Search databases to find newspaper articles. Access from off campus with your FSC username and password.
The New York Times
A Pulitzer Prize-winning U.S. newspaper which publishes the complete text of important documents, speeches, and presidential press conferences. View different forms of access through FSC.
The Wall Street Journal, 1984-present
A leading financial newspaper for business news and information on financial markets worldwide.
A national financial publication for business, finance, and economics news.
Chronicle of Higher Education, 1989-present
A national newspaper featuring news, advice, and jobs for people in academe: college and university faculty members and administrators.
Search across four newspaper databases:
Black Newspapers: A selection of esteemed Black newspapers from across the U.S., 1989-present.
National Newspapers Premier: Local, regional, and national newspapers from across the U.S., 1985-present
The New York Times: Articles from The New York Times, 1980-present
The Wall Street Journal: Articles from The Wall Street Journal, 1984-present
Newspaper Source Plus
Articles from over 860 newspapers around the world. U.S. titles include San Francisco Chronicle, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Seattle Times, and more. Also included are TV and radio news transcripts.
Regional Business News
Articles from business newspapers throughout the U.S., including Crain's New York Business, Westchester County Business Journal, and more.
Access additional newspapers, including Newsday, via your local public library:
The following databases include newspaper articles in addition to other resources:
Academic Search Complete
Information across many academic subjects. Limit results by publication type: Newspaper.
Information across many controversial and current subjects. Search results include newspaper articles.
Research in Context
Information across many academic subjects. Search results include newspaper articles.
Canadian Reference Centre
Articles from a variety of resources including leading Canadian newspapers such as the Canadian Press, The Guelph Mercury, The Hamilton Spectator, La Presse Canadienne (en Francais), The Record, The Toronto Star, and more.
Overviews of topics featuring a variety of resources, including The New York Times and BBC News.
Legal and business information, including newspaper articles from national and international publications.
LGBT Life with Full Text
Articles from important and historically significant LGBT publications, including regional newspapers.
Search databases to find historical newspaper articles. Access from off campus with your FSC username and password.
New York Times
Archived articles from the New York Times. View different forms of access through FSC.
Articles from Harper’s Weekly, a NYC-based newspaper known for its illustrations. This time period includes pro-Union coverage of the Civil War.
Historical newspapers throughout the U.S., 1789-1924.
New York State Historic Newspapers
Historical newspapers organized by counties throughout NYS, including Long Island.
Access to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle 1841-1955, Brooklyn Life 1890-1924, and Brooklyn Life and Activities of Long Island Society 1924-1931 via Brooklyn Public Library
Hundreds of historical newspapers throughout NYS. View MS Excel file on the FAQ page for coverage details.
Cite newspaper articles in the format required by your class. MLA format is typically used by liberal arts and humanities; APA format is typically used by the sciences and social sciences.
See the “Citation Help” section for more details and examples of citation styles.
Why you need to cite sources:
- Citing sources is the only way to use other people’s work without plagiarizing (i.e. if you are using any resource [journal article, book, website, report, interview, etc.], you NEED to give credit to the original source).
- The readers of your work need citations to learn more about your ideas and where they came from.
- Citing sources shows the amount of research you’ve done.
- Citing sources strengthens your work by lending outside support to your ideas.
Examples of newspaper articles cited in MLA format:
Examples of newspaper articles cited in APA format:
NoodleTools is a citation manager that can help you generate and format citations correctly.
- Select the type of resource you are citing (article, book, website, etc.) and NoodleTools will prompt you to enter required information. A citation is then generated in your selected format.
- NoodleTools requires an account, so every time you log in your citations will be saved for you.
- When you are finished entering information, a reference list can be generated for you and exported to MS Word or Google Docs.
Consult the following resources for more citation examples:
- Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL): MLA Formatting and Style Guide
- The MLA Style Center
- Plagiarism.org: How Do I Cite Sources?
- Search the library's catalog by subject: Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
- Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL): APA Formatting and Style Guide
- American Psychological Association (APA): The Basics of APA Style tutorial
- Plagiarism.org: How Do I Cite Sources?
- Search the library’s catalog by subject: Psychology -- Authorship -- Style manuals
Access the following FSC publications via New York Heritage Digital Collections: