Google News Archives

The Google News Archives was an extension of Google News but was discontinued in 2011.  The archive went live in 2006 and offered users access to a historical archive of digitised newspapers (60+ million pages) from around the world, dating…

Penn Libraries Guide to Historical Newspapers Online

University of Pennsylvania, Penn Libraries Guide to Historical Newspapers Online. This comprehensive guide to United States newspapers is arranged alphabetically by state and lists newspaper title and date range plus a link to the collection.


The Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers (NewspaperCat) is a tool for finding online digitized historical newspaper content from newspapers published in the United States and the Caribbean. It currently links to 1,500+ full-text newspaper titles.

Chronicling America – Historic American Newspapers

This site by the Library of Congress, offers free access to 2584+ titles, 1789-1963. You can keyword search across all titles and then filter your results.TIP: If a digital version is not available use the US Newspaper Directory 1690-Present link…

Findmypast – British Newspapers

A findmypast subscription offers access to the British Newspaper Archive 1710-1953. The collection includes local and regional publications from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Each page has been digitized and fully indexed so offering  searches of every word within an…

Findmypast – US & World newspaper collections

A findmypast subscription offers access to this collection of 5,350+ United States newspaper publications.  Global historical newspapers from China, Denmark, France, Germany, Jamaica, and South Africa are also searchable within the collection.  Searches are available by keywords, date and ancestors’…

Welsh Newspapers Online

Welsh Newspapers Online – a free resource from the National Library of Wales offers searches of, and access to, 120+ newspaper titles 1804-1919. You can search all categories, news, family notices, detailed lists or advertisements.    


NewspaperSG is a free online archive of Singapore newspapers 1831-2014. Some Malayan titles are available. There are also details of 200+ newspaper titles held on microfilm by the National Library of Singapore.

Online Newspaper Directory for the World

This site lists thousands of online newspapers (mostly current). The site is organised by region: North America & The Caribbean, Africa, South & Central America, Asia & The Middle East, Europe and Australasia & Oceania.

The Word on the Street

This site offers access to the National Library of Scotland’s online collection of 1,800 broadsides 1650 to 1910. These single sheets were the tabloids of their day and carried public information, ballads and news. They were sometimes pinned up on…