Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Proquest Newsstand: Full-text Access to Local, National and Worldwide News

Attention all researchers and genealogists:  If you are looking for an article or obituary, ProQuest Newsstand is the database for you! It provides access to the full text of over 1300 newspapers, news websites and blogs from leading publishers throughout the world, including a backfile for most newspapers. Detailed indexing helps users quickly find the news information they need by providing access to not only top news stories, but also the information featured in various sections of the papers. 
Major newspapers include the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, USA Today, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, The Guardian and many other national and regional titles. Locally, the Telegram & Gazette is covered in full-text from Jan 16, 1989 to the present. All that is required to get started is a WPL library card. Visit mywpl.org, Click Research, select Online Databases, and Proquest is listed alphabetically.  

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