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Proxied Online Databases: Newspapers

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Newspaper & Current Events

El Paso Herald-Post/El Paso Times Newspapers Archive -- [Full Text | ProQuest] *NEW*

This historical newspaper provides genealogists, researchers and scholars with online, easily-searchable first-hand accounts and unparalleled coverage of the politics, society and events of the time. Coverage: 1881 - current.

El Paso Times -- [Full Text | ProQuest] Subscription expires 9/30/23.

Full text coverage from Apr 23, 2010, to the present.

Access World News -- [Full Text | NewsBank] 

A comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos.

America’s Historical Newspapers (1690-2000) -- [Full Text | NewsBank] 

Includes hundreds of primary source historical U.S. newspapers published between 1690 and the 20th Century.  Features the complete content of each issue, including news stories, illustrations. advertisements, cartoons and much more. Students can explore virtually every aspect of American history, culture and daily life from the Colonial Era, the Revolutionary War, westward expansion, the Civil War, Reconstruction, industrialization, the Progressive Era, World War I, Vietnam War, the Great Depression, World War II, roaring Twenties and more.

NexisUni -- [Full Text | LexisNexis®] 

This database provides access to more than 15,000 news, business, and legal sources with an interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents. Legal coverage includes U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790, law reviews, legal reference materials, federal and state cases, federal and state statutes and regulations, and Shepard’s® Citations.

Newspaper Source Plus -- [Full Text | Ebsco] 

Provides selected full text for nearly 40 national (U.S.) and international newspapers. Also contains full text television & radio news transcripts and selected full text for more than 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers including 15 from Texas. Updated daily.

Texas Digital Sanborn Maps -- [Full Text | Chadwyck-Healey/ProQuest] 

Sanborn maps are valuable historical tools for urban specialists, social historians, architects, geographers, genealogists, local historians, planners, environmentalists and anyone who wants to learn about the history, growth, and development of Texas cities, towns, and neighborhoods. They are large-scale plans containing data that can be used to estimate the potential risk for urban structures. This includes information such as the outline of each building, the size, shape and construction materials, heights, and function of structures, location of windows and doors. The maps also give street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers. Seven or eight different editions represent some areas.

U.S. South Central Newsstream -- [Full Text | ProQuest] Subscription expires 9/30/23.

Search the most recent regional news content, as well as archives which stretch back to the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, and news sites in active full-text format. South Central Newsstream covers news sources from Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.


Updated: September 1, 2023

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