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72% of researchers use newspapers in their research…

… (and 88% recommend newspapers to their students).

News sources are used by every type of researcher, from novice to advanced, because they provide coverage of topics in every discipline. And in many cases, they are the best or only source of information on a topic.

ProQuest provides an unparalleled collection of digitized news content, spanning the latest headlines and developments in contemporary politics, culture, health and technology, to historical coverage of important (and sometimes forgotten) people, places and events dating back to the 1700s.

In addition to prominent and respected titles like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Le Monde and others, ProQuest also offers curated regional, specialty and international news titles and collections for a wide spectrum of viewpoints and counterviewpoints over time.

Why ProQuest for News?

Provide in-demand content

Provide in-demand content

A 2017 ProQuest survey revealed how research and teaching is informed by a diverse mix of content types – with news being among the most in-demand among students, scholars and educators.

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Support multi-disciplinary research and learning

Support multi-disciplinary research and learning

How do advanced scholars use newspapers across subject areas, including history, the social sciences, arts and literature, health and medicine, and more?

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Grow/complete your collections

Grow/complete your collections

Digitized newspapers can fill in gaps or replace physical holdings that might be lost or damaged, and are accessible to users 24/7 whether users are working on campus or online.

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Explore how events unfold over time

Explore how events unfold over time

Each edition of a news publication is a snapshot of issues and events happening at a specific time and place. When looked at collectively, coverage spans weeks and years to reveal the development of a larger story, through various points of view.

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Historical News

Provide critical information and context on issues and events of the past – and how they unfolded over time. All Historical News titles include full-runs and full-images for front-page headlines, classified ads, marriage and death announcements, comic strips, reviews, display advertising, editorials, birth notices, photographs, and many other article types for a more immersive experience of history.

Stand Alone Titles

Stand Alone Titles

Featuring nearly 70 premier stand-alone historical titles, ProQuest Historical Newspapers™ is the definitive newspaper digital archive empowering researchers to digitally travel back through centuries to become eyewitnesses to history.

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Black Historical Newspapers

Black Historical Newspapers

Each of the ten Historical Black Newspapers in our collection provides researchers with unprecedented access to perspectives and information that was often absent from mainstream news sources.

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Jewish Historical Newspapers

Jewish Historical Newspapers

An essential source to investigate Jewish immigration, genealogy and history, including the rise of Zionism and the formation of U.S. policies toward the state of Israel. Four titles available individually or as part of a collection.

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International Historical Newspapers

International Historical Newspapers

Explore global perspectives and historical events with standalone titles and collections from China, India, Korea, the U.K. and other locations, with coverage beginning as early as 1817 through as late as 2018.

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Sample Historical Newspaper Titles

Wall Street Journal
New York Times
Le Monde
Chicago Tribune
Los Angeles Times
Chicago Defender
The Guardian
Atlanta Daily World
Calgary Herald
Edmonton Journal
Michigan Chronicle
Financial Post
London Free Press
Regina Leader Post
Montreal Gazette
National Post
Ottawa Citizen
Saskatoon Star Phoenix
The Province
Vancouver Sun
Windsor Star

Recent News

Provide user-friendly digital access to recent editions of essential and most-requested newspaper titles with the ability to search PDF images of every part of every page. Titles are available individually or as part of regional collections. Coverage spans the late 2000s up through the most recent issue, with a three-month embargo.

Canadian Titles

Canadian Titles

Includes: Calgary Herald, Edmonton Journal, Leader-Post, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, The Globe and Mail (Toronto), The Province (Vancouver), Regina Leader Post, Saskatoon Star Times Colonist (Victoria), Toronto Star, The Vancouver Sun, Windsor Star

Regional Collections

Regional Collections

Includes US Midwest, US North Central, US Northeast, US South Central, US Southeast and US West for multiple perspectives on national, regional and local news coverage across the country. These collections are also available in 23 state collections.

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US Stand Alone Titles

US Stand Alone Titles

Includes 26 in-demand news publications with national and regional news coverage, including the Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Newsday, USA Today, The Washington Post, and the Wall Street Journal, and many more.

Current News

Provide unprecedented digital access to the last news from multiple sources, including newspapers, online news publications, television and radio transcripts, wire services and more. Archives dating as back as the 1970s allow students and researchers to discover how stories evolve over time. Content is full-text and updated daily.

US Newsstream

US Newsstream

The latest breaking news with archives dating back to the 1980s, this content includes top newspapers, wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, and news sites from sources such as The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune.

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Canadian Newsstream

Canadian Newsstream

Breaking and archived news going back to 1970s, from over 360 news sources. Newspapers including The Globe and Mail and Toronto Star along with newswires and broadcast transcripts in full-text format, updated daily.

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Global Newsstream

Global Newsstream

The most comprehensive collection of crucial U.S. and international news content, including the most-requested and influential top newspapers, online news sources, news wires, broadcast transcripts, and blogs – all available in full text, updated daily.

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More Solutions for News

Factiva

Factiva

One of the largest news aggregators and archives in the world. Factiva’s combination of global content and business search and monitoring capabilities offers users timely, reliable and relevant knowledge.

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Newspapers.com Library Edition

Newspapers.com Library Edition

Online access to 4,000+ historical newspapers. Dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s, Newspapers.com Library Edition contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known, regional and state titles to small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.

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Press Reader

Press Reader

Interactive, digital access to nearly 7,000 global newspapers and magazines. Browse articles and other page elements, including pictures, advertisements, classifieds, and notices; or perform keyword searches across all titles to find stories on particular topics.

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