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Research Areas: News and Newspapers

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A limited number of 72-hour passes are available daily for for up-to-the-moment access to nytimes.com with no limit on the number of articles viewed. This resource can also be used without restriction at the Boston Public Library.

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Searchable full-page and article reproductions from the first issue on Sept 18, 1851 up until December 31st 2018.

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PressReader lets you read colorful full-page reproductions of thousands of U.S. and international newspapers and magazines.

You can use PressReader in your web browser or in the iOS or Android app.

Provided by the Boston Public Library and available for free with a BPL eCard. Individuals who live in, own property in, or commute to work in Massachusetts may register for an eCard. Want help using this resource? Contact us.

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Opposing Viewpoints covers timely issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular resource supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions.

Free for all Massachusetts residents. Provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System. Want help using this resource? Contact us.

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InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to more than 1,100 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world.

Free for all Massachusetts residents. Provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System. Want help using this resource? Contact us.

Free for Northampton Residents

Heritage Hub, formerly America’s Obituaries & Death Notices, is a large and comprehensive collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices. An easy-to-use interface allows searching by name, dates, or text keywords such as workplace, schools attended, towns lived in, social clubs, churches attended or charities.

Provided by Forbes Library and available remotely to Northampton residents with a CW MARS card. Want help using this resource? Contact us.

Free Anywhere

A discontinued project by Google to scan and index historic newspapers, the Google News Archive is still available and a great resource which makes many difficult to find newspapers available freely online.

This is a librarian recommended website. Want help using this resource? Contact us.

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The newspapers, pamphlets, and books gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757-1817) represent the largest and most comprehensive collection of early English news media. The present digital collection, that helps chart the development of the concept of ‘news’ and ‘newspapers’ and the “free press”, totals almost 1 million pages and contains approximately 1,270 titles.

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This site allows you to search and read newspaper pages from 1900-1910 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

This is a librarian recommended website. Want help using this resource? Contact us.

Free for Northampton Residents

Full text and indexing of the Springfield, MA newspaper. From 1988-Current.

Provided by Forbes Library and available remotely to Northampton residents with a CW MARS card. Want help using this resource? Contact us.

Free for Northampton Residents

The electronic editions of record for local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers as well as full-text content of key international sources. Each provides unique coverage of local and regional news, including companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in the community, as well as a distinctive focus offering a variety of viewpoints on local and world issues. Includes local news, editorials, announcements and other sections from over 2,000 sources.

Provided by Forbes Library and available remotely to Northampton residents with a CW MARS card. Want help using this resource? Contact us.

Free State Wide

Full-text of The New York Times from 1985 to the present as a standalone file (also included in Academic OneFile).

Free for all Massachusetts residents. Provided by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners and the Massachusetts Library System. Want help using this resource? Contact us.

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