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Newspapers: Find Them: On the

A guide to finding Newspapers in Vogel Library and online.

More International Digital Newspaper Collections

Major collections of digitized newspapers from around the world are listed here.  Also browse a list of international digital newspaper projects (Maintained by the Center for Research Libraries).

Chart compiled by the University Library, University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana.


Title Country Description Online Access
Afghanistan Digital Library Afghanistan Contains select issues of periodicals and newspapers, including Shams al-nahar, the first newspaper published in Afghanistan, Anis (Apr. 27, 1931-Apr. 25 1932), and Mu'arrif-i ma'arif. Page images only. Freely Available
Australian Periodical Publications 1840-1845 Australia The Australian Periodical Publications 1840-1845 component of the Australian Cooperative Digitisation Project (ACDP) provides web access to digital copies of Australian serials first published between 1840 and 1845. The digitised copies were produced from microfilm. In most cases, new microfilm was produced so that a suitable digital image could be produced. Freely Available
Australian Newspapers (National Library of Australia) Australia Historic Australian Newspapers from 1803 to 1954. Ongoing project of the National Library of Australia. Freely Available
ANNO: Austrian Newspaper Online Austria Includes archives of historical Austrian Newspapers, in German Freely Available
Belgian Press Collection Belgium A small digital collection of Belgian Newspapers dating from the mid-nineteenth century to the first half of the twentieth century. Freely Available
La Presse Quotidien France Online archive of historic French newspapers from the nineteenth century and first half of the twentieth century, reflecting political, economic, literary, artistic and scientific thought of the times. Freely Available
National Library of Greece: e-fimeris Greece Online archive of several Greek historical newspapers. Links to English site. Freely Available
Bayerische Landesbibliothek Online Germany Pre-1933 issues freely available online. Freely Available
German-Language Exile Journals 1933-1945 Germany In this project, the Deutsches Exilarchiv 1933 - 1945 of Die Deutsche Bibliothek digitalised select exile newspapers and journals held by it, and supplemented by the Sammlung Exil-Literatur 1933 - 1945 of the Deutsche Bücherei Leipzig and other libraries. Freely Available
Sachsische Landesbibliothek Germany Sachsische Landesbibliothek - Staats- und Universitatsbibliothek Dresden - Historische Zeitungen und Zeitschriften contains digitized images of newspapers from the region of Saxony. Contains Leipziger Zeitungen (1740), Sachsenzeitung (1830-1834), and others. Freely Available
Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg - Zeitschriften und Zeitungen Germany A small collection of German language 19th and early-to-mid 20th century newspapers from the University of Heidelberg. Freely Available
ZEFYS: Historische Zeitungen-Zeitungsinformationssystem Germany Almost 200 digitized, historical, German newspapers, along with a guide to other digitized, historical newspapers collections. Freely Available
eluxemburgensia Luxembourg Bibliothèque Nationale de Luxembourg: eluxemburgensia. National Library of Luxembourg, in French and German Freely Available
National Library of Latvia Latvia Online archive of several Latvian titles. Links to English site. Freely Available
Papers Past (New Zealand) New Zealand Papers Past contains more than one million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1932 and includes 52 publications from all regions of New Zealand. Freely Available
Biblioteca Nacional de Espana Spain A large digital collection of Spanish newspapers from the National Library of Spain. Freely Available
Temps Archives Historiques Switzerland Includes the complete holdings of The Journal de Geneve, Gazette de Lausanne, and the Nouveau Quotidien, three daily newspapers that were the forerunners of Le Temps (Switzerland). Freely Available
Thai Newspaper Collection (World War II) Thailand Digital Collection of three Newspapers published in Thailand during the World War II. This collection includes some issues which are hard to find in Thailand. All three agencies are not in existence at present. Freely Available
Compact Memory Unknown/Multiple Compact Memory: Internetarchiv Jüdischer Periodika. Archive of Jewish periodicals from 1806 to 1938, in German Freely Available
JPRESS (Historical Jewish Press) project Unknown/Multiple The project currently includes almost 900,000 pages of digitized with OCR Jewish newspapers from all over the world. The site currently has 35 titles in 5 languages, including Hebrew, English, Yiddish, Hungarian, and French. New titles are constantly being added to the site. The site currently contains material that ranges from the early-1840's until 1987. Freely Available
European Library Newspaper Collection Unknown/Multiple Over 3,000 newspapers from 20 European libraries. Freely Available
Gallica -- National Library of France (BNF) Unknown/Multiple Gallica, the digital library of the Bibliothéque nationale de France, hosts numerous newspaper titles from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Notable titles currently include Le Figaro (1826-1942), Le Temps (1861-1937), La Croix (1880-1944), L'Humanité (1904-1944), La Presse (1836-1922), and Le Journal des débats (1814-1944), among others. More titles forthcoming. Freely Available
Early Alberta Newspaper Collection Canada The Alberta Newspaper Collection contains Alberta, Canada newspaperss from 1880 to 1950. Freely Available
Special Editions of Canadian Newspapers Canada From the National Library of Canada, this collection consists of special color supplements to historical newspapers published in Canada. Freely Available
Prince George Newspapers Project Canada Daily newspaper covering Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. Includes every edition from their first year, 1916, through 1961. Freely Available
Multicultural Canada Canada A collection of audio files, published text such as books and newspapers, and unpublished text which document the multicultural influences that have contributed to Canada’s history. Freely Available
Manitobia: Life and Time Canada A rich archive of newspapers, images, and other primary source material chronicling the history of Manitobia Canada. Freely Available
Nova Scotia Historical Newspapers Canada Nova Scotia Archives & Records Management present page image-access to seven different newspapers published in four very different Nova Scotia communities over a span of 210 years-from The Nova Scotia Chronicle and Weekly Advertiser in 1769, to The 4th Estate in 1977. Freely Available
British Library Online Newspaper Archive United Kingdom Access to selected, searchable facsimile issues of London's Daily News, The News of the World and The Weekly Dispatch, and The Manchester Guardian Freely Available

More Digital U.S. Newspaper Collections

Major collections of digitized U.S. newspapers are listed here.

Chart compiled by the University Library, University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana

Title State Description Online Access
California Digital Newspaper Collection California An ongoing project of the University of California-Riverside, this collection contains article-level digital facsimiles of California newspapers published before 1923. Freely Available
Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection Colorado Includes newspapers published in Colorado before 1923. Freely Available
Newspapers of Connecticut Connecticut Freely Available
Florida Digital Military Newspaper Library Florida Freely Available
Florida Digital Newspaper Library Florida The Florida Digital Newspaper Library includes historic Florida newspapers and current papers digitized instead of being microfilmed. Freely Available
Digital Library of Georgia Georgia Freely Available
Hawaiian Language Newspapers Hawaii University of Hawaii's online archive of several Hawaiian language newspapers. Freely Available
Henry Public Library Digital Archives Illinois Freely Available
Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection Illinois Historically significant, Illinois newspapers. Project of the History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library at the University of Illinois. Freely Available
Geneseo Public Library District Digital Archives Illinois Freely Available
Galva Public Library Digital Archives Illinois Freely Available
Harvard Diggins Library Digital Archives Illinois Freely Available
Digital Archives of the Midlothian Public Library Illinois Freely Available
Earlville Library District Digital Archives Illinois Freely Available
Freeburg Area Library District Digital Archives Illinois Freely Available
Chicago Foreign Language Press Survey Illinois Published in 1942 by the Chicago Public Library Omnibus Project of the Work Projects Administration of Illinois, this collection's purpose was to translate into English and classify selected news articles appearing in the Chicago area foreign language press from 1861 to 1938. The project consists of a file of 120,000 typewritten pages translated from newspapers of 22 different foreign language communities in Chicago. UIUC Library has digitized this collection. Microfilm is also available in HPNL (FILM 070.484 C43CH). Freely Available
Beardstown Houston Memorial Library Digital Archive Illinois Freely Available
Brimfield Public Library Digital Archives Illinois Freely Available
Bellwood Public Library Digital Archives Illinois Freely Available
Forest Park Public Library Digital Archives Illinois Freely Available
Peoria Heights Public Library Digital Archives Illinois Freely Available
Marshall Public Library Digital Archives Illinois Freely Available
Quincy Historical Newspaper Archive Illinois 8 Quincy, Illinois newspapers. Freely Available
Talcott Free Library District Digital Archives Illinois Freely Available
Toulon Public Library Digital Archives Illinois Freely Available
Hoosier State Chronicles Indiana Indiana's digital historical newspaper collection from the Indiana State Library. Freely Available
Kentuckiana Digital Library Kentucky Digital collection of historic Kentucky newspapers. Freely Available
Louisiana Digital Library: Louisiana Newspaper Access Program Louisiana Ongoing project currently contains over 70 newspaper titles from Louisiana. Freely Available
Barnstable Patriot Newspaper Archive Massachusetts From Barnstable County, on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. This archive covers issues from the paper's first century, 1830-1930. Freely Available
Winona Newspaper Project Minnesota Three newspapers from Winona County, Minnesota: the Argus, the Daily Republican, and the Republican Herald. Coverage: late 19th and early 20th centuries. Freely Available
Missouri Digital Heritage--Newspapers Missouri Formerly: Historical Missouri Newspapers Project. Online archive of historic newspapers from St. Louis and other locations throughout the state of Missouri. Some issues go back to the late 1800s...."Through the Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative, the Missouri State Archives and the Missouri State Library, in partnership with the State Historical Society of Missouri, are assisting institutions across the state in digitizing their records and placing them online for easy access.." Freely Available
Farm, Field, and Fireside Currently comprises 22 Midwestern farm newspapers, including major titles like the Prairie Farmer, Wallace's Farmer, and the Farmer's Wife. Project of the History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library at the University of Illinois. Freely Available
Collegiate Chronicle A prototype student newspaper repository aggregating newspapers from colleges and universities across the USA Freely Available
American Popular Entertainment Currently comprises 3 newspapers covering 1853-1929. Project of the History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library at the University of Illinois.  
Las Vegas Age Digital Collection Read about early Las Vegas history straight from the source! Full complete digital images of the Las Vegas Age digitized from the print copies from the Special Collections of the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. From April 7, 1905 to December 27, 1924. Freely Available
Northern New York Historical Newspapers New York Northern New York Historical Newspapers provides indexed access to selected historical newspapers from Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego and St. Lawrence counties in New York state. Freely Available
Suffolk Historic Newspapers New York Suffolk Historic Newspapers is a centralized, searchable collection of historic newspapers published in Suffolk County, New York. Freely Available
Brooklyn Daily Eagle Online New York Digitized pages of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle from Brooklyn, New York. Freely Available
Friend of Man New York A near-comprehensive collection of The Friend of Man, an early reform era and abolitionist paper published in Central New York State. The archive includes 281 issues, from 1836-1842. Freely Available
Ohio Memory Ohio Freely Available
Oklahoma Digital Newspaper Collection Oklahoma Over 60 newspapers documenting the state's colonization and transition from territorial status to statehood. Freely Available
Oregon Historical Newspapers Oregon Digitized newspapers from University of Oregon Library. Freely Available
Pennsylvania Civil War Newspapers Pennsylvania Online archive of select PA newspapers published during or around the time of the American Civil War. Freely Available
Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project Pennsylvania The Pittsburgh Jewish Newspaper Project is composed of The Jewish Criterion (1895-1962), The American Jewish Outlook (1934-1947), and The Jewish Chronicle (1962-2010). Freely Available
Franklin and Marshall Student Newspaper Collection Pennsylvania Freely Available
Pennsylvania Historical Newspapers Pennsylvania Features digitized collections created by libraries and other entities located throughout Pennsylvania. Primary focus is on collections of interest to the citizens of Pennsylvania. Several newspaper collections are included. Freely Available
Utah Digital Newspapers Utah Digitized historic newspapers published in Utah during the late 1800's into the 1900's. Freely Available
Virginia Chronicle Virginia Freely Available
Wyoming Newspaper Project Wyoming Discover the stories that formed Wyoming, through the Wyoming Newspaper Project. Currently provides access to newspapers printed in Wyoming between 1849 and 1922, in an easily searchable format. Freely Available