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star LexisNexis Academic
Provides access to a wide range of news, business, legal, and reference information. included company profiles. Provides citations, abstracts, full text.
star Newspaper Source
Provides selected articles from 143 US and international newspapers. Provides citations, abstracts, and full text.
star Illinois Collection 1700s to current Library Edition is an extensive online database of 3,000+ historical newspapers from the early 1700s into the early 2000s. Distributed by ProQuest, it contains a diverse blend of well-known regional and local newspapers in the U.S. and other countries.
    ABI/INFORM Global 1971 to present
Search nearly 3,000 worldwide business periodicals and journals for in-depth coverage of business and economic conditions, management techniques, strategy, and theory. Extensive coverage of topics such as advertising, business intelligence, marketing, finance, human resources, insurance, organizational development, taxation, technology, and more. Fast access to information on 60,000 + companies with business and executive profiles. Has same day access to The Wall Street Journal.
    American Periodicals Series Online 1741-1900 1741-1900
American popular and professional periodicals, over 1,000 titles in all, covering a wide range of subjects. Provides citations, full text.
    Chicago Defender 1910-1975
The Chicago Defender, a historical African-American 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. Browse and search complete issues of newspaper, as well as obituaries. Includes the Chicago Daily Defender, the Daily Defender and weekend editions of the newspapers. Includes full text.
    Chicago Tribune (1985-present) 1985 to present
The Chicago Tribune covers international and national news. Noted for extensive coverage of business news, the Tribune provides in-depth profiles of the more than 85 Fortune 500 companies headquartered in the Chicago region, along with superb biographical sketches, criticism and comment of research-worthy topics, coverage of social issues, urban affairs, sports, politics and government, cultural affairs, and the important issues and events in Chicago, Illinois, and the entire Midwest. Provides full text.
    Chicago Tribune, Historical (1849-1990) 1847-1990
The Historical Chicago Tribune covers international and national news along with issues and events in Chicago, Illinois, and the entire Midwest. Full page images are available for every issue cover to cover and include not only news, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, and birth and marriage announcements, but also historical photos, stock photos, and advertisements. Provides full text.
    Digital Microfilm 2008 to present
Access microfilm newspapers online. Proquest Digital Microfilm collection includes the Chicago Tribune, the New York Times (Late East Coast Edition), Wall Street Journal (Eastern Edition) and the Washington Post (Final edition). The digital microfilm issues of the newspapers are exact facsimiles of the print edition and includes articles and advertisements.

When arriving at the site, click on "Select" to chose which newspaper to access. Each newspaper can only be searched by date and page number. Keyword searching is not available.
    New York Times (1851-2010) 1851-2010
The New York Times (1851-2010) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue. Coverage: Sept 18,1851-Dec 31, 2010.
    Nineteenth Century US Newspapers 1800-1900
19th Century U.S. Newspapers provides access to primary source newspaper content from the 19th century, featuring full-text content and images from numerous newspapers from a range of urban and rural regions throughout the U.S. The collection encompasses the entire 19th century, with an emphasis on such topics as the American Civil War, African-American culture and history, Western migration and Antebellum-era life, among other subjects.
    Regional Business News
Updated on a daily basis, this database provides comprehensive full-text coverage of 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires from all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States, allowing for insights into smaller markets and issues that do not reach a national scale.
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