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  • 17th - 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers
    The Burney Collection, sourced from the British Library, is an archive of newspapers and news pamphlets (approximately 1,270 titles) gathered by Reverend Charles Burney (b. 1757-d. 1817). See title list. Although the majority of materials were published in London, there are some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, as well as a handful of examples from the American colonies.
  • ABI/INFORM Complete
    ABI/INFORM provides abstracts and some full-text articles from over 2,800 business and management publications. Includes many titles from outside the U.S. Also contains complete articles for more than 600 of the more important sources. Covers finance, management, marketing, accounting, business conditions and other business topics. This database contains the text of some articles plus FULL TEXT AT GU LAW links out to the articles in other databases. USE THIS LINK TO SEARCH THE ENTIRE DATABASE OR FIND INDIVIDUAL TITLES IN THE LIBRARY CATALOG.
  • Access World News
    Access World News from NewsBank provides full-text articles from the electronic editions of record for more than 700 newspapers around the globe.
  • African American Newspapers, 1827-1998
    African American Newspapers provides online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection features papers from more than 35 states—including many rare and historically significant 19th century titles. Cross-searchable with Early American Newspapers Series 1, 1690-1876.
  • American Banker
    Connection is to American Banker. See top right of AB screen for links to 3 additional publications: Bank Technology News, Credit Union Journal, US Banker.
  • Black Studies Center
    Black Studies Center combines several resources for research and teaching in Black Studies: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, The HistoryMakers® Videos and full transcripts for interviews with 100 contemporary African Americans, the International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP), historical black newspapers, and the Black Literature Index.
  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
    This database allows you to search and view newspaper pages from 1880-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). Currently, you can view pages from the following states: Arizona, California, District of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Washington. See list of newspaper titles.
  • Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
    [Internet resource: free on the Web]
  • Civil War: a Newspaper Perspective
    Accessible Archives contains the full text of unique titles from eighteenth and nineteenth century American, African-American, and Canadian periodicals and newspapers. Georgetown has access to only the Civil War collection, which contains the full text of selected articles from the Charleston Mercury, the New York Herald, and the Richmond Enquirer that were published between November 1, 1860 and April 15, 1865.
  • Early American Newspapers. Series I, 1690-1876
    Early American Newspapers, Series 1, 1690-1876 offers cover-to-cover reproductions of over 710 historic American newspapers, providing more than one million pages as fully text-searchable facsimile images. 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.
  • Ethnic NewsWatch
    Ethnic NewsWatch is an interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of newspapers, magazines and journals from ethnic, minority and native presses.
  • Factiva
    Factiva provides worldwide full text coverage of local and regional newspapers, trade publications, business newswires, press release wires, media transcripts, news photos, business-rich Web sites, investment analyst reports, market research reports, country and regional profiles, company profiles, and historical market data from nearly 8,000 sources in 22 languages from 118 countries. Factiva also includes links to 9,000 key Web sites, company reports, stock quotes, and daily pictures from Reuters and Knight Ridder.
  • Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports, 1974 - 1996
    The Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS ) Daily Reports are English-language translated media reports gathered from monitored foreign radio and television broadcasts, as well as selected foreign news and periodical articles and government statements worldwide. The full text database consists of eight available parts covering: the Middle East, Africa, Near East & South Asia; Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia; China; Asia and Pacific, East Asia; Asia and Pacific, East Asia; Eastern Europe; Soviet Union, Central Eurasia; Western Europe. Wolff Library has the full text, on microfiche, of some items listed in this database.
  • Foreign Broadcast Information Services Index (1975-1996)
    The FBIS Index is an index to the FBIS Daily Reports issued by the U.S. Government covering political, economic, scientific, and cultural issues and events throughout the world. Translations of broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals, and government statements from nations around the world are the sources of this information.
  • HarpWeek
    HarpWeek provides a searchable index to the content of Harper's Weekly, beginning with 1857 issues. Provides access to the illustrations, cartoons, news, literature, editorials, and advertisements via controlled thesauri, as well as full-text search capability, and scanned images of each issue.
  • Keesing's World News Archive
    Keesing’s World News Archive is a database comprising their full archive - more than 95,000 articles, first from 1931-87 as Keesing’s Contemporary Archives, and then as Keesing’s Record of World Events from 1987 to the present. They continue to publish and add to this archive at the rate of about 150 articles per month, providing a detailed summary of the world's political, social, and economic events.
  • Latin American Newspapers
    Latin American Newspapers collection provides more than 35 fully searchable Latin American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Featuring titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and elsewhere, Latin American Newspapers offers coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped this vital region between 1805 and 1922. Through eyewitness reporting, editorials, legislative information, letters, poetry, advertisements, matrimony notices and obituaries, this unique collection chronicles the evolution of Latin American culture and daily life over two centuries. In addition, these newspapers provide a wide range of viewpoints from diverse cultures — ideal for comparing and contrasting perspectives on issues and events. (From the World Newspaper Archive in partnership with the Center for Research Libraries.)
  • Oxford African American studies center : the online authority on the African American experience
    Comprehensive collection of scholarship focused on the lives and events which have shaped African American and African history and culture, coupled with precise search and browse capabilities. Features more than 10,000 articles by top scholars in the field, over 1,750 images, more than 300 primary sources with specially written commentaries, nearly 150 maps, 150 charts and tables, and over 6,000 biographies. The core content includes: Africana: the encyclopedia of the African and African American experience, second ed.; Encyclopedia of African American history, 1619-1895; Encyclopedia of African American history, 1896 to the present; Black women in America, second ed.; African American national biography; Dictionary of African biography; The Oxford encyclopedia of African thought
  • PressDisplay
    PressDisplay provides online access to today's newspapers from more than 80 countries in full-color, full-page format. The collection currently contains hundreds of titles and includes a 60 day backfile. It contains articles and other key content, such as advertisements, classifieds and notices. There is multi-title searching and cross-searching of the entire archive of titles.
  • ProQuest Civil War Era
    ProQuest Civil War Era contains primary source materials that cover a vast range of topics including the formative economic factors and other forces that led to the abolitionist movement, the 600,000 battle casualties, and the emancipation of nearly 4 million slaves. It combines complete runs of regional newspapers, as well as pamphlets covering a wide range of topics. It focuses on the entire era, from Manifest Destiny through the end of the Civil War.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Wall Street Journal
    The Wall Street Journal Historical collection contains full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue in 1889. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. The Wall Street Journal is available from 1984 forward in ProQuest's National Newspapers database.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Baltimore Sun
    Coverage from 1837 - 1990 of The Baltimore Sun, providing first hand accounts of the politics, society and events in Baltimore and world-wide at this time.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Defender
    Coverage from 1909 - 1975 of the Chicago Defender, an historicallly weekly African-American newspaper in the midwest.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Chicago Tribune
    Cvoerage from 1849-1992 of the Midwest region of the United States in the Chicago Tribune provides coverage of the politics and events of the time.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Los Angeles Times
    Coverage from 1881-1992 provides coverage of the politics and events of this time in the Western United States. The LA Times also covers national news.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times
    Coverage from 1851-2012 of The New York Times, offering first hand accounts of the politics, society and events of the time. National, as well as regional news is highlighted.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: New York Times
    The New York Times Historical collection contains full-page images and article images from the first issue in 1851. The collection includes digital reproductions of every page from every issue. The New York Times is available from 1995 forward in ProQuest's National Newspapers database.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The Atlanta Constitution
    Coverage from 1868 - 1945 of the Atlanta Constitution, provding copies of the newspaper over time.
  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Washington Post
    The Wall Street Journal Historical collection contains full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue in 1877. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
  • ProQuest International Newsstand
    World News Connection contains the fulltext summaries of non-U.S. newspaper articles, conference proceedings, radio and television broadcasts, periodicals and non-classified technical reports. (It is the successor to the Daily Reports from the FBIS and the JPRS Reports provided through the NTIS.) See also the FBIS Daily Reports Digital Collection, which covers 1974-1996.
  • Proquest U.S. Newsstream
    The core of the database is the Major Newspapers collection, which includes national and leading regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA TODAY, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Atlanta Journal- Constitution, Barron's, The Boston Globe, The Guardian, The Christian Science Monitor, and The Washington Post. Abstracting and indexing are available for more than 500 papers; of these, 350 papers are available in full text.
  • TLS Historical Archive
    The TLS Historical Archive provides searchable access to the full text of the Times Literary Supplement from 1902 through 2005. It includes more than 300,000 reviews, letters, poems and articles.
  • Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985
    Searchable, electronic version of The Times, Britain's newspaper of record, essential for primary source research in British history, politics, and culture. Provides a complete full-text and full-image archive of The Times from 1785 to 1985. You can search the full-text of the entire newspaper, including articles, editorials, and advertising.

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