Newspaper Research: Historical News
More Historical News Links
- International Coalition on Newspapers: Lists digitization projects, internationally and in the US.
- UIUC Guide to Historical Newspapers: University of Illinois guide to historical papers online. Scroll down to see the freely-available titles.
- Online Newspaper Archives: Wikipedia's links to online newspapers, including historical papers.
- Cyndi's List - Newspapers: A large collection of links to open-access newspaper sites, including many outside the U.S.
- NYS Historic Newspapers: Complete, full-text, OCR runs of historic newspapers from every county in NYS.
- Library of Congress US Newspaper Directory, 1690-present: Useful tool for identifying titles published in specific locations or at specific times.
Newspapers Received in Print & Microform
The following newspapers are received in print and are available on the 3rd floor of Lockwood in the Current Periodicals area. Each title is linked to the corresponding catalog record.
- Am-Pol Eagle
- Business First of Buffalo
- Chronicle of Higher Education
- Iran Times
- Muslim Journal
- Naród Polski
- The New York Times
- The Wall Street Journal
At present, we continue to receive only The New York Times and the Muslim Journal on microform.
To discover whether UB has microform holdings of any newspaper or journal, simply search in the Libraries Catalog for the title of the publication that interests you and check in the item record under 'Get It' for availability and call numbers.
Lockwood offers a digital microform reader for public use in the reference area on the 2nd floor. Patrons can scan microform images to PDF and email or save them to flash media.
Newspapers on Microform
To discover whether UB has microform holdings for any newspaper, search for the newspaper's title in the Libraries' Catalog.
For a list of all known New York State Newspapers available on microfilm, see the New York State Library's guide to New York State Newspapers on Microfilm and Paper.
Additional items may be available from the Center for Research Libraries; check their catalog.