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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

History 200E: Family, Gender, and Law: Transitions, East and West: IV. Newspapers

A course guide to library resources.

On This Page:

  1. Major Metropolitan Newspapers Online
  2. Historical Newspaper Collections Online
  3. Current Newspapers

1. Major Metropolitan Newspapers Online

For the most complete and up-to-date information on finding digitized, historical newspapers, please consult our Historical Newspapers guide.

Many of the major, U.S. metropolitan newspapers can be found in ProQuest Historical Newspapers (which can be cross-searched):


ProQuest Historical Black Newspapers

(Click here to search all the ProQuest Historical Newspapers.)
We also have digitized versions of several major foreign newspapers:

2. Historical Newspaper Collections Online

In addition to the specific titles listed above, many newspapers are digitized as part of larger collections. The Center for Research Libraries maintains a list of International Newspaper Digitization Projects, and below is a list of the major digitized historical newspaper collections available through the University of Illinois Library:

3. Current Newspapers

Use these sources to access content from the past 5 to 10 years, unless otherwise noted. For much more visit our Current Newspapers Page.