Searches content from a number of sources, including both partner content digitized by Google through their News Archive Partner Program and online archival materials that they've crawled. Search results can include content that is freely accessible as well as content that requires a fee--be sure to check Mirlyn to see if the U-M Library provides access to a source before paying a fee for it. Articles related to a single story within a given time period are grouped together to allow users to see a broad perspective on the topics they are searching. In addition to seeing results ranked by relevancy, users can also see a historical overview of the results by browsing an automatically generated timeline.
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.
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.
Brief citations to articles that appeared in The Times (London) (1906-1980). Searchable by keyword in the title and/or in article main heading. Searches are combined with Palmer's Index of the Times (London) (1790-1905).
Consists of 143 titles which comprise 500.000 pages representing a wide variety of Spanish press of all types: political, satirical, technical, literary, sports, religious, etc., ranging from 1772 to 1933. Digitized by the National Library of Spain, this collection of periodicals and newspapers is the first phase of the Biblioteca Virtual Hispánica which aims to make publicly accessible Spain's bibliographic patrimony.
Provides full text access to at least 700 core Chinese newspapers that cover many locations and disciplines in contemporary China.