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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

HIS 200A: Global Environmental History

Course guide for Global Environmental History

Online Newspapers

Access World News –  This is a great resource for current events. In addition to indexing and providing full text for many local, regional, national, and international newspapers, you can find newswire stories, broadcast transcripts, and current issues of the New York Times, Newsweek, and more.

Alternative Press Index 1991- current (and separate Alternative Press Index Archive – 1969-1990) – Contains articles from journals, magazines and newspapers providing information from an international radical and alternative viewpoint that provides access to emerging theory and practice for radical social change.

Caribbean Newspapers – Contains 66 newspaper titles from 22 islands between 1718-1876.

EBSCOhost Newspaper Source – Identifies articles in regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires and newspaper columns, as well as TV and radio news transcripts. Provides cover-to-cover full text for over 20 national (U.S.) and international newspapers, including USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, The Times (London), The Toronto Star, etc. Also contains selected full text from more than 200 regional (U.S.) newspapers, including The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The Detroit Free Press, The Miami Herald, The New York Daily News, The San Jose Mercury News, etc. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, FOX News, NPR, etc.

Historical Newspapers from Proquest

Ethnic NewsWatch – Full text articles from newspapers and periodicals published by the ethnic, minority and native press in the U.S. Coverage is from 1960 to date.

Financial Times Historical Archive – The Financial Times Historical Archive,1888-2010, is a complete facsimile run of the world’s most authoritative daily business newspaper. It includes over 700,000 pages of past issues, including Special Supplements and the FT Magazine.

Irish Newspaper Archive – Irish Newspaper Archives involves the complete digitisation of Ireland’s newspaper heritage. Titles such as the Irish Independent (1905 – current), Sunday Independent, The Freeman’s Journal, the Nation and many of Ireland’s leading regional newspapers will be rendered fully word searchable.

The Japan Times Digital Archive – Provides access to the Japan Times newspaper from 1897 – 2010.

ISI Emerging Markets – Includes news, company and financial data direct from more than 80 emerging markets in Asia, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, from the local markets and from over 16,000 publications. Provides current news, hard-to-get company and industry information, financial markets data or macroeconomic analysis. Updated daily. The service supports 18 languages

Mideastwire Service – Offers a daily email newsletter of concise, translated briefs covering some of the key political, cultural, economic and opinion pieces appearing via the print, radio and television media of the 22 Arab countries, Iran and the Arab Diaspora.

A-Z Index of Newspapers

Newspapers at the University Library

The History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library has a large collection of newspapers from around the world, most of which are in microfilm.  To find out which titles we have go to to search!