Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Newspaper Research

This Research Guide serves to give pointers on how to find newspaper articles, both recent and historical. The databases and sources listed below will be useful for retrieving articles from US Newspapers and some major International newspapers.

Places to go for Newspaper Research

Some types of newspaper research might require you to go off campus. We're quite lucky that other libraries in Washington DC have extensive historical newspaper collections:

Citation Help!

Citation Managers let you

  • Import citations from the catalog and databases
  • Store and organize citations
  • Add research notes
  • Format in-text citations
  • Create bibliographies in different citation styles

Citation Style Guides show you how to

  • Document the sources you are using in your work
  • Create citations manually for all types of sources
  • Embed quotations and paraphrases properly in your text
GW Libraries • 2130 H Street NW • Washington DC 20052202.994.6558AskUs@gwu.edu