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last updated: 3/28/2012

Major U.S. Newspapers

The IU Bloomington Libraries provide electronic and print access to many U.S. and foreign newspapers. Information about electronic and print versions of five major United States newspapers is listed below. For information about access to other U.S. and international newspapers, search IUCAT, the Library Catalog.

Older issues of many newspapers are available through online databases or on microform in the IUB Libraries.  To see a listing of online databases with our holdings, check out our
Old News webpage or search IUCAT, the Library Catalog for a detailed list of holdings.

You can search many newspapers at the same time using
Access World News, EBSCO Academic Search PremierFactiva, or Lexis/Nexis Academic.

Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune (Proquest Historical Newspapers) - Coverage: 1849-1987

Print: IUB Libraries do not hold print copies of the Chicago Tribune
Microfilm: Feb. 17, 1963 - present, some available in the Main Library, others at the ALF.  Click here to see or request a film.

 

Christian Science Monitor
EBSCO Academic Search Premier - Coverage: January 3, 1995 - present
LexisNexis Academic - Coverage: January 2, 1980 - present

Print: IUB Libraries do not hold print copies of the Christian Science Monitor. 
Microfilm: 1958 - 2004 (incomplete) in the ALF - click here to request.

Los Angeles Times
Historical Los Angeles Times - Coverage: 1881 - 1962; articles in PDF format
LexisNexis Academic - Coverage: Last six months - present

Print: Current issues in the Current Periodicals Collection in Main Library. 
Microfilm: 1969 - 2004 (incomplete) in the ALF - click here to request.

New York Times
Factiva - Coverage: June 1, 1980 - present
Historical New York Times - Coverage: 1851 - 2 years from the present; articles in PDF format
LexisNexis Academic - Coverage: June 1, 1980 - present

Print: Students may access the daily paper through the student research newspaper boxes on campus. 
Microfilm: 1857 - 2004 in the Main Library  
 
San Jose Mercury
America's Historical Newspapers - Coverage 1900-1922 Sunday only
Access World News Coverage - June 1, 1985 - present

No Print or Microfilm holdings


USA Today

Factiva - Coverage April 1, 1987 - present 

LexisNexis Academic - Coverage 1989- present

Newspaper Source - Coverage February 1, 2002 - present

 

Print: Current Issues available in the Law Library.

Microfiche: 1978-1997 in the Education Library

Microfilm: 1978-2004 (incomplete) in the ALF


Wall Street Journal
ABI/Inform - Coverage: January 2, 1984 - present
Factiva - Coverage: January 2, 1984 - present

Print: Current issues in the Journalism Library, the Business/SPEA Library, and the Current Periodicals Collection in the Main Library.
Microfilm: 1889 - 2004 in Main Library; 1962 - 2003 (incomplete) in Business/SPEA Library

Washington Post
Factiva - Coverage: January 1, 1984 - present
Historical Washington Post - Coverage: 1877 - 1988; articles in PDF format
LexisNexis Academic - Coverage: January 1, 1977 - present

Print: Current issues in the Journalism Library and the Current Periodicals Collection in the Main Library.
Microfilm:  1877 - 2004 (incomplete) in the Main Library



last updated: 3/28/2012