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Alternative Press
How to find alternative or "underground" newspapers at UIUC Library

African American Newspapers
How to find African American newspapers at UIUC Library

The basics of locating and using microforms at UIUC Library

Specialized Guides:

American Newspapers, 1800-1860

Finding and Using African-American Newspapers

Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers (identifies digitized newspapers from the United States and Caribbean countries)

Historical Newspapers in Google News Archive

Spanish Language Media

Pre-Revolutionary French Newspapers and Periodicals.

U.S. Newspaper Directories and Catalogs

Rowell's American Newspaper Directory (1869-1877)

Ayer's American Newspaper Annual (1880-1909)

Ayer's American Newspaper Annual & Directory (1910-1922)

Both Rowell's and Ayer's attempt to provide annual, comprehensive circulation and publication information for U.S. newspapers.

U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present

A union list of extant United States newspapers in American libraries, museums, and historical societies.

Links to Other Newspaper Collections:

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library

British Library Newspapers Catalogue

Center for Research Libraries (CRL)

Illinois Newspaper Project

Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection

International Coalition on Newspapers (ICON)

Library of Congress

List of Newspaper Digitization Projects