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UNLV Libraries Offer an Array of Historical & Recent Newspaper Databases

Searching for a newspaper article about an historical event? Exploring current events? Thinking about a new assignment for undergraduates? The UNLV University Libraries has an exceptionally diverse collection of online databases covering more than 8,000 national and international newspapers that fit your every need!

Unique databases provide access to archival newspaper content for major historical events and cultural activities in the United States, including:

• Civil War: A Newspaper Perspective – includes both Union and Confederate newspapers
• America’s Historical Newspapers – newspapers from every state in the U.S. from 1690-1922
• African American Newspapers: The 19th Century – newspapers published from 1827 to 1902
• Hispanic American Newspapers – newspapers published from 1808 to 1980
• Historical digital archives of individual newspapers, including the Chicago Defender, Chicago Tribune, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, and Washington Post.

You also can discover current events and news by connecting to a wide range of contemporary newspapers through databases such as:

• Access World News: Research Collection – over 1,800 international and 5,000 national newspapers
• LexisNexis Academic – over 2,000 national and international newspapers
• Access Nevada – 53 Nevada news sources, including the Las Vegas Review Journal, Las Vegas Sun, and the Reno Examiner

And if you are looking for news presented through a specific lens, check out Ethnic NewsWatch which includes full-text coverage of articles from newspapers and magazines published by ethnic, minority, religious, and independent presses, going back to 1959.

Find the news you need – current or historical – with UNLV University Libraries' online resources!


For more information, please visit the University Libraries’ Database page.