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Newspapers

To access Oakton Library databases, click on the database name.  From an off-campus computer, use your Oakton username and password to login. Questions? Please call 847.635.1644.

NewspapersChronicle of Higher EducationChicago Sun-Times | Chicago Tribune | Daily Herald | LexisNexis Academic | Newsbank Illinois | Newspaper Source | New York Times | Regional Business News | State Journal-Register

Historical Newspapers: NewspaperCat | Chicago Tribune Historical

Chronicle of Higher Education

Includes college and university news, information, and announcements from September 1989 to present.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Provides searchable full-text daily Chicago Sun-Times articles from 1985 to the present.

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Chicago Tribune via ProQuest 

Provides searchable full-text  daily Chicago Tribune articles from 1985 to the present.

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Daily Herald

Provides full-text daily and searchable archived newspaper in Illinois covering North West Cook County, DuPage, Lake, McHenry and Kane Counties and Fox Valley from January 1995 to the present.

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LexisNexis Academic - News 

LexisNexis Academic News supplies a wide variety of authoritative sources, including: full text of more than 2,500 newspapers from the U.S. and around the world; more than 1,000 magazines and journals and over 1,000 newsletters; broadcast transcripts from the major television and radio networks; wire services; non-English language news sources; premium blogs and video blogs; and Congressional committee hearings, press briefings from the State, Justice and Defense departments, and presidential news conferences.
PDF LexisNexis News Help Guide | HTML LexisNexis News Help Guide

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Newsbank Illinois - State News (including Pioneer Press newspapers)

Provides full text of Illinois newspapers covering companies, politics, sports, industries, cultural activities, and people in their communities.

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Newspaper Source via EBSCO

Provides full text for 47 national and international newspapers - including Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Times (London), Toronto Star - and selective full text for 390 U.S. regional newspapers in a searchable archive.

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New York Times via LexisNexis Academic

Search the full text of New York Times newspaper Final New York Edition covering national and international news and opinion from June 1980 to the present.
PDF LexisNexis News Help Guide | HTML LexisNexis News Help Guide

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Regional Business News via EBSCO

Provides full text of 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States in a searchable archive.

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The State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)

Provides full text of The State Journal-Register newspaper covering Illinois news and opinion from January 1985 to the present in a searchable archive.

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Historical Newspapers

NewspaperCat - Catalog of Digital Historical Newspapers

NewspaperCat is an online database providing links to over 1000 full-text digital newspapers in the United States and Caribbean.  NewspaperCat improves access to historical newspapers digitized by libraries, archives, historical societies and other non-profit organizations that represent a rich source of primary research material for researchers and students.  NewspaperCat is funded by the George A. Smathers Libraries and developed with the cooperation of the Digital Library Center of the University of Florida.

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Chicago Tribune Historical via ProQuest

Includes full-text and full-images of the Chicago Tribune in searchable archive back to the first issue. Select ProQuest Historical Newspapers Chicago Tribune (1849 - 1988).

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