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Olin Library provides access to current and historical newspapers in an online format and in microform.
Last Updated: May 27, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Olin Library Locations

Jakobson Periodical Reading Room (ground floor) - current print newspapers

Microforms Reading Room (ground floor) -- microfilm, microfiche, microforms

Online Indexes and Databases -- subscriptions to online newspapers

Journal Locator -- locate a specific publication within a database




Newspaper Quick Start

Need to find newspapers? Here's the place to start.

Use the search box to find a specific newspaper in the library catalog or search one of the databases listed below to find an article. Need more? Browse the tabs across the top of this page. For more extensive research needs, you can ask for a personal research session with a librarian or come to the Olin Library reference desk for help.

Locating a Known Article or Newspaper: Search for the title of the newspaper that the article was published in to see if we have access:



Articles: Search for current newspaper articles using these databases:

  • National Newspapers Collection -- Current Editions  -- Current editions of the Christian Science Monitor (1988-), Hartford Courant (1992-), Los Angeles Times (1985-), New York Times (1980-),Wall Street Journal (WSJ)(1984-) and Washington Post (1987-).
  • Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe -- General, U.S. and world news, arts and entertainment, business and financial news, and legal news from newspapers and wire services (most coverage begins in mid-1980s). PLEASE NOTE: SAFARI BROWSER may not work with this resource.
  • Factiva -- Factiva, a Dow Jones & Reuters Company, provides essential business news and information. This collection of more than 10,000 authoritative sources includes the exclusive combination of The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, Dow Jones and Reuters newswires and the Associated Press, as well as Reuters Fundamentals, and D&B company profiles. (two simultaneous users)


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