Newspapers.com Library Edition – World Collection now available!

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The BadgerLink Team is pleased to announce the availability of Newspapers.com Library Edition – World Collection!

Wisconsin residents now have access to historical newspapers from the 1700s – 2000s. Newspapers.com contains thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries. There are 150 Wisconsin-specific titles including the Janesville Daily Gazette, the Racine Daily Herald, the Eau Claire Leader, and many more. New content is continually added as it becomes available.

Newspapers.com allows users to browse and read historic newspaper content directly from their web browser or mobile device as well as save or print clippings. Newspaper content is presented in its original form, so overall context is preserved. All the pages on Newspapers.com have been indexed using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) which allows users to search for specific names and keywords across all available papers.

Newspapers.com joins the Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers and U.S. Newsstream to provide Wisconsin residents with a robust collection of newspaper content, both current and historic. Take a look at our Wisconsin Newspapers in BadgerLink Title List for a complete listing of Wisconsin newspapers available in BadgerLink.

U.S. Newsstream Now Available!

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U.S. Newsstream contains current and archival United States news coverage dating back to the 1980s. This new-to-BadgerLink resource features key national and regional sources including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, Chicago Tribune and over 80 Gannett titles like the Appleton Post-Crescent and the Green Bay Press Gazette. Content is updated daily, with same-day publication access to over 250 titles. U.S. Newsstream includes newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites.

To get started researching in U.S. Newsstream access and learn more with ProQuest’s Libguide.

Bonus! See Wisconsin Newspapers in BadgerLink for titles included in Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers, Newspapers.com Library Edition World Collection, and U.S. Newsstream.

Teachers and professors recommend (newspaper research).  According to a recent ProQuest survey, (88%) of researchers who also teach recommend newspapers to their students, indicating the value of newspapers for all levels of research. *

Broaden your scope for insight and understanding. News content provides critical context to broaden researchers’ scope for insight and learning. Issues and events can be examined within the framework of concurrent issues and events as they unfold.*

*From  U.S. Newsstream promotional material.

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