Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Newspapers


Big news - New York Times Online for Free, 1851-1922; 1981-1987: http://www.nytimes.com/ref/membercenter/nytarchive.html

Both the US and English governments are committing to digitizing old newspapers now! US project: http://www.loc.gov/preserv/ndnp.html (millions of pages, 1836-1922, first images ready by 2006). Update: more than 226,000 pages of public-domain newspapers from California, Florida, Kentucky, New York, Utah, Virginia and the District of Columbia published 1900-1910: http://www.loc.gov/chroniclingamerica/.

England: http://www.bl.uk/collections/britishnewspapers1800to1900.html (2 million pages, 1800-1900)
British Library Online Newspaper Archive: http://www.uk.olivesoftware.com/ (HORRIBLE interface, not accessible with Firefox, my browser of choice).

US and world current newspapers: http://newslink.org/metnews.html, http://www.refdesk.com/paper.html, http://www.onlinenewspapers.com

FREE, $$$ Newspaper Archives, most 1990+: http://www.ibiblio.org/slanews/internet/archives.html

Foreign Language Newspapers: http://libraries.mit.edu/guides/types/flnews/

National Newspaper Program: http://www.neh.gov/projects/usnp.html

Newspaper Abstracts: http://newspaperabstracts.com/

Identifying and Locating Newspapers: http://web.library.emory.edu/subjects/humanities/history/newspapers.htm

Newspapers and Periodicals through the OCLC system (Online Computer Library Center) participating libraries: http://www.oclc.org/contacts/libraries/default.htm. More about OCLC: http://www.oclc.org

Old Newspapers by State:

Alabama: http://www.archives.state.al.us/dataindex.html

Alaska: http://www.library.state.ak.us/hist/newspaper.html

Arizona: http://www.lib.az.us/anp/index.html

Arkansas: http://library.uark.edu/screens/opacmenu.html

California: http://cbsr26.ucr.edu/cnp/index.html

Colorado - Colorado‚Äôs Historic Newspaper Collection (CHNC): http://www.coloradohistoricnewspapers.org/,    http://www.coloradohistory.org/chs_library/research_coll_files/rc_newspapers.htm

Idaho: http://www.idahohistory.net/library_collections.html

Illinois - State Library: http://www.state.il.us/hpa/lib/microfilm.htm
   U of I: http://www.library.uiuc.edu/techserv/inp/webpages/main.htm
   Historical Society: http://www.chicagohs.org/collections/newspaper.html

Indiana - Historical Society: http://www.indianahistory.org/library/library.php?page=2#newspapers
   IU: http://www.indiana.edu/~libcirc/index.html

Iowa: http://www.iowahistory.org/library/library_offers/library_offers.html#newspaper
   Iowa Old Press: http://www.iowaoldpress.com

Kansas: http://www.kshs.org/library/news.htm

Kentucky: http://www.uky.edu/libraries/pnm.html

Louisiana: http://www.lib.lsu.edu/special/lnp.html

Maine: http://www.maine.gov/sos/arc/newspapers/mnphome.htm

Maryland: http://speccol.mdarchives.state.md.us/msa/speccol/catalog/

Massachusetts: http://www.bpl.org/research/index.htmnewspapers/cfm/index.cfm

Michigan: http://www.michigan.gov/hal/0,1607,7-160-17449_18643---,00.html

Minnesota: http://collections.mnhs.org/newspapers/arsearch.html

Mississippi: http://www.mdah.state.ms.us/arlib/find.html

Missouri: http://www.umkc.edu/lib/gen-info/00collec.htm#mnp

Montana: http://www.discoveringmontana.com/mhsweb/departments/library-archives/libcollections.html#newspapers

Nebraska: http://www.unl.edu/nebnews/nnphome.html

Nevada: http://www.library.unr.edu/ (in main catalog)

New Hampshire - Dartmouth College: http://www.dartmouth.edu/~library/
   NH State Library: http://www.state.nh.us/nhsl/network/newstitle_1.html

New Jersey: http://www.njarchives.org/links/newspaper-1.html

New Mexico: http://www.unm.edu/~cswrref/enghome.html

New York: http://www.nysl.nysed.gov/nysnp/
    Northern New York Historical Newspapers: http://news.nnyln.net/

North Carolina: http://statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us/TSS/NEWSPAPE.HTM

North Dakota: http://www.state.nd.us/hist/newshome.htm

Ohio: http://www.ohiohistory.org/occ/menu.htm

Oklahoma: http://www.ok-history.mus.ok.us/arch/news8.html

Oregon: http://libweb.uoregon.edu/preservn/onmp.html

Pennsylvania: http://www.statelibrary.state.pa.us/libraries/cwp/view.asp?a=15&Q=40148&librariesPNavCtr=|#1257

Rhode Island - Providence: http://www.rihs.org/ref%20coll.htm

South Carolina: http://www.sc.edu/library/socar/books.html#newspapers

South Dakota: http://www.sdhistory.org/arc/newspaper/default.asp

Tennessee: http://www.lib.utk.edu/spcoll/newspaper/related.htm

Texas: http://www.cah.utexas.edu/newspapers/tnp.html

Utah: http://webpac.lib.utah.edu/digital/unews/
   Utah Digital Newspapers: http://www.lib.utah.edu/digital/unews/

Vermont: http://danalib.uvm.edu/vtnp/vnphome.html

Virginia: http://www.lva.lib.va.us/whatwedo/vnp/index.htm

Washington: http://www.statelib.wa.gov/wa_newspapers.aspx#

West Virginia: http://www.libraries.wvu.edu/wvcollection/newspapers.htm

Wisconsin: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/library/collections/news.html

Wyoming: http://wyoarchives.state.wy.us/databases/news.htm (main catalog)
   many online here: http://www.rootsweb.com/~wygenweb/newsp.htm


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