News - Historical

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Thousands of full text reference titles across literature, music, business, theatre, famous people (American and world), literary criticism and interpretation, and more.

Very heavy on British and American literature and authors.  A very good general biographical research database.

Times Digital Archive 1785-1985
Contains the digital edition of The Times (London) from 1785-1985, capturing the complete newspaper with articles, advertisements & illustrations.
A fully-searchable online archive of PEI's main newspaper of record, The Guardian, from 1890 to 1957
Globe & Mail: Canada's Heritage from 1844

Provides the online digitized full-image version of the complete works of the Globe and Mail newspaper from its inception up until two years ago.


Proquest's guide to using the historical newspapers database, including this one - note the tabs along the top for different sections of the guide

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