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Locating historical newspapers online

US Newspapers

KL
has access to some online newspaper and magazine databases: Available on microfilm at KL: Detroit News (1890-2015) and online index

Many newspapers are also available on the web. Check the following:

Chronicling America  is  a searchable database of digitized newspapers from 1835 to 1922. Its  U.S. newspaper directory allows you to identify newspapers for specific regions and times and how to access them.

Many historical American newspapers have been digitized by historical societies or archives, and made freely available. For example: The Michigan Digital Newspaper Portal lists local newspapers archives (either publicly available or those available for a fee).

A good list of online newspapers is available on Wikipedia.

Google News archive contains many historical newspapers. Search it directly from Google News, using the advanced search feature.

For more information on historical newspapers:
European Newspapers

European Library portal

British newspapers: French newspapers: German newspapers:
  • Historic German newspapers
  • ZEFYS: Berlin State Library’s ‘Zeitungsinformationssystem, the best starting point for digitized newspapers and magazines
     
Australian Newspapers

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