A wide range of archival news sources are available at the University.
To access these resources, choose the News type in the A-Z Database List.
You can browse through the listing to see the wide range of news resources that are available to you.
Remember to take some start to plot out your search strategy first, before you jump in and start searching. As the news databases hold vast amounts of information it is worth taking time to develop an effective search strategy first so that you are not overwhelmed by too many irrelevant results.
Take a look at the Search Techniques LibGuide if you need to refresh your skills in this area.
Information on the various archive services is grouped for your convenience below by region and theme.
Individual Newspaper Titles
Region /Country News
India / South Asia
Major newspaper collections related to the civil war period are highlighted here.
Also check the individual coverage of US news titles as some titles have archive access across the civil war period 1861-1865
Proquest: Black Historical Newspapers Collection
Black newspapers were on the frontlines of the civil rights movement. Organizing boycotts and nationwide protests, fighting discriminatory housing and employment practices, launching community clean-up campaigns, and advocating for improved health services for minorities, they gave voice and strength to communities often ignored by other media. The newspapers in this collection provide unique perspectives on local, national, and international events:
Several American Jewish newspaper titles are are available via the Proquest Historical newspapers collection.
Access the individual titles below, or search across the titles by using the Proquest News & Newspapers interface for cross searching.
These newspapers provide insights into a century of immigration, genealogy and so much more while supporting local history and genealogical research. As Jews helped transform American culture, so too, did America transform Jewish thought.
The Jerusalem Post news archive is also available.
Major collections of service newspapers are listed here.
For wider coverage of the news througout the war years, search the individual newspaper collections or cross-searchable newspaper archive platforms.
The majority of our archive news databases are provided via the Gale, Proquest and UK Press Online database platforms.
This means that it is possible to cross search some of the content to find news from across a range of newspaper and related titles.
All are accessible via the News sections of the A-Z Databases List.
Gale Primary Sources is a research environment that integrates digital collections to enable research across a range of primary sources. Users are able to search across a wide array of materials and points in time.
When you are searching, you can use the checkboxes to select one/some/all of the titles to which the University subscribes, as illustrated in the screenshot below.
You can select one/some/all of the subscribed Proquest news databases and cross search for your research topic. We have access to a range of tiles, as illustrated in the screenshot below.
Use the Proquest Historical Newspapers LibGuide for search guidance