Newspaper Databases

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Provides access to U.S. regional, national and local newspapers, as well as leading titles from around the world. Includes a topic finder and the latest trends.
Full text: Yes
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Lexis Nexis Academic

Comprehensive collection of business and legal sources. Includes hot topic links.
Full text: Yes

Gannett Newsstand Complete

Collection of Gannett newspapers published in the U.S. Includes New York newspapers: Ithaca Journal, Journal News (White Plains), Poughkeepsie Journal, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton), and Star-Gazette (Elmira).
Full text: Yes

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17th & 18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers Digital Archive

Comprehensive collection of early English news media. Includes newspapers, news books, Acts of Parliament, addresses, broadsides, pamphlets, and proclamations.
Full text: Yes
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Chronicle of Higher Education

News, information, and jobs for college faculty members and administrators.
Full text: Yes

Chronicle of Philanthropy

News source for fund raisers, grant makers, organizations, and people involved in philanthropic enterprises.
Full text: Yes

Ethnic NewsWatch

Collection of newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. Provides access to viewpoints often overlooked in the mainstream media. Nearly one quarter of articles presented in Spanish.
Full text: Yes

General One File

Covers newspapers and journal articles in the field of business, economics, education, humanities, law, literature, political science, science & technology, and sports.
Full text: Yes
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National Newspaper Index

Indexes articles from The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. Includes some brief abstracts.
Full text: No
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New York State Newspapers

Select newspapers and newswires published in the state of New York.
Full text: Yes
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New York Times Digital (registration required for access)

Digital version of The New York Times accessible with a BMCC e-mail address. Instructions: Click on register to create a account using your BMCC e-mail address. At the bottom of the welcome page, click continue. Look for a “confirm your e-mail address” message, which should arrive to your BMCC e-mail. If you do not get a confirmation e-mail, check your spam filter. If you still do not receive it, send an e-mail from your BMCC e-mail account to Click on the link in the confirmation e-mail to activate your subscription. Once you’ve created an account, always go directly to New York Times Digital. Access will simply require your BMCC New York Times login. You will see your subscription as being for “one year,” although it will be renewed as the subscription continues.
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Full text: Yes

New York Times Historical

Collection of The New York Times from 1851 to the last four years.
Full text: Yes

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