date, by state, or both, to find titles (only, no articles) of newspapers in microfilm held at Alderman Library . Please note: this database is searchable by state and date only, not searchable by title.
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Full-text, thousands of sources from all over the world, in 22 languages. Coverage varies by title, some back to 1980s. Use for Wall St. Journal back to 1979. NOTE: click on News Pages to browse daily issues of recent newspapers from many countries. SeeFactiva Quick User Guide
Full-text of hundreds of U.S. and some foreign newspapers. Coverage varies by title, some back to 1980s. Includes full-text of news program transcripts and university newspapers (including UVA's Cavalier Daily). NOTE: see Federal News Service and the FDCH News Service Capitol Report in Lexis/Nexis.
Late 20th century to current. 700 full-text newspapers, including major American newspapers plus selected material from US regional newspapers. Includes over a dozen Virginia newspapers, e.g., the Richmond Times-Dispatch and Roanoke Times. Dates covered vary by title. Database also features more than 677,000 television and radio news transcripts.
Searchable and browsable facsimiles of the New York Times (1851-2006), the Wall Street Journal (1889-1992), the Chicago Tribune (1849-1986), The Chicago Defender (1910-1975), the Washington Post (1877-1993), and Los Angeles Times (1881-1986). SeeGuide to Printing in Proquest
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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Facsimile images of 500 newspapers from rural and urban areas, advertisements and illustrations included. Virginia newspapers include titles from Alexandria, Fredericksburg, Lynchburg, Petersburg, Richmond, Staunton. Search by keyword, location, article type and date.Browse Title List here.
Searchable text and page images. Includes three Civil War era newspapers, including the Richmond Enquirer, plus a number of 19th Century African American papers, including Freedom's Journal, the first African-American paper published in the U.S., and the newspapers published by Frederick Douglass.
Searchable and browsable facsimiles of the New York Times (1851-2006), the Wall Street Journal (1889-1992), the Chicago Tribune (1849-1986), The Chicago Defender (1910-1975), the Washington Post (1877-1993), and Los Angeles Times (1881-1986).
A non-profit group dedicated to investigative journalism. Founded by Paul Steiger, former managing editor of the Wall Street Journal. In 2010 it became the first online news source to win a Pulitzer Prize.