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Library

Local and National News

United States—Major Regional & National

Newspaper Library Access— dates of coverage Found in
Atlanta Journal-Constitution 1991current

Text only: Nexis Uni**

  • Enter search terms at the big bold “Search” or …
  • Type in the the “Terms” fields and click the Add buttons.
The Boston Globe 1984current (selected articles)

Text only: Nexis Uni**

  1. If necessary, click the blue Continue button.
  2. Enter search terms in the left column, under “Search Within Results.”
Chicago Tribune* 1849current
  • 1849current:
    ProQuest—html**
  • 1849current—microfilm
The Denver Post 1984current (with select articles)

Text only: Nexis Uni**

  1. If necessary, click the blue Continue button.
  2. Enter search terms in the left column, under “Search Within Results.”
Los Angeles Times 1985current

Text only: Nexis Uni**

  • Enter search terms at the big bold “Search” or …
  • Type in the the “Terms” fields and click the Add buttons.
The New York Times* 1851current
  • Searchable New York Times archive: 1851-1922 available free online as pdf’s, for additional access through the present, create a login.
  • Text only, 1980-current, abstracts 1969current: Nexis Uni**
    • Enter search terms at the big bold “Search” or …
    • Type in the the “Terms” fields and click the Add buttons.
  • 1851current: microfilm
The Philadelphia Inquirer 1994current (with select articles 1984-1994) Text only: Nexis Uni
  • Enter search terms at the big bold “Search” or …
  • Type in the the “Terms” fields and click the Add buttons.
Wall Street Journal* 1973current
  • 1962current: Eastern Edition, microfilm
  • Text of abstracts only, 1973-current: Nexis Uni
    • Enter search terms at the big bold “Search” or …
    • Type in the the “Terms” fields and click the Add buttons.
  • 1997-current: Register with a lakeforest.edu or mx.lakeforest.edu email address after logging into My.LakeForest here: my.lakeforest.edu
    /ICS/Help/WSJ_Access.jnz
The Washington Post 1977current

Note: Microfilm and PDF versions are scans of original newspapers, html versions contain transcribed text.
* Current issues of print newspaper on reserve at Circulation Desk
** Lake Forest College network ID and password required.

 

United States—Alternative & Ethnic

Newspaper Library Access—dates of coverage Found in
The Black Panther 19671980 (full run)
Boston Phoenix selected from the mid-1980s and 2006current
  • Selected articles and issues from the mid-1980s available via Google News Archive
  • Selected articles and issues from the early 2000s and most content from 2005-current via the Internet Archive
Chicago Defender* 19091956 & current year (missing Jul-Dec 1919)
Chicago Reader 1971current (selected issues)
LA Weeklly (formerly Los Angeles Weekly) 1997current
Village Voice 1997current
Underground Newspaper Collection  (index to title list) 19651968
  • microfilm

Note: Microfilm and PDF versions are scans of original newspapers, html versions contain transcribed text.
* Current issues of print newspaper on reserve at Circulation Desk
** Lake Forest College network ID and password required.

Search Center for Research Libraries collection for selected titles for:
Ethnic Newspapers in the United States and Canada—Check with Reference Desk to request materials from this collection

Chicago History Museum Research Center: This extensive collection includes newspapers on microfilm and many rare newspapers in print, including smaller newspapers serving specific ethnic communities.

 

Local

Newspaper Library Access— dates of coverage Found in
Chicago Tribune* 1849current
  • 1849current:
    ProQuest—html**
  • 1849current—microfilm
Chicago Sun-Times* 1992current
The Stentor* 1887current
Lake Forester* 1995current
Illinois Newspapers Varying dates for over 100 local Illinois papers
Chicago Defender* 19091956 & current year (missing Jul-Dec 1919)
  • 19091956: microfilm
  • Current year in print at Circulation Desk
  • searchable index for 19091975

Note: Microfilm and PDF versions are scans of original newspapers, html versions contain transcribed text.
* Current issues of print newspaper on reserve at Circulation Desk
** Lake Forest College network ID and password required.

Historic Digital Collections

Digitized Collection Dates of coverage & Description
Chronicling America—Historic American Newspapers, Library of Congress Search and view newspapers from 18601922 and find information on Newspapers from 1690present.  Title List
Google News Archive Large historic backfile of major newspapers, magazines, and legal archives—free and fee based content indexed. National and international content—includes a title list.
Chicago Foreign Language Press Survey Selected translations into English of Chicago area foreign language press from 18611938. 22 various languages represented and originally a project of the Chicago Public Library.
UIUC’s Historic Newspaper Guide List of national and international digital newspaper collections. Scroll down to the middle of the page for free content. 

 

Washington Post 

Print, Location Bound Periodicals:Nov.5, 1984-Apr. 24, 2000

HMTL, LexisNexis 1977-present

HTML, Newspaper Source 2003-current

 

Chicago Sun Times

HTML, LexisNexis 1992

 

Wall Street Journal

(eastern edition—microfilm 1962-current)

We receive Central Ed. in print, Film is for the Eastern Ed. Dec. 1963, 1969- Chicago ed. Film: 1962-Nov. 1963, 1964-1968.

Midwest Edition: Back issues in Closed Reserved until Film arrives. We receive Central Ed. in print, Film is for the Eastern Ed.

 

Chicago Defender

microfilm

1909-1956, missing jul-dec 1919

archival index of 1909-1975 available

Current issue on newspaper rack and current month in closed reserves

 

Christian Science Monitor?

HTML 1995-present Academic Search Complete

HTML 1980-present Lexis Nexis

 

Village Voice

Published weekly, usually on tuesday

Microfilm 1-53 (1973-2008)

LexisNexis HTML 1997-current

(websitehttp://www.villagevoice.com/search/archive_search/ 

Archives 1997-forward) 

Voice literary supplement [0887-8633]—we do not have subscription/access 

 

Miami Herald

Newspaper Source 1997- current-  EBSCOhost Newspaper Source (Provided by CARLI)

 

Atlanta Journal and Constitution

Daily 1991-current HTML through LexisNexis