How to find current and historical newspapers at the Libraries and beyond.

Online Newspaper Indexes

These resources will help you locate newspaper articles on particular topics.

Print Indexes



  • Arkansas Gazette Index and Democrat-Gazette Index.  1964-.  (Covers 1819-1894 and 1960- ). REF AI 21 .A75.  
  • The New York Times Index. 1851- and Personal Name Index to the New York Times.  REF AI 21 .N44 and   Z5301 .F28. 
  • The Times of London Index.  1790-.  REF AI 21 .T5 and AI 21 .T46

You may also refer to Newspaper Indexes: A Location and Subject Guide for Researchers (Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1977-1980.  MAIN PN4855 .M55 1977) for information on available indexes at local libraries and other societies.  Organized by state and city. Though dated, still useful .


What to Do with a Citation

You have a citation to a newspaper story.

Now what?

View our video on how to read a citation.

Look in the library catalog under the name of the newspaper to determine the call number and location.

Still lost?  Ask a Librarian.

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