The Burney Collection offers unique insights into two centuries of history through access to over 1,270 newsbooks, newspapers, pamphlets and a variety of other news materials published in England, Ireland and Scotland, plus papers from British colonies in Asia and the Americas.
John Nichols (1745–1826) was a printer and former Master of the Stationers’ Company, biographer of Hogarth and Swift, and writer of a county history of Leicestershire. He began collecting newspapers around 1778, and he also made them available to scholars, a tradition continued by the Bodleian Library, and now Gale. The collection features many rare news media resources with over 150,000 pages of printed text, spanning nearly 100 years of history.
With digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities, researchers will be able to research history in ways previously unavailable. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.
American Jewish Newspapers collection enables researchers to investigate Jewish immigration, genealogy, history and so much more. The American Hebrew was a weekly Jewish newspaper published in New York City. In 1903 it merged with the Jewish Messenger. The paper covered many topics of Jewish interest internationally. Many prominent Jewish writers and communal workers in the United States have been contributors to its pages.
The American Israelite is the longest-running English-language Jewish newspaper still published in the United States. The newspaper's two goals were to spread the principles of Reform Judaism, and to keep American Jews in touch with Jewish affairs and their religious identity. This collection includes The Israelite (1854-1874) and The American Israelite (1874-2000)
APA-FT provides full text coverage of selected scholarly articles on current affairs, economics, humanities, law, literature, politics and social sciences and is produced by the National Library of Australia.
APAIS is an index to the social sciences and humanities, and includes articles covering history, economics, politics, current affairs and culture. As far as possible, items are selected to represent various points of view on topics of importance such as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander land rights. It covers the period from 1978 to present.
APAIS the Australian Public Affairs Information Service covers social sciences and humanities, including history, economics, politics, current affairs and culture and is produced by the National Library of Australia.
W.A. Scott II founded the Atlanta Daily World at a time when most black Americans lived in the South. He felt that “the race problem” could only be solved in the South, which required an informed community. Rather than reading news about African-Americans “through the optics of a host of prejudiced white papers,” he launched his own newspaper to educate, inspire, uplift, and promote the expression of the Southern black community. Coverage: 1931 - 2003
ProQuest Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Newsstand offers access to leading Australian and New Zealand newspapers. Combining content from Fairfax Australia and Fairfax New Zealand, News Limited, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and APP newswires, ANZ Newsstand provides the very latest local, regional and national news.
Founded by former slave John Henry Murphy, Sr. when he merged three church publications, The Baltimore Afro-American became one of the most widely circulated African-American newspapers on the Atlantic Coast. Coverage: 1893 - 1988
The British Library Newspapers collection, parts I and II contains newspapers specially selected by the British Library to best represent nineteenth century Britain. It includes national and regional newspapers, as well as those from both established country or university towns and the new industrial powerhouses of the manufacturing Midlands, as well as Scotland, Ireland and Wales. British Newspapers parts III and IV supplement these collections with additional British regional newspapers, taking the coverage back to 1732 and forward to 1950.
This database offers unparalleled access to the full text of over 190 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers. This full text database includes the complete available electronic backfile for most newspapers, providing full access to the articles, columns, editorials and features published in each. Some backfiles date as far back as the late 1970s.
CCND selects academic articles from over 500 publicly issued newspapers published in mainland China since 2000. Updated daily. The database contains the following subject collections: Literature/History/Philosophy -- Politics/Military/Law -- Economics -- Education/Society -- Science -- Love/Marriage/Family/Health.
This is a collection of film advertisements and transcripts of Chinese documentary films and newsreels that spans the years 1946 to 1985. The original items are held in the Chinese Filmscript and Advertisement Collection held by the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University. The bulk of the items are transcripts for the documentary films and newsreels from the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976. All documents are in Chinese.
This collection contains 12 English-language Chinese historical newspapers. These newspapers offer insight into Chinese political and social life during the turbulent 120 year period from 1832 to 1953. In addition to the article content, the full-image newspapers offer searchable access to advertisements, editorials, cartoons, and classifieds.
Chronicling America is a website providing access to information about historic newspapers and selected digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Library of Congress (LC).
Crikey is an independent news website featuring commentary on politics, media, business, culture and technology. The Crikey.com.au website contains original content along with links to stories from all corners of the web.
Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans, 1639-1800 has been hailed as the definitive resource for researching every aspect of 17th- and 18th-century America. This incomparable digital collection contains virtually every book, pamphlet and broadside published in America over a 160-year period. Digitized from one of the most important collections ever produced on microform, Early American Imprints, Series I is based on Charles Evans’ renowned “American Bibliography” and Roger Bristol’s supplement.
This Portal brings together rare journals printed between c1685 and 1835, illuminating all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Many are ephemeral, lasting only for a handful of issues, others run for several years. Topics covered are extremely wide-ranging and include: colonial life; provincial and rural affairs; the French and American revolutions; reviews of literature and fashion throughout Europe; political debates; and London coffee house gossip and discussion. The Library has access to all sections I - V.
Factiva.com provides access to the latest business and industry news. It is a valuable research tool for many disciplines, including political science, media studies, business, technology studies, social science, journalism, the arts, and more. The database allows users to browse through a collection of global content sources from 200 countries, in 26 languages – including newspapers, continuously updated newswires from Dow Jones and Reuters, journals and magazines, websites, blogs, and multimedia.
Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports (1941-1996) consist of translated broadcasts, news agency transmissions, newspapers, periodicals and government statements from nations around the globe. These media sources were monitored in their languages of origin, translated into English and issued by an agency of the U.S. Government. The collection is supplemented by Annexes that were created by the U.S. intelligence community to benefit analysts and policy makers. FBIS Daily Reports from Readex represent a unique resource for the study of foreign affairs, business, law, sociology, political science and more, as they cover all regions of the world.
The Guardian (1821–2003) and The Observer (1791–2003) give readers online access to facts, first-hand accounts, and opinions of the day about the most significant and fascinating events from the past 200 years. Coverage: 1791 - 2003
Harper's Weekly was America's leading 19th century illustrated newspaper. It included cultural reviews as well as the major news stories. Approximately one-third of the material consisted of literature and verse, both American and English, providing entertainment in its time and significant insight for today’s readers.
The Historical Jewish Press website includes electronic versions of Jewish newspapers from different historical periods in three languages. All the website's newspapers are black and white, and the website allows the user to search the text of all the published material. Search results are given in the form of articles that mirror the original layout of the newspaper.
This database is an international abstracting and indexing tool for research in the humanities. BHI indexes almost 400 internationally respected humanities journals and weekly magazines published in the UK and other English speaking countries, as well as quality newspapers published in the UK.
Hytung Chinese Old Periodicals Database contains thousands of magazines and newspapers printed in China from 1792 to 1949. It includes newspapers such as: Tianjin Ta Kung Pao 天津《大公報 and I-Shih Pao 益世報 (The Social Welfare), The Republian Daily News 上海《民國日報, Changsha Dagong Bao 長沙《大公報, Sin Xua Rhbao 重慶《新華日報 (New China Daily News). In addition to the newspapers, it also brings together important materials for modern literary studies such as "Dian She Zhai Pictorial", "Embroidery Novel", "Education World" and "Novel Monthly". The database is updated periodically with approximately one million page images added annually.
Illustrated Civil War Newspapers and Magazines: Important and Rare Periodicals from Confederate, Union, Abolitionist, and British Presses is the definitive online Civil War media resource. The database contains 65,000 pages drawn from 49 periodicals, including 15 campaign newspapers, most of them illustrated—3,720 issues published from 1860 to 1865. Originally printed in 16 different cities, many of the publications are now rare and hard to find, with an item sometimes extant only in a single archive. Carefully sought out and compiled from 17 different museum, library, and private collections, including those of the American Antiquarian Society and the Chicago Historical Society, these resources are now available to modern scholars in electronic form for the first time here.
he Illustrated London News Historical Archive gives students and researchers unprecedented online access to the entire run of the ILN from its first publication on 14 May 1842 to its last in 2003. Each page has been digitally reproduced in full colour and every article and caption is full-text searchable with hit-term highlighting and links to corresponding illustrations. Facsimilies of articles and illustrations can be viewed, printed and saved either individually or in the context of the page in which they appear. Wherever possible Special Numbers covering special events such as coronations or royal funerals have been included.
InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world and thousands of images, radio and TV broadcasts and transcripts. The collection Includes over 300 Australian newspapers.
Integrum Profi provides an electronic portrait of Russia. The database contains archives of mass-media from more than 4,700 magazines, newspapers, TV and radio transcripts, and tools for research in political science, defense and security, economics, humanities, and social sciences.
The Japan Times Archive delivers over a century of news and history on world affairs, written in English, from a Japanese perspective. Every issue, published from March 1897 is searchable. The online search tools allow users to enter keywords to find articles or advertisements on specific topics, with the option to limit searches to publication dates, title, specific days of the week, type of publication (Main, Extra or Supplement) or by Imperial Period. The pages are reproduced in full with photos and illustrations.
JapanKnowledge+ is a database containing full text records from Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Newspapers, Journals, and more. The database also features Nikkoku Online, the online version of the Nihon Kokugo Daijiten, a dictionary of Japanese language and terms.
The Jewish Advocate serves as a primary source of news and information as well as a forum for discussion and debate, providing lines of communication uniting the community and supporting the efforts aimed at reinvigorating and broadening Jewish religious and cultural life. This collection includes The Boston Advocate (1905-1909) and The Jewish Advocate (1909-1990)
Kikuzo II Visual is the online commercial database of the Asahi Shimbun, and contains the articles and the advertisements of the newspaper since its first issue in 1879. Content from 1985 to the present day is full text searchable. Earlier years are presented as image databases of the newspaper in reduced-size facsimile edition.
From its earliest beginnings when it urged African-Americans to not “spend your money where you can’t work,” the Los Angeles Sentinel has exposed prejudice, promoted social change, and empowered the black community. Today, this independent publication continues to cover community and world issues from the unique cultural perspective of the Los Angeles African-American community. The Los Angeles Sentinel is available as part of the ProQuest Historical Newspapers—Black Newspapers collection. Coverage: 1934 - 2005
From an initial $10 investment, the New York Amsterdam News grew to become one of the nation’s leading black newspapers and one of New York’s most influential black-owned institutions. For nearly a century, it has helped influence and promote the causes and aspirations of African-Americans. Coverage: 1922 - 1993
It may be known as “America’s newspaper,” but for more than a century, The New York Times has commanded an international readership. The world news and personal stories captured by this Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper for more than 150 years are available online from ProQuest. Coverage: 1851 - 2013