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About Newspapers.com

Distributed by ProQuest into library markets worldwide, Newspapers.com Library Edition is an extensive database that provides online access to 5,600+ historical newspapers from nearly 60 locations in the US and worldwide.  Numbering over 200 million pages ,the World Collection is a prime resource for genealogy and historical content.

Dating from the early 1700s into the early 2000s, Newspapers.com Library Edition contains full and partial runs of regional, state, and local titles from the United States and other countries.

Invaluable for researchers, historians, genealogists, teachers and students, Newspapers.com Library Edition provides greater opportunities for longitudinal and comparative analysis of historical events and people, and is a great source of information for genealogists. With ongoing updates and new content continually being added, there’s always more to be discovered.

Getting Started

Newspapers.com Features & Benefits

  • Newspapers.com Library Edition is an easy-to-use remote access resource with search, browse, save and share capabilities that are designed specifically for newspaper research.
  • Newspapers can be quickly searched by viewing available titles grouped by location on a modern map.
  • Narrow search results using title counts provided by location, or broaden the scope of results using traditional search techniques, like keyword, location and time period or newspaper name.
  • The user experience is enhanced with an image viewer that provides high-quality images that can easily be clipped, saved and shared via Facebook and Twitter along with emailing and embedding in a webpage.

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