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19th Century British Newspapers

Access is available to all residents within British Columbia via the "Points to the Past" Portal HERE.

National, regional and local British newspapers from the holdings of the British Library. Includes the full text of 71 newspapers, totalling over 3 million pages.

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19th Century U.S. Newspapers

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Digitized images of over 1.7 million pages from nineteenth-century American newspapers.

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20-seiki Media Jōhō Dētabēsu

Article Index of newspapers and periodicals published during the Occupation (1945-1949) from the Prange Collection. Over 3.2 million records are included.

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Academic Search Complete

A scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database providing indexing and abstracts for thousands of journals and other publications.

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African Newspapers

Over 40 19th- and 20th-century African newspapers featuring titles from Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

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Alternative Press Index (EBSCO)

Alternative Press Index (API) is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals

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ANNO: AustriaN Newspapers Online. ( Historische österreichische Zeitungen und Zeitschriften Online)

ANNO is a digitized collection of Austrian newspapers and journals published between 1568 and 1942.

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Archives of Sexuality and Gender

Rare and unique documentation of LGBTQ history through fully-searchable newsletters, government documents, manuscripts, pamphlets, and other primary sources.

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Asahi Kikuzo II

Contains full-text articles from the Asahi Newspaper (1879-present), AERA weekly magazine, Shūkan Asahi weekly magazine (news section only) as well as a historical photo archive.

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British Columbia Newspaper Index

Selective index of The Province, Vancouver Sun and Times-Colonist; 1991-2007. From the BC Legislative Library.

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Canadian Newsstream

Canadian Newsstream offers the full text of almost 300 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers, including The Globe and Mail, National Post and the Vancouver Sun.

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Caribbean newspapers from the American antiquarian society, 1718-1876

Includes fully-searchable page images from more than 140 newspapers. Predominantly in English but Spanish-, French- and Danish-language titles are also included.

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Central Daily News (1928~1949) 中央日報

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Nationalists' party newspaper established in Shanghai

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China Knowledge Resource Integrated Database 中国知网

Collection of academic journals, dissertations, statistics and other scholarly materials from China

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Choson Ilbo Archive (조선일보 아카이브)

Database of Chosŏn Ilbo newspaper articles in PDF format from 1920 to present.

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Dacheng old periodical full-text database

Historical Chinese-language periodicals published in China (1844-1949), plus 3 newspaper databases in the same time period: Shen Bao, Shuntian Shi Bao and Shanghai Evening Post

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Daily Mail historical archive

Access is available to all residents within British Columbia via the "Points to the Past" Portal HERE.

A pioneering example of the mass circulation British popular press, the Daily Mail was founded in 1896 by the future Lord Northcliffe.

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Disability in the Modern World: History of a Social Movement

Primary source collection of newspapers, videos, texts and images that document the rise of a social movement around disability history and disability studies.

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Eighteenth Century Journals: Portal to Newspapers and Periodicals c1685-1815

British periodicals of the eighteenth century.

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Factiva

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Factiva provides access to a deep archive of news and business information, allowing users to conduct in-depth research on companies, industries, regional affairs.

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Financial Times Historical Archive

Access is available to all residents within British Columbia via the "Points to the Past" Portal HERE.

 

A fully-searchable facsimile edition of the FT running to over 700,000 pages.

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Gale Associated Press Collections Online

Contains materials from AP Corporate Archives, AP Images, and AP Archives, including wire copy, correspondence, memos, internal publications, and more, with coverage from the turn of the century to the early 2000s.

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Gale NewsVault

Access is available to all residents within British Columbia via the "Points to the Past" Portal HERE.

A range of historical newspaper and periodical collections.

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Independent Voices

Independent Voices is a four-year project to digitize over 1 million pages from the magazines, journals and newspapers of the alternative press archives.

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Integrum Profi

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Integrum Profi is the largest digital archive of the most influential sources of information of Russia, Ukraine and other FSU countries.

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Late Qing and Republican-Era Chinese Newspapers

Full-text open access to historical newspapers from China

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Late Qing Dynasty & Minguo Periodical Fulltext Database (1833-1949)

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It covers over millions of pieces of historical documents from hundreds of periodicals and newspapers published during 1833~1949. Cross-database search and literature navigation is provided.

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Latin American Newspapers

Full text of 35 newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, and elsewhere.

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Middle Eastern and North African Newspapers

Publications from across this dynamic region, providing unique insights into the history of individual countries, as well as broad viewpoints on key historic events from the late nineteenth century through the present.

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Modern newspaper in China / 近代报纸数据库

Over 200 newspapers published nation wide or locally in modern China 1911-1949

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Naver News Library

Full text coverage of 3 Korean historical newspapers (Tonga Ilbo, Kyonghyang Sinmun, and Maeil Kyongje Sinmun) from 1920 - 1999.

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New York Times (archive)

ALL THE NEWS THAT’S FIT TO PRINT - It may be known as “America’s newspaper” but for more than a century, The New York Times has commanded international readership. Coverage: 1851 - 2017

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Nexis Uni

One of the world's premier fulltext news, government, legal, finance and business information services. Research international news, corporate and legal materials.

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Nineteenth Century Index [C19]

This database provides integrated access to the twelve most important finding aids for books, periodicals, official publications, newspapers and archives for 19th century studies.

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People's Daily (1946-present) 人民日报

人民日报电子版

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South Asia Open Archives

The South Asia Open Archives (SAOA) is a rich and growing collection of historical and contemporary primary sources in the arts, humanities and social sciences from and about South Asia.

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South China Morning Post (archive)

Digitized access to the South China Morning Post - an English language newspaper published in Hong Kong - which reports on Hong Kong and other countries in Asia. Coverage: 1903 - 2000

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Sunday Times digital archive

Access is available to all residents within British Columbia via the "Points to the Past" Portal HERE.

The Sunday Times (not related to the Times newspaper) began publication in 1822. It is is said to have been the first weekly to serialize a novel.

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SUR, 1931-1991 [Digital Archive]

Now part of "Archives Unbound". Click "Collections" to find SUR

Digital archive of Latin American literary magazine SUR. Contains images of the complete run of the magazine (including covers, photographs and advertisements) with an interface in both Spanish & English.

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Ta Kung Pao / 大公报

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A highly influential newspaper in modern China. This database has included all pages of the Tianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing, Hankou, Hong Kong and Guilin editions.

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The Globe and Mail (archive)

Electronic full-page newspaper archive from June 1844 to 2017.

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The Independent [Digital archive]

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The important British daily newspaper which began publication in 1986.

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The Province (1894-2010)

One of Vancouver's two daily newspapers. Coverage: 1894 - 2010

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The Republican Daily News(1916~1947)/ 民國日報

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Had great influence in China's modern political history, one of the most renowned newspapers at the time. CNBSKY has digitalized all 110,000 pages of its first to its final issue.

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Times Digital Archive

Access is available to all residents within British Columbia via the "Points to the Past" Portal HERE.

An online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times (London).

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Times of India (archive)

Full text access to the English language daily newspaper founded in 1838 to serve British residents of West India. Coverage: 1838 - 2010

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Toronto Star (archive)

Full text access to the Toronto Star. Coverage: 1894 - 2018

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Vancouver Sun (1912-2010)

One of Vancouver's two daily newspapers. Coverage: 1912-2010

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West beyond the West

Provides access to British Columbia's digitized historical collections. Includes images, documents, audio (and, soon, video) files.

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World News Connection Archive

Please EXIT when done.

Archive of translated and English-language news and information compiled from thousands of non-U.S. media sources.

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Yi Shih Pao (Tianjin) (1915~1949) 益世报

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A large scale newspaper during the Republic China time.

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Yomiuri Yomidasu Rekishikan 読売ヨミダス歴史館

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This database includes full-text Yomiuri Shinbun articles from 1874 to the present, as well as the English-language "The Daily Yomiuri" from 1989.

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