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Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers (Library of Congress)

Accesses newspaper pages from 1860-1922.  This site also provides bibliographic information (name changes, publication runs, etc.) for American newspapers published from 1690 to date. The Library of Congress's page also includes a list of periodicals and newspapers "available inside the library."

Free Newspaper Archives in the U.S.

Gathers free newspaper archives from across the country.

Google News Archive Search

A collection of archives newspapers from around the world, alphabetically organized by title.  "You can either browse through the full collection of newspapers scanned or use Advanced News Search to specify the date range in which you'd like to search the archives." Search resuls, however, are often less than satisfactory.

 Historical Newspapers and Indexes on the Internet--USA

This "genealogy research guide" includes indexes and collections, organized by state.

National Digital Newspaper Program

This partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress is a "long-term effort to develop an Internet-based, searchable database of U.S. newspapers with descriptive information and select digitization of historic pages."  Includes a link to participating states.

NewsLink.
Provides more than 10,000 links to magazines, newspapers, news services, and broadcast resources from around the world.

Online Historical Newspapers.

Includes a link to United States Online Historical Newspapers.  Note: Many of the titles listed are subscription-based, though links to readily available resources are also included.

U. S. News Archives on the Web.

Links to dozens of U.S. newspaper archives are arranged alphabetically by state.

Wikipedia: List of Online Newspaper Archives

A list of worldwide "free and pay wall blocked digital online newspaper archives."  See the U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present, which "can help identify what titles exist for a specific place and time, and how to access them." 

Elephind.com: Search the World's Historical Newspaper Archive

The purpose of Elephind.com is to make it possible to search all of the world’s free digital newspapers from one place and at one time. A work in progress.

Europeana: Newspapers

A project that will, over a period of 3 years, provide more than 18 million newspaper pages to the EUROPEANA service.

ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers: International Collections

Newspaper Digitization Projects. Links to past, present, and prospective digitization projects of historic newspapers. The focus is primarily on digital conversion efforts, not full-text collections of current news sources.

ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers: United States

Newspaper Digitization Projects. Links to past, present, and prospective digitization projects of historic newspapers. The focus is primarily on digital conversion efforts, not full-text collections of current news sources.

Newspapers SG

1831-2009. Current and historic Singapore and Malaya newspapers. You can search our digital archive of newspapers published between 1831-2009, or find information on over 200 newspaper titles in the National Library's microfilm collection.

Trove

ca. 1803-1995 Exact dates vary by newspaper
Australian newspapers online

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