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News and Newspapers Library Guide

Your guide to local, national, and international news sources, both recent and historical.

U.S. Newspaper Directory

From the Library of Congress, a searchable and browsable directory of newspapers published in the United States from 1690-present. Great for finding out which titles existed in a given place and time.

About Historical Newspapers

Want to learn more about U.S. newspapers and newspaper publishing before the Civil War. Check out these great tutorial videos and bibliography put together by the librarians at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Select U.S. Historical Newspapers by Title

Popular and important historical newspapers titles published in the United States.

Database Collections of US Historical Newspapers

The following databases contain collections of historical newspapers. Try searching across several newspapers from the same region, or multiple newspapers from a specific time period.

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