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Christian Science Monitor
The Christian Science Monitor provides indexing and full text coverage from 1988 to the present. The Christian Science Monitor is a major daily (M-F) newspaper offering international and US news and features.
A comprehensive contemporary news collection of current, full-text news sources including newspapers, newswires, news journals, television and radio transcripts, blogs, podcasts, and digital-only websites.
Newsstand provides access to major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers as well as leading titles from around the world. News also includes thousands of images, radio, and TV broadcasts, and transcripts.
New York Times
New York Times database provides full text from 2001 to present. The New York Times Book Review and Sunday Magazine are provided in PDF format. For full text and indexing of the New York Times from 1980 to present see the ProQuest Global Newsstream database.
ProQuest Global Newsstream
ProQuest Global Newsstream includes The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and the Times of London, plus hundreds of other news sources and news wires. Years of coverage vary by title.
Maine papers included: Bangor Daily News (1992+), Portland Press Herald (1995+), and selected business coverage from Maine Times(1994-2002) and Central Maine Morning Sentinel (1993-1997).
Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal provides non-PDF full text coverage of the nation's leading business daily from 1984 to present. Some content (ads, etc.) may not be included.
Washington Post provides non-PDF full text coverage of the Washington Post from 1987 to present. Some content (ads, etc.) may not be included.
Maine News Index Online
Maine News Index Online indexes Maine newspaper and magazine citations and abstracts from 1992 to present.
Index to and full text coverage of four Maine newspapers: Bangor Daily News (12/3/92-present) and the Portland Press Herald (10/30/95-present). Selected business coverage of the Central Maine Morning Sentinel (8/12/93-8/27/97) and Maine Times (2/4/95-present).
The USM Free Press Student Newspaper
The University of Southern Maine Free Press is a community newspaper written and produced for an audience of students, staff and faculty, created by a team of USM students. We provide the news about our university and it’s community to our audience in a weekly print newspaper. We will justify our name by providing a public forum for free exchange of information and ideas within a university community of diverse viewpoints, goals and directions.
19th Century U.S. Newspapers
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.
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
Chronicling America allows you to search American newspapers published between 1690-present. Availability of full text PDF images varies.
Nineteenth Century British Library Newspapers
19th Century British Library Newspapers offers full runs of national, regional and local British newspapers of the nineteenth century, taken directly from the extensive holdings of the British Library. The content includes 60 titles selected to reflect the social and political developments of the times in which they were published. The collection has daily and weekly papers with a focus on London national newspapers, English regional papers, home country newspapers from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, and titles in specialist areas such as Victorian radicalism and Chartism.
Newspapers on Microform
The USM Glickman Library has a collection of older newspapers which you can view using one of our microform machines. If you would like to use these machines and research any of these newspapers, please consult a Library Staff Member upon your arrival to the Glickman Library.
Due to their physical nature, these items are not available for online viewing unless they are included in a database listed above.
Newspapers on Microform:
- Times [London]
- Sunday Times [London]
- Wall Street Journal
- Washington Post
- New York Times
- 1851 - 1854; 1874 - 1888; 1925; 1965 - 2008
- Boston Globe
- Maine Times
- Portland Press Herald / Maine Sunday Telegram
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CQ Magazine (Formally CQ Weekly) provides weekly coverage of Congressional legislation and floor votes, plus full text articles on topics and issues, 1983 to present.
CQ Researcher provides in depth reports on current issues in the news each week from 1923 to present. Topics range from social and teen issues to environment, health, education and science and technology.
Pop Culture Collection
The Pop Culture Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.
Popular Magazines provides access to a variety of current, hot-topic, popular magazines.
American Periodicals Series Online
American Periodicals Series Online includes digitized images of the pages of American magazines and journals published from colonial days to the 1950s. Titles include Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine and America's first scientific journal, Medical Repository; popular magazines such as Vanity Fair and Ladies' Home Journal; regional and niche publications; and groundbreaking journals like The Dial, Puck, and McClure.
Eighteenth Century Collections Online
Eighteenth Century Collections Online provides full-text digital access to nearly every book, directory, bible, sheet music, sermon, pamphlet or broadside published in the United Kingdom during the 18th century.
Nineteenth Century Collections Online
19th Century Collections Online focuses on primary source collections including a variety of content types--monographs, newspapers, pamphlets, manuscripts, ephemera, maps, statistics, and more. Archives include British Politics and Society; Asia and the West; Europe and Africa; Science, Technology, and Medicine: 1780-1925; Women: Transnational Networks; British Theatre, Music, and Literature; Photography: The World through the Lens; and European Literature, 1790-1840: The Corvey Collection, which includes more than 9,500 English, French and German titles of fiction (including gothic novels), short prose, dramatic works, and poetry.
Maine Newspapers & Periodicals - USM Libraries Special Collections
Maine LGBTQ+ Periodicals
The USM Special Collections, through the Jean Byers Sampson Center, has 40 different LGBTQ+ periodicals and newspapers freely available and online accessible through the Digital Commons. With rare and unique collections such as Our Paper, Mainley Gay, and The Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter, it is a treasure-trove of primary sources which speak to the Queer community of Maine.
Amjambo Africa! is Maine’s free newspaper for and about New Mainers from Africa. Paper and digital editions of the newsletter are published on a monthly basis in several languages including English, French, Kinyarwanda, Portuguese, Swhahili, and Somali.
Ma Chadash (What's New!)
A monthly newsletter produced by Temple Shalom Synagogue Center in Auburn, ME that is "full of information about happenings at Temple Shalom".
The Torch: The Civil Rights Team Project (CRTP) Newsletter
The Maine Office of the Attorney General administers the Civil Rights Team Project (CRTP). The CRTP’s mission is to increase the safety of elementary, middle school, and high school students by reducing bias-motivated behaviors and harassment in our schools. The Torch is the CRTP newsletter, published three to four times per year.
The University of Southern Maine’s Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine collects and makes accessible material documenting the ongoing histories of diverse communities. Current collections represent the African American, Jewish, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer+ communities, and social justice for all. The Center promotes diversity and civil rights through research, education, and outreach.
How to cite a Newspaper or Magazine