Libraries of Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College


Databases by Type | News and Newspapers

Canadian Newsstand Complete

  • Local and regional news coverage - newspapers / Subject Area(s): News & Newspapers 


Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers

  • Search America's historic newspapers pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

General OneFile

  • Multi-disciplinary index with abstracts and full text for magazine, journal, and newspaper titles. Covers wide range of topics. Can limit searching to scholarly journals.


LexisNexis Academic

  • The news coverage includes deep backfiles and up-to-the-minute stories in national and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources. Use the included Company Dossier module to retrieve detailed company information and financial performance measures or identify and compare companies matching specific criteria.  Provides access to Shepard's Citations service for all federal and states court cases back to 1789.

New York Times

  • (Available via LexisNexis from June 1, 1980 to the present.)


New York Times (1851-2007) - ProQuest Historical Newspapers

  • Historical news - newspaper articles


NewsBank Access World News

  • Local, in-state, national and international news sources, including newspapers, broadcast transcripts, newswires, news blogs, news web-only content and video.

Newspaper Source

  • Newspaper Source provides selected full text for national (U.S.) and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for regional (U.S.) newspapers. This database is updated daily via EBSCOhost.



  • NewsVault delivers the definitive cross-searching experience for exploring your library's collection of Gale historical newspapers.


ProQuest Newsstand

  • Local and regional news coverage - newspapers (including Baltimore Sun, Chicago Tribune, Hartford Courant, Los Angeles Times, Newsday, Orlando Sentinel, etc. )


Regional Business News

  • Regional Business News incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.


Times Digital Archive

  • First published in 1785, The Times of London is widely considered to be the world's 'newspaper of record'. The Times Digital Archive allows users to search over 200 years of this invaluable historical source.


Wall Street Journal, Eastern edition

  • Coverage: Jan 2, 1984 - present.

Washington Post

  • (Available via LexisNexis from January 1, 1977 to the present.)