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Find Newspapers: Home

Temple Libraries provide access to a diverse collection of thousands of papers from around the world. Use this guide to find contemporary and historical newspapers in print, microform, and online.

Newspaper Look-up

Want to know if we have a specific newspaper?  Use the search box to find full-text online or print newspapers:


Specialized News Sources

"Specialized" news sources are here defined as those published for and by members of a group based on ethnic or racial affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, or political affiliation.

Finding Articles

Search Journal Finder to determine if the Libraries can provide full-text access to the newspaper title needed.

Search the Diamond Catalog for print holdings.

If your article is not online of in Paley:


Center for Research Libraries: Online Catalog


Find here full-text access to newspapers, past and present. Use the tabs above to find the types of newspaper sources you need.

Recommended Newspaper Databases

Category of newspaper followed by recommended database(s):


Need the print format but in a digital version?  Try Library PressDisplay

Library PressDisplay provides access to issues from the last 90 days of over 300 newspapers from around the world. The newspapers include the same content and are in the same format as the print edition of the newspaper, including full-color where applicable. 


Contemporary Newspapers

Temple's newspaper databases provide direct full-text access to the backfiles of thousands of newspapers titles.

Major Temple newspaper databases: If you have an article topic in mind, search one or more of the major newspaper databases listed (in alphabetical order) below.

Major dailies available full-text online through Temple

Reading Newspaper Articles in Print and Microform

The Libraries maintain extensive print and microform newspaper holdings. Recent issues of printed newspapers are located on the first floor of Paley Library, on the west wall "behind" the Reference Desk.

Find newspaper articles in the physical library by either:

1. Performing a title search in the Diamond catalog


2. Search for the title in Journal Finder - to determine if the Libraries own a particular newspaper title in print or microform.

Ask a Librarian

Why Newspapers?

Question: What value lies in news sources?  Why would a researcher choose a newspaper or magazine over a book or scholarly journal article?

Answer: News sources can be great resources for local information.  They can supply names, dates, facts and figures. along with quotes. Ultimately, news sources are valuable for their immediacy, recording events as they happen.