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Research Assistant Resources

Searching for Newspaper Articles

To locate relevant newspaper articles, search by Publication, Keyword, Date, etc. using the following catalogs:

America's Historical Newspapers: cover-to-cover reproductions of hundreds of historic newspapers

Chronicling America Search and read newspaper pages from 1836-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.

NewsBank - Ohio Newspapers [off-campus]: provides full articles from certain Ohio newspapers, including:

  • Akron Beacon Journal (12/29/1984 - Current)
  • Cincinnati Post (04/02/1990 - 12/31/2007)
  • Cleveland Plain Dealer (06/01/1991 - Current)
  • Columbus Dispatch (07/16/1985 - Current)
  • Dayton Daily News (03/01/1990 - Current)
  • Toledo Blade (09/24/1996 - Current)

Factiva [off-campus]: wide coverage of variety of newspapers across country and world

Google Newspaper Archive (new content no longer being added)

Lexis Advance

ProQuest  [off-campus]

Westlaw Edge

Other Newspaper Databases (available through OSU Libraries)

Major National Newspapers

Moritz College of Law is subscribed to the following major national newspapers, which are available in different forms and from multiple sources:

New York Times
Originally founded as the New-York Daily Times in September 1851.

Wall Street Journal
Founded in July 1889, primarily to cover business and financial news.

Washington Post
Founded in December 1877 with a particular emphasis on national politics and the federal government.


The current week's copy of all three major newspapers is available, in print, in the Moritz Reserve Room