Newspapers are a valuable type of material for research, and are used as both primary and secondary sources. The Brown University Library has numerous newspapers across a variety of time periods, from diverse perspectives, and in different formats.
1902-1949; Based on Ta Kung Pao, a highly influential newspaper in modern China. Included are all pages of the editions published inTianjin, Shanghai, Chongqing, Hankou, Hong Kong and Guilin, and advertisement pages can be searched. Currently, the database includes at least 2 million pieces of news and 200,000 high-resolution images.
NOTE: 01/07/1997 to Present in Access World News Research Collection
1879-present; Provides access to over 13 million Japanese newspaper articles published by Asahi Shinbun. Full text searching is available post-1985. The database also includes: articles from two weekly magazines, AERA and Shakkan Asahi; Chiezo, a contemporary dictionary; the Who's Who Database; and the Historical Photo Archive, which contains approximately 10 thousand photographic records mostly taken in Asia during the World War II period.
Note: This database DOES NOT work with EZProxy. Please download the SSL-VPN client to your computer from software.brown.edu to access this resource from off-campus.
1874-present; Yomidas Rekishikan provides access to over 10 million Japanese newspaper articles published by Yomiuri Shinbun. Contents are in scanned image format from 1874 to 1989; full text from 1986 to present. Searchable by keyword, subject category, and issue. The database also includes articles from the English edition, The Japan News (from 1989 to present) as well as biographical information (Gendai jinmeiroku) on 26,000 contemporary persons who are linked to related news articles
1864-1922; features titles published in India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. Languages include English, Bengali, Gujarati, and others. Titles include such key publications as: Amrita Bazar Patrika (Calcutta), Bankura Darpana (Bankura, India), Madras Mail (Madras), Tribune (Lahore, Pakistan) and the Ceylon Observer (Sri Lanka).
1838 - 2008. This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time.
1746-1950; British Library Newspapers consists of two major collections from the British Library which span three hundred years of newspaper publishing in the U.K.—17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers and 19th Century Newspapers.
1888-2010; the Financial Times Historical Archive delivers the complete searchable run of this authoritative daily business newspaper. Every item ever printed in the paper, from 1888-2010, can be searched and browsed article by article and page by page.
1795-2010; researchers can search through the complete digital edition of The Times (London), using keyword searching and hit-term highlighting to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.
c.1685-1835; bringing together rare journals, this resource illuminates all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Topics covered are wide-ranging and include colonial life, provincial and rural affairs, the French and American revolutions, reviews of literature and fashion throughout Europe, political debates, and London coffee house gossip and discussion.
19th century-present; Arcanum Digitheca contains over 11 million pages' worth of Hungarian newspapers and academic journals covering topics in the natural and social sciences and the humanities, as well as encyclopedias and genealogical research materials like telephone books and community registers. Content is continuously updated and full-text searchable.
Historical Global Newspapers: Latin America & Caribbean
1805-1922; provides 280 fully searchable Latin American newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Featuring titles from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela and elsewhere, Latin American Newspapers offers unprecedented coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped this vital region between 1805 and 1922. The Library owns series 1 and series 2 of this resource.
Directory of digitized historical content from newspapers published in the United States and the Caribbean. Search by keyword, newspaper title or by city, county or state to locate titles. NewspaperCat currently links to over 1,500 full-text newspaper titles.