Databases - News Sources and E-Newspapers


African American Newspapers, 1827-1998  (Newsbank)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
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)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
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

America's News  (Newsbank)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more from this large collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate and other sections. Explore news articles from 1978 to the present from over 1,982 news sources from all 53 U.S. States and Territories.

Chronicle of Higher Education
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
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)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
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
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
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
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
Links to the homepages of selected e-Newspapers including local papers.

Newspapers of the World
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
Gives access to hundreds of newspapers and news magazines from all continents. Newspapers may be selected by country or by title.

Proquest Newspapers  (ProQuest)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
Search the Providence Journal (till June 15, 2015), Wall Street Journal, and New York Times (1851 - 2009) User guide for ProQuest

Providence Journal  (Newsbank)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
Find full-text articles on local news, issues, events, people and much more from current and archived issues of Providence Journal. Complete coverage from 1982 to the present.

Wall Street Journal  (ProQuest)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
Eastern edition ( 1984 - current ) User guide for ProQuest