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American Newspapers: Contemporary (1980-) newspapers online

Newspaper Compilations

Fulltext News Aggregators

These three fulltext databases together cover most available fulltext news sources. Their contents overlap, but each database has a particular strength.

Page-image News Sources

These databases present newspaper page-images with searchable fulltext for recent content.

Specialized fulltext news aggregators

Newspaper Website + App Subscriptions

The Penn Libraries host subscriptions for several major news website and mobile applications. These typically require an initial website registration through PennKey authentication. Registration may require patrons to specify their expected graduation date.

Searchable content on these websites and apps may extend back only a few years. For sure-footed content searching, consider using the Newspaper Compilations on this page.

The current list of subscriptions is kept here:

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