This guide informs on finding articles and covers legal and interdisciplinary databases, newspapers and working papers.
Last Updated: Dec 1, 2017
- Proquest Historical
Offering digitized versions of major newspapers (usually with some embargo period), including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, Washington Post, and many more.
- Press Display
Provides access to the most current 3 months of newspapers around the world. Newspapers are presented in a browsable and visual format. Cannot download.
- Proquest Digital Microfilm
Offering digitized version of the Barron's, New York Times (late edition-east coast), Wall Street Journal (eastern edition), and Washington Post (final edition) with an embargo period.
- Chronicling America, Library of Congress Website
"Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1925 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present." (LOC Website)
- Google News Archive
Contains newspapers digitized by Google, along with newspapers digitized elsewhere and crawled by Google. U.S. newspapers make up the majority of content, but international titles are also included, especially from Canada and Mexico. Use the advanced search to specify dates and newspaper titles, or browse the complete alphabetical list. Coverage for many titles extends as far back as the early nineteenth century.
Do you want to browse a current newspaper? The Library has the following PRINT newspapers:
- New York Times (current month) [Circulation desk]
- Wall Street Journal (current month) [Circulation desk]
- New York Law Journal (three months) [Circulation desk]
- National Law Journal (one year, formerly newsprint now glossy) [B2 South]
Bobst Library also has current newspapers in print, as well as older newspapers in microfilm. Check BobCat for specific holdings. Also, search New York Public Library offers a wide collection of newspapers in film. Search their catalog, CatNYP for specific holdings.