GPC Libraries -- Clarkston Library (JCLRC)
Historical Newspapers

Historical Newspapers

The ProQuest Historical Newspapers Databases gives access to scanned images of entire newspapers as they appeared when originally published. You can read them using page-by-page browsing, just like reading a paper in its original print form, or search them for specific information

  1. Open the database from the library homepage.

  2. Type in your search terms.

    Historical Newspapers Basic Search page with 
an arrow to the search terms box and an arrow to the date range fields

  3. From the list of results you may select to view either the article alone or the entire page.

    Search Results page with arrows to an article 
title link, an article image link, and a page map link

Browsing Formats within ProQuest Historical Newspaper Databases

Page View is a low resolution image navigation format. Use Page View to browse a page or newspaper issue quickly, scanning for articles that interest you. As the mouse moves over the page, ProQuest will highlight the various articles. Clicking on the article will take you to the Full Text format.

Article in full text format

Page View or Full Text are both high-resolution PDF images of the complete article. From within the PDF screen you may print, email, or save your article.

Article in Article Image format