Databases - News Sources and E-Newspapers


African American Newspapers, 1827-1998  (Newsbank)
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Explore African American history, culture and daily life in the 19th and 20th centuries. Coverage 1887-1998. User guide for Newsbank

America's Historical Newspapers, 1690-1876  (Newsbank)
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Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 1690-1876 offers 350,000 fully searchable issues from over 700 historical American newspapers. Focusing largely on the 18th and early 19th centuries, this online collection is based on Clarence S. Brigham´s " History and Bibliography of American Newspapers, 1690-1820" and other authoritative bibliographies. Includes coverage of the Newport Gazette, 1777; Newport Herald, 1787-1791; and Newport Mercury1758-1866; as well as newspapers from 23 states and the District of Columbia. User guide for Newsbank

Chronicle of Higher Education
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Access information: Username and password available at the Reference Desk (401-341-2289).
Published weekly, The Chronicle is the No. 1 news source for college and university faculty members and administrators. User guide for

Historical New York Times Access  (ProQuest)
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Newspaper coverage dating back to the first issue in 1851, is available. Current years (latest 10 years are covered in Lexis-Nexis). Each issue of every newspaper is indexed so that finding articles on the editorials, editorial cartoons, obituaries, and letters to the editor from well-known people, arts, sports, business, and popular culturecan be easily found.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe
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Academic Universe from Lexis Nexis is a news, law, and business information service. Includes up to date news; company and industry news from newspapers, trade journals, and other periodicals; company financial information from Disclosure, Standard & Poor's, and Hoover's; archival SEC filings; and accounting, auditing, and tax literature. User guide for

Newspapers - Selected Direct Links
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Links to the homepages of selected e-Newspapers including local papers.

Newspapers of the World
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Gives access to hundreds of newspapers and news magazines from all continents. Newspapers may be selected by country or by title.

Proquest Newspapers  (ProQuest)
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Search the Providence Journal, Wall Street Journal, and New York Times (1851 - 2009) User guide for ProQuest

Providence Journal  (ProQuest)
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Daily newspaper from Providence, Rhode Island. Coverage: 1988-current User guide for ProQuest

Wall Street Journal  (ProQuest)
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Eastern edition ( 1984 - current ) User guide for ProQuest