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New York State Newspapers by Location

New York State Newspapers by Title

Available to Central, City and Suburban Libraries

NewsBank America’s News & Access World News

A comprehensive news collection ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific event or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people. More than 60 Special Reports provide news articles, images, videos, maps and other useful content grouped for convenience under specific topics and themes. Customized email alerts can be set up to follow a particular topic or news event of interest. Newspapers include all the Syracuse Newspapers (12/2/86-Current), Utica Observer Dispatch, Albany Times Union, and many major U.S. metropolitan titles. This collection is text only and has no images.

These Search Tips will help you retrieve the best results.

Newsbank Special Reports video tutorial


InfoTrac Newsstand    novelny logo

Access full text articles from more than 1000 major U.S. regional, national and local newspapers as well as leading international titles. Search articles by title, headline, date, author or newspaper section.

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Gannett Newsstand Complete novelny logo

Contains over 85 Gannett newspapers, 6 of which are New York newspapers. These include the Ithaca Journal, Poughkeepsie Journal, Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Journal News (White Plains), Press and Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton) and Star-Gazette (Elmira).
List of Newspapers Available [PDF]


Newspaper Archive.com

A searchable archive of digital images of the Syracuse newspapers from 1857 forward. Coverage also includes more than 750 US cities and over 2000 US and international newspaper titles. Included in the collection is This collection includes full text and images of newspaper pages. Please note: The years and dates available are incomplete.


Newspaper Archive.com - Syracuse

A searchable archive of just the Syracuse newspapers from 1857 forward. This collection includes full text and images of newspaper pages. Please note: The years and dates available are incomplete.


New York State Newspapers     novelny logo

Full-text articles from a collection of New York State newspapers including the Syracuse Post Standard (1996-current). To search the Buffalo News and Albany Times Union, use the Newsbank database. To search the New York Times use InfoTrac Newsstand database.


New York Times Digital Microfilm & Wall Street Journal Digital Microfilm

Retrieve digital images from the New York Times Eastern edition or the Wall Street Journal Late edition from 2008 to present. Unlike a database, you will need to select a date to view the newspaper image. Subject or keyword searching to locate articles is not available in the digital microfilm. To search for articles by subject, use the National Newspaper Index database listed above.


Opposing Viewpoints in Context       novelny logo

Provides overviews, pro/con essays, articles from reference books, newspapers, and magazines, and links to websites, podcasts and videos on over 5,000 topics. Supports NYS Common Core.


Business Insights: Essentials    novelny logo

Up-to-date business, company and industry information and a wide variety of global business information from business magazines, trade journals and newspapers.


Available to Central & City Branch Libraries

Proquest Historical Newspapers

Full text coverage of the following newspapers: New York Times (1851-2012),
Wall Street Journal (1889-1997) , Washington Post (1877-1999) , Los Angeles Times (1881-1991),
The Christian Science Monitor (1908-2002).


Branch Libraries - Beauchamp, Betts, Hazard, Mundy, Paine, Petit, Soule, White

star iconIf your library card was issued by a suburban library, check that library's website for access.

Last updated December 10, 2015