Answered By: Julie Hunter
Last Updated: Oct 04, 2016     Views: 34

You can access newspapers through the library's ProQuest database. ProQuest offers access to the full text of over 900 newspapers, news websites, and blogs from leading publishers throughout the world.  

New York Times

We have full text access to all New York Times articles from June 1, 1980 to present.

To browse all available issues: 

Click on the Library tab in Blackboard > click the “Research/ Explore” > Select “Databases” > Find the subject category “News/Newspapers” > Choose “New York Times" > Scroll down to browse and use the expandable links to choose which issue you would like to browse.

To search for a specific article:

Click on the Library tab in Blackboard > click the “Research/ Explore” > Select “Databases” > Find the subject category News/Newspapers” > Choose “New York Times" > Scroll down to the "Search within this publication" section > Enter your search terms > Click "Search"

Wall Street Journal

We have full text access to all Wall Street Journal articles from January 2, 1984 to present.

To browse all available issues: 

Click on the Library tab in Blackboard > click the “Research/ Explore” > Select “Databases” > Find the subject category “News/ Newspapers” > Choose “Wall Street Journal" > Scroll down to browse and use the expandable links to choose which issue you would like to browse.

To search for a specific article:

Click on the Library tab in Blackboard > click the “Research/ Explore” > Select “Databases” > Find the subject category News/ Newspapers” > Choose “Wall Street Journal" > Scroll down to the "Search within this publication" section > Enter your search terms > Click "Search"

All Other Publications

To search for a specific publication:

Click on the Library tab in Blackboard > click the “Research/ Explore” > Select “Databases” > Find and click on the subject category News/ Newspapers” > Select "Publications" under the "US Newsstream" page header > Enter your search terms in the Publication Search Bar (or use the A-Z feature) > Click "Search"

NOTE: When searching for articles, note the dates of coverage to ensure we offer access to articles for the date you are interested in. If coverage is from January 2005 - Present and you are looking for an article from 2004, we will not have access to that article. 

Search for a Topic or News Story

To search for a specific (or general) news story:
(Note: use this option if it doesn't matter which publication published the article)

Click on the Library tab in Blackboard > click the “Research/ Explore” > Select “Databases” > Find and click on the subject category News/ Newspapers” > Enter your search terms in the Search Bar > Click "Search"

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