The most recent issues of a handful of current U.S. and international newspapers Picture of a stack of 4 generic newspaperslisted below, are found on newspaper racks adjacent to the Media and Reserve Services service counter.

US Print Newspapers

Milwaukee Business Journal
Milwaukee Journal
Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle
Wisconsin State Journal

International Print Newspapers

Ha Aretz
Jerusalem Post

In general, print newspapers are held for 30 days, with selected newspapers held until receipt of microfilm.


Newspapers in the Microtext Collection


17th and 18th Century Burney Collection
The 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection features newspapers and news pamphlets gathered by the Reverend Charles Burney (1757 – 1817) representing the largest single collection of 17th and 18th century English news media. The 700 or so bound volumes of newspapers and news pamphlets were published mostly in London, however there are also some English provincial, Irish and Scottish papers, and a few examples from the American colonies, Europe and India.

ABI/Inform Collection
ABI/Inform Collection indexes articles in scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, trade journals, and regional business publications covering a wide variety of business and economics topics. Full text is available for approximately 4,000 titles, including the Wall Street Journal.

Accessible Archives
Accessible Archives contains 19th and 20th century primary material found in leading historic periodicals and books. Eyewitness accounts of historical events, descriptions of daily life, editorial observations, commerce as seen through advertisements. Some resources and collections available for access are Godey’s Lady’s Book (Parts 1-9); The Civil War collection (Parts 1-6), Virginia Gazette (Parts 1-5), African American Newspapers collection, Pennsylvania Genealogical Catalogue, Pennsylvania Newspaper Record, the Lily, Frank Leslie’s Weekly, National Citizen and Ballot Box and the Revolution.

African American Newspapers, 1827-1998
African American Newspapers, 1827-1998, provides online access to approximately 270 U.S. newspapers chronicling a century and a half of the African American experience. This unique collection, which includes papers from more than 35 states, features many rare and historically significant 19th-century titles.

Alt-HealthWatch is a full-text database of more than 140 periodicals, journals, professional publications, magazines, consumer newsletters and newspapers, research reports, and association newsletters focused on complementary, alternative, and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.

Alternative Press Index 
Alternative Press Index (API) is a bibliographic database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from over 300 international alternative, radical, and left periodicals. Born of the New Left, the API was launched to provide access to the emerging theories and practices of radical social change. Alternative Press Index covers theories and practices of socialism and revolution alongside; ecology, democracy and anarchism, feminism and organized labor, and indigenous peoples and gays/lesbians. API coverage is both international and interdisciplinary.

 Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers
The Wisconsin Newspaper Association’s Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers provides access to more than 250 Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, and 13 historical Wisconsin newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s. Each addition is covered cover to cover in a PDF, searchable format.

BadgerLink provides access to information resources for Wisconsin residents in cooperation with the state’s public, school, academic, and special libraries. It includes access to over 6,000 magazines, newsletters and newspapers. Many of the titles are full text.

Black Literature Index
Black Studies Index allows users to search over 70,000 bibliographic citations for fiction, poetry and literary reviews published in 110 black periodicals and newspapers between 1827-1940.

Black Studies Center
Black Studies Center is a fully searchable gateway to Black Studies including scholarly essays, recent periodicals and historical newspaper articles.

British Library Newspapers
British Library Newspapers contains full runs of influential national and regional newspapers representing different political and cultural segments of British society.

Chicago Defender
The Chicago Defender newspaper is shown as a searchable full text backfile from 1910 to 1975.

Civil Engineering Database
The Civil Engineering Database (CEDB) is designed to provide easy bibliographic access to all ASCE publications. The database covers ASCE documents published since 1970. It provides access to all the journals, conference proceedings, books, standards, manuals, magazines, and newspapers.

GenderWatch is a repository of important historical perspectives on the evolution of the women’s movement, men’s studies, the transgender community and the changes in gender roles over the years. Publications include scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, regional publications, books and NGO, government and special reports.

Latino Activism at UWM 1970-1971 
Latino Activism at UWM, 1970-1971 includes documents, photographs, newspaper articles, and video, illustrating the efforts of Latino activists to obtain more support from the university.

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2019- [3 month embargo] 
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel digital newspaper archive coverage begins with January 1, 2019. Most recent 3 months not available from publication date. Archival issues prior to 2019 are available on microfilm. Current issues are available in print in the Media and Reserve Library. Library Edition – World Collection. Library Edition – World Collection contains historical newspapers from the 1700s – 2000s. Included are 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.

Newspaper Source Plus
Newspaper Source Plus includes more than 860 full-text newspapers, providing more than 35 million full-text articles. In addition, the database features more than 857,000 television and radio news transcripts.

Nineteenth Century Collections Online
Nineteenth Century Collections Online unites multiple, distinct archives into a single resource, including a wide variety of previously unavailable primary sources ranging from books and monographs, newspapers and periodicals, diaries and personal letters, manuscripts, photographs, pamphlets, and maps.

Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers
The Nineteenth Century U.S. Newspapers collection contains digital facsimile images of both full pages and clipped articles for hundreds of 19th century U.S. newspapers and advanced searching capabilities. For each issue, the newspaper is captured from cover-to-cover, providing access to every article, advertisement and illustration.

ProQuest Historical Newspapers: 

     Chicago Defender (1909-1975)
The Chicago Defender (1909-1975) offers full page and article images with searchable full text.

     Chicago Tribune (1849-1997)
The Chicago Tribune (1849-1994) offers full page and article images with searchable full text.

     Los Angeles Times (1881-1996)
The Los Angeles Times (1881-1994) offers full page and article images with searchable full text.

      The New York Times (1851-2017)
The New York Times (1851-2014) offers full page and article images with searchable full text.

     The Wall Street Journal (1889-2003)
The Wall Street Journal (1889-2000) offers full page and article images with searchable full text.

     The Washington Post (1877-2004)
The Washington Post (1877-2001) offers full page and article images with searchable full text.

Proquest Dailies – 1980 to current
Chicago Tribune
Los Angeles Times
New York Times
Wall Street Journal
Washington Post

Regional Business News
Regional Business News indexes 75 business journals, newspapers and news wires from major metropolitan areas within the United States. Full text is available for more than 50 titles.

SRDS Media Solutions 
UWM Libraries has access to these SRDS modules: Digital Media, Consumer Magazine Media, Business Publication Media, Local Media by DMA, Newspaper Media, Radio Media, TV & Cable Media, Out-of-Home Media, Print Media Circulation, and Claritas 360. SRDS provides access to a variety of information for different types of advertising media, such as editorial or programming content, contact information, advertising rates, circulation data, web metric statistics, market analysis, and more.

The Times Digital Archive
The Times Digital Archive allows users to search over 200 years of this invaluable historical source.
First published in 1785, The Times of London is widely considered to be the world’s ‘newspaper of record’.   (1785-1985)

Ulrichsweb (Ulrich’s Periodical Directory) is the authoritative source of detailed information on periodicals of all types — academic and scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more from around the world.

US Newsstream 
US Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. US Newsstream offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal. US Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers, and is cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform.

UWM Post Newspaper 1956-2012 
The UWM Post has served as UWM’s unofficial news outlet and a primary source of news about campus activities, the university administration, and the greater Milwaukee area. It published on a weekly basis and was operated entirely by student staff. The Post printed its last issue in November 2012 and has published online exclusively since 2013. The digital collection represents an almost complete run of the Post; gaps in the digital collection reflect gaps in the physical collection housed in the UWM Archives.


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