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Worldwide Newspapers

Academic Lexis Nexis provides access to over 2,000 worldwide newspapers.  Papers such as Anchorage Daily News, Atlanta Journal and Constitution, Bangkok Post, Boston Herald, Cape Times (South Africa), Toronto Star, plus many others can be found here.

If you wish to browse the publications, select "Sources" under "General Searching."  Click on "Browse Sources" and select the Publication Type "News."  Next, select the "Publication Type" "Newspapers."  You are also able to filter by Country.

Newspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 (U.S.) & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for 389 regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided.


    Local Area Newspapers

    Daily Southtown (previously Southtown Star)

    • The paper is published Monday through Sunday.
    • You can search the Daily Southtown  on their website. 

    The Patch

    • The paper is published Monday through Sunday.
    • Find your area's Patch and search their website.


    Here are links to recent obituaries:

    Chicago Sun-Times

    Chicago Tribune

    Daily Southtown


    GSU Owned Newspapers


    The library has current subcriptions to paper issues of the following newspapers:

     Chicago Defender

    • The paper is published every Wednesday.
    • You can search the Chicago Defender on their website.

     Chicago Sun-Times

    • The paper is published Monday through Sunday.
    • The library also has 1971 through 1974 available on microfilm.
    • You can search the Chicago Sun-Times on their website.

     Chicago Tribune

    Wall Street Journal

    • The paper is published Monday through Saturday/Sunday.
    • The library has 1958 through 1983 available on microfilm.
    • Online access is available through ABI/Inform Global.

    The most recent editions of these papers are located on the newspaper carousel in the Documents/Serials area.

    Newspapers earlier than those on the carousel are stored in a staff area -- please ask at the Reference Desk for those issues; however, the library does not keep extensive backfiles of any of these titles.

    Several of these newspapers have indexes to them.


    Newspapers on Microfilm

    Several other, older versions of newspapers are held on microfilm in the microform reader/printer area of the Documents/Serials area. 

    These titles include:


      Nov 1894 - Dec 2006

      Barron's National Business and 
              Financial Weekly

      1960 - 2010

      Chicago Daily News

      1971 - 1974

      Chicago Defender Big Weekend

      1968 - 1974

      Chicago Defender City Edition

      1909 - 1967

      Chicago Defender Daily Edition

      1968 - 1974

      Chicago Defender National Edition

      1925 - 1967

      Chicago Sun-Times

      1971 - 1974

      Chicago Today

      1971 - Sep 13, 1974

      Christian Science Monitor

      Nov 1908 – Dec 1983

      Clipper (New York)

      May 7, 1853 - Jul 11, 1923

      Crain's Chicago Business

      Jan 1980 - Dec 2006

      Era (London)

      1851 - Sep 21, 1939

      Irish American Weekly (New York)

      Aug 12, 1849 - Feb 1915

      New York Times

      Sep 1851 - Dec 2010

      Park Forest Reporter

      January 14th, 1949 – August 4th, 1976

      Park Forest Star  (and other south suburban Star newspapers) (please call to verify availability)  

      1961 – 1974, 1976- Nov. 15, 2007

      Times (London) Educational

      1960 - 1976

      Times (London) Literary Supplement

      1960 - 1976


      1905 - 1972

    updated 1/20/2016

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