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Historical World Newspapers

Introduction

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The scope of this portion of this guide is to provide researchers with links to the digitally scanned historical newspapers. 

If dates of coverage are included in an entry for a newspaper, the source may or may not include all issues within the listed time period. Also, the dates of coverage were correct when they were added to the entry, but may have changed since they were recorded.

While this guide does provide a substantial list of newspaper titles to be accessed online, this is not to say that there is not more out there. (If you come across a newspaper title on the web and feel it should be added to this guide feel free to email me. The site must be a free site, not locked down behind a paywall.) 

Identify a U.S. Newspaper from a Place and Time

The Library of Congress's web site, Chronicling America has a search engine that will identify what newspapers were available in a particular place and time for U.S. newspapers.  Click on this link to search the Newspaper Directory.

Internet Sites with Links to Online Historical Newspapers

Historical Newspaper Databases through FAU Libraries

The Historical Newspaper Databases are only accessible by login in through OpenAthens using your FAUNetID (FAU username/password)