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Online Historical Newspaper Research at the Los Angeles Public Library

David B., Librarian, InfoNow,
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The Los Angeles Public Library has many archival newspaper databases. You can find these resources by going to our Research and Homework page. Here are some highlights of what we carry.


Los Angeles Times, Historical Archives (ProQuest)

Digitized reproduction of the Los Angeles Times from its beginnings. Currently contains 1881-1990. Searchable by (keywords, author's names, articles, dates, etc.) or browseable by full page or issue. Includes photos, graphics, and advertisements. Accessible from any computer via the web and your library card.

Los Angeles Times (ProQuest)

Extensive coverage of national, international, and local news, 1985-current. Accessible from any computer via the web and your library card.

Los Angeles Sentinel

The Los Angeles Sentinel is the flagship newspaper of the local African-American community. Browse complete issues, cover to cover. Search by more than 20 article types, keyword, date ranges, specific dates, author, and more. View news articles, photos, advertisements, classified ads, obituaries, cartoons, and more for added context. Print and

download articles and images in PDF format. Accessible from any computer via the web and your library card.

Proquest Newsstand International

International Newsstream provides the most recent news content outside of the US and Canada, with archives which stretch back decades featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format.

ProQuest Newsstand - U.S

Full text of U.S.news sources, including trade Journals, Magazines, Blogs, Podcasts, Websites and Newspapers including the Los Angeles Times, Sentinel, Orange County Register, Chicago Tribune, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, Boston Globe, Atlanta Journal/Constitution, and the Sacramento Bee.

Access Newspaper Archives

Contains millions of searchable historic newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s from around the world. Archives are not complete runs of newspapers. Accessible from any computer via the web and your library card.


Microfilm copies of newspapers are carried by the Central Library and can be accessed in any Central Library Subject Department.

Contact the Central Library, 213-228-7272, to confirm our holdings, and for further assistance with your online newspaper research.


 

 

 

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