How do I access old newspaper articles online?

There are three major web searchable archives in the U.S.:

  1. Google’s Historical Newspapers:
  2. (
  3. Newsbank’s Newspaper Archive (

Where can I find old newspaper articles in Australia?


  1. Trove. You can access a huge repository of Australian material in this online search engine developed by the National Library of Australia.
  2. Digitised Australian newspapers @ Trove. Go directly to Trove’s newspaper collection.
  3. Trove Search Help Centre. Find further help with Trove.
  4. Finding newspaper articles.

How can I find old newspaper articles online UK?

Online newspaper collections Search British and overseas newspapers online, for example: London, Belfast and Edinburgh Gazettes on The Gazette website. The Times Digital Archive (charges apply), provided by Gale Cengage.

How do I get copies of old newspapers?

How to Get Copies of Newspapers

  1. Contact Your Local Library. Browse the archives at your local library.
  2. Contact the Newspaper. Contact the newspaper company by phone or visit its official Web site to learn how you can obtain a copy.
  3. Contact a Newspaper Copy Service Company. Use a newspaper copy service.

How do I find an old article?

Use the Google News archive for an easy, searchable experience. This search engine allows you to enter the subject you want to research to find old newspaper articles about that subject. To explore the archive search engine, open your web browser and go to

Does find my past include British newspaper archive?

The British Newspaper Archive is a partnership between the British Library and Findmypast to digitise millions of newspaper pages from the British Library’s vast collection.

Where can I buy an outdated newspaper?

How Can I Get Old Newspapers in Bulk?

  • Contact your local newspaper office.
  • Contact your local recycling center.
  • Use free or local classified or entertainment newspapers.
  • Ask friends and family who subscribe to newspapers to save their old copies for you.

Can I buy old newspapers?

You can buy old newspapers just as they are, but they do come along with a certificate of authenticity, of course. Note about old Sunday Editions: A Sunday edition newspaper will include the major news sections of that day.