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World Newspaper Archive

Alternative Titles
African Newspapers, East European Newspapers, Latin American Newspapers, South Asian Newspapers
America's Historical Newspapers
Description

World Newspaper Archive is a fully-searchable, digital collection of historical newspapers newspapers from around the world. It includes a gradually expanding digitized backfiles of 19th and 20th century newspapers from Africa (1800-1922), East Europe (1835-1922), Latin America and Latin America Series 2 (1805-1922) and South Asia (1864-1922). As the project expands, it will grow to include newspapers from the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

Follow the links above to see title lists for each collection.

 

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1800s - 1900s
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10385
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Asahi Shinbun (online version)

Alternative Titles
Kikuzō II Visual for Libraries
Description
Online full-text database of Asahi Shinbun, one of Japan's mainstream newspapers. Contains 7 million articles published since 1945. Also includes articles from the weekly magazines Aera and Shūkan Asahi, and from the annual new-word dictionary Chiezo.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1945-present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10367
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Guardian and Observer, 1791-2003

Alternative Titles
The Manchester Guardian and British Volunteer, The Observer
ProQuest Historical Newspapers, PQHN: UK
Description

Full-text searchable access to the complete backfiles of The Guardian, 1821-2003 (published in Manchester, England) and The Observer, 1791-2003 (published in London, England). Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.

Type
Article Index
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1791 - 2003 From the first issue of each newspaper through December 31, 2003. The Guardian began publication on May 5, 1821; The Observer began on December 4, 1791.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10351
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Baltimore African-American, 1893-1988

Alternative Titles
Baltimore Afro-American, Baltimore Afro American, Baltimore African American, BAA
Black Historical Newspapers, BHN, ProQuest Historical Newspapers, PQHN
Description

Full-text searchable access to the complete backfile from 1893-1988. Includes original page images digitized from microfilm.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1893 - 1988
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10349
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Hispanic American Newspapers

Description
Hispanic American Newspapers, 1808-1980 represents the single largest compilation of Spanish-language newspapers printed in the U.S. during the 19th and 20th centuries. The distinctive collection features hundreds of Hispanic American newspapers, including many long scattered and forgotten titles published in the 19th century. Based on the “Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project,” a national research effort directed by Professor Nicolás Kanellos, this digital resource is the first in a new American Ethnic Newspapers series, available within America’s Historical Newspapers.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1808-1980
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10335
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

FBIS: Foreign Broadcast Information Service Daily Reports

Alternative Titles
Foreign Broadcast Information Service 1941-1996
FBIS
Description

Provides CIA translations of newswires and broadcast services from around the world in full-text from 1941-1996.

"The United States' principal record of political and historical open source intelligence." -- Readex.

For full text after 1996, see World News Connection.

FBIS available on microfiche in the Graduate Library, MICRO-F X208 to X215.

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1941 - 1996 Covers eight regions: Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Caribbean, Middle/Near East, North American and South America.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10309
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Nation Digital Archive

Alternative Titles
The Nation Digital Archive (EBSCO)
The Nation
OpinionArchives, Opinion Archives
Description

Online access to back issues of one of the longest-published American magazines of opinion and criticism, covering politics, culture, books and the arts - in America and around the world - from a liberal/leftist viewpoint.

Type
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
July 6, 1865 - present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10307
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

19th Century U.S. Newspapers

Alternative Titles
19th Century U.S. Newspapers (Gale)
Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers, US, United States
Gale Historical Newspapers
Description
Contains digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1800 - 1899
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10157
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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LGBT Life with Full Text

Alternative Titles
GLBT, TBLG, BTLG, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Life
Sexual Diversity Studies
Description

Indexes 600 popular & scholarly publications (including journals, newspapers, magazines, and books) addressing the social, legal, economic, political, cultural, historical, literary, & health concerns of the Gay-Lesbian-Bisexual-Transgender community. Includes Sexual Diversity Studies. Excludes fiction & erotica.

Includes full text of more than 130 journals and more than 170 books.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1997 - (Varies by title indexed)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10121
Access
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