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  • All Africa News and information about Africa. Covers arts, business, children, economics, education, food, health, media, music, and sports. Over 850,000 articles. Also in French. 1997 to present.
  • Alt-Press Watch Newspapers, magazines, and journals of the alternative and independent press. 1995 to present.
  • AP Photo and Multimedia Archive Current and historical photos taken by members of the Associated Press. Includes audio files of historic speeches.
  • Chicago Tribune (1849-1986) ProQuest Historical Newspapers
  • Daily Hampshire Gazette
  • Ethnic News Watch Full text of United States ethnic newspapers.
  • LexisNexis News News from major sources across the United States and around the world.
    Limit search by geography, language, or topic from the pull-down menu.
  • National Public Radio news archives. NPR transcripts are available through LexisNexis. Choose "Transcripts" from the dropdown, and in the next box choose the news source from which you desire transcripts.
  • Los Angeles Times (1881-1986) ProQuest Historical Newspapers
  • New York Times (1851-2004) ProQuest Historical Newspapers
  • Massachusetts Newsstand from Proquest. Coverages vary. To connect to one particular newspaper click on the Databases Selected link, scroll down to Massachusetts Newsstand, and click on View titles. Newspapers included:
  •     The Banner; West Boylston, MA. Full Text: 2007-current
        The Berkshire Eagle; Pittsfield, MA. Full Text: 2005-current
        Boston Globe; Boston, MA. Full Text: 1987 - current
        Boston Globe (pre-1997 Full Text); Boston, MA. Full Text: 1980-1996
        Boston Herald; Boston, MA. Full Text: 1991-current
        BusinessWest; Chicopee, MA. Full Text: 1992-current
        Gazette; Haverhill, MA. Full Text: 1992-1997, some exceptions
        The Item; Clinton, MA. Full Text: 2007-current
        North Adams Transcript; North Adams, MA. Full Text: 2005-current
        The Patriot Ledger; Quincy, MA. Full Text: 1991-current
        Plymouth County Business Review; Pembroke, MA. Full Text: 1991-current
        The Record; Shrewsbury, MA. Full Text: 2007-current
        Sentinel & Enterprise; Fitchburg, MA. Full Text: 2005-current
        Standard Times; New Bedford, MA. Full Text: 1992-1997
        The Sun; Lowell, MA. Full Text: 2004-current
        Telegram & Gazette; Worcester, MA. Full Text: 1989-current
  • Vanderbilt Television News Archive A searchable archive of evening news broadcasts from major television networks, covering  ABC, CBS, and NBC from 1968, CNN from 1995, and FOX from 2004. You can search by subject, date, or news reporter. Searching is free (but you need to register as a user to begin) and you can order VHS copies of an individual program for a $50 fee. Compilation tapes (of segments from several different broadcasts) can also be ordered, again for a fee.
  • Google News See current news coverage from thousands of US and international online sources.
  • The Guardian Unlimited World News Guide. Provides links to international newspapers.
  • News Voyager Comprehensive list of links to newspapers in the U.S. and around the world, sorted by country or state.
  • AJR Newslink A link to news media and journalism sites.
  • Latin American Newspapers Organized by “General resources," “Regional News Services," and then individual countries.

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