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Library Resource Guide for: NEWSPAPERS

News: Then and Now

In the first section of Databases (see the link in the box to the right), this guide lists newspapers and general interest, non-scholarly magazines published before the 1980's to which Brown provides online access. In the second section of Databases, this guide lists current and recent newspapers and news databases to which Brown provides online access.

To find more on historical newspapers available on microfilm (housed on Level B of the Rockefeller Library, many have print indexes which can be found in Josiah under title: e.g., Boston Globe Index, Wall Street Journal Index) and public digital projects of historical newspapers (covering some general sources, as well as various individual city, regional, and state newspapers) at or available through Brown, see History (American) page. That and other specialized Library Resource Guides listing subject databases with coverage of historical sources may be found by consulting Guides: by Subject/Course under RESEARCH on the Library homepage.

Other places on the Library homepage to look for news sources:

1) e-Journals A-Z under QUICK LINKS: choose General in the browse e-journals by subject and then the subject heading, newspapers, general and popular

2) Josiah: search by title for any source you want; results may include a newspaper in various formats

3) WorldCat: search by title for any source you want; results may include holdings in libraries throughout the world in various formats