Finding Newspapers

Why use a newspaper?

Use a newspaper to find reporting on local, regional, national, or international events; editorials and opinion columns; and entertainment reviews. Historical newspapers can provide unique eyewitness accounts of events.

How do I find a newspaper article?

Option 1: Use Multi-Search to find articles on a topic. [GALILEO password required for off-campus use]:
  1. Type in your search terms and click on 'Search'
  2. On the results screen, use the menu at the left to limit your results to 'Source Type: News'
Option 2: Use news databases on GALILEO@UGA to find articles on a topic.
  1. Under the 'Articles & Databases' tab on the UGA Libraries homepage, choose the subject 'News' from the drop down menu.
  2. Pick a news database such as LexisNexis Academic or a specialized news database such as African Newspapers. [GALILEO password required for off-campus use]

Option 3: Have a citation or just want to browse issues of a newspaper?

  • Search the E-Journals tab on the UGA Libraries homepage for online newspapers in databases
  • Search Google News

For many more sources of newspaper articles, see Newspapers at the UGA Libraries.