How do I find news items or newspapers?
Many of our databases include full-text newspaper articles along with journal and magazine articles. The database that is specific for newspaper article searching is Proquest National Newspapers. This database is a full text, cross searchable database of the newspaper collections of the Baltimore Sun, Christian Science Monitor, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. For historical newspaper articles, the Library offers Historical New York Times and Historical Washington Post. The Historical New York Times includes full text from the New York Daily Times (1851-1857) and the New York Times from 1857 to 2003. The Historical Washington Post is a full text database provides articles from the Washington Post and the Times Herald from 1877 to 1990.
These databases are located on the MC Library Web page by clicking the tab Articles & Databases and choosing either the A-Z List of Databases link or the Databases by Subject Link. If you use the Databses by Subject Link, you will locate these databases in the box Newspapers, Current or Newspapers, Hist.