Research is the process of discovery, and in this sense it is a creative act. It is guided by questions, shaped by evidence, and concludes with the sharing of one’s findings.

Core Resources

  • Boston Globe
    Available 1980-Present

  • Canadian Newsstand Complete
    Canadian Newspapers

  • Historical Periodicals Collection, 1691-1820 (AAS)
    More than 500 Colonial America and American magazines and journals from 1691 through 1820 covering a broad base of topics and geographical areas. Pulled from the American Antiquarian Society collection, almost every 17th and 18th-century American title is represented in addition to the majority of works published before 1821.

  • Historical Periodicals Collection, 1821-1837 (AAS)
    Colonial America and American magazines and journals from 1821 through 1837.

  • LEXIS-NEXIS Academic
    Full-text documents from over 5,600 news, business, legal (including cases and legislation), medical, and reference publications with a variety of flexible search options.

  • New York Times
    2004-Present. Search the New York Times from 1851- 2004 using Historical New York Times.

  • Newspaper Source
    Selected full text for regional, national (U.S.) and international newspapers; full text television & radio news transcripts.

  • ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times‎ (1851 - 2012)
    Search the New York Times from 1851- 2012. Articles will be in PDF format. Current full-text content of the New York Times is found in several other databases: LexisNexis, Proquest Newspapers, and Infotrac.

  • US Newsstream
    Full-text coverage of major national newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and NY Times, and many others.

  • Wall Street Journal
    Available through ProQuest Newsstand

Supplemental Resources