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Newspaper Articles

Which Newspapers does Millsaps College Library have online and in print?

This is a searchable index of all the newspapers, magazines, and journals with full-text articles available through either the Library's print or online subscriptions. Make sure to search by newspaper title, not article title. Our current newspapers are kept in the periodicals room on the West side of the main floor. Ask a librarian or staff member if you need help locating the newspaper.
Most Popular Newpaper Databases
New York Times Online (1980 - today) - The complete text of articles back to 1984 is provided online. No images or graphics. New York Times on Microfilm (1857 - 2007)  - Our New York Times archive on microfilm goes back to the very first issue. Ask for it at the library front desk.
Wall Street Journal Online (1984 - present) - The complete text of articles back to 1980 is provided online. Wall Street Journal on Microfilm (1970 - 2007) We have the Wall Street Journal in microfilm from 1970-2007. Ask for it at the library front desk.

Chronicle of Higher Education - If you're on campus, you can access the full website http://chronicle.com without doing anything. If you want to access The Chronicle off-site, you simply need to create a free account on their website using your Millsaps email address. To create you free account, go to Chronicle.com and click "Log In" link at top, right hand side of Web page. The Chronicle's free iPad app can be found here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id414901678

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. Based in Washington, D.C., The Chronicle has more than 70 writers, editors, and international correspondents. Online, The Chronicle is published every weekday and is the top destination for news, advice, and jobs for people in academe. The Chronicle's Web site features the complete contents of the latest issue; daily news and advice columns; thousands of current job listings; an archive of previously published content; vibrant discussion forums; and career-building tools such as online CV management, salary databases, and more. Access provided to the Millsaps community by the President's Office.

Westlaw Campus Research Newspapers  - Contains full text of newspapers including The New York Times, Boston Globe, Atlanta Journal and Constitution; magazines such as Newsweek, Consumer Reports, and Publisher's Weekly; over 400 newswires; newsletters; and over 900 broadcast transcripts. The Wall Street journal only has the abstracts listed, not the full-text. Use the link below to search Wall Street Journal.
African Newspapers 1800-1922 - This groundbreaking online collection from Readex/NewsBank provides more than 40 fully searchable African newspapers published in the 19th and 20th centuries. Featuring English- and foreign-language titles from Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe, African Newspapers offers unparalleled coverage of the issues and events that shaped the continent and its peoples between 1800 and 1922.
The Purple and White - The Purple and White is Millsaps College's student operated newspaper. 2006-present are available online. The library archives has The Purple and White 1909- present in print, along with an index.

Other Newspaper Indexes and Databases

Alternative Press Index   

Indexes nearly 290 alternative, radical and left periodicals, newspapers and magazines that report and analyze the practices and theories of cultural, economic, and social change.

British Library Online Newspaper Archive   

Archives of the Weekly Dispatch, Manchester Guardian, Daily News and News of the World.

Chronicling America - Americas Historic Newspapers

Chronicling America is a Website providing access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages, and is produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). NDNP is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

Regional Business News    

This database provides comprehensive full text coverage for regional business publications. Regional Business News incorporates coverage of more than 80 regional business publications covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

Clarion Ledger Indexes

Index to the Clarion-Ledger newspaper compiled by Eudora Welty Library staff.

Clarion Ledger Online Archive

The Clarion-Ledger archive makes available the full text of most locally produced articles, editorials, letters, obituaries, birth announcements, wedding announcements and legal notices from 11/28/2002 through the present. Additional years of backfile content will be added throughout 2009. The Clarion-Ledger archive does not include photographs, charts, real estate transactions, classifieds, advertisements, weather, comics or sports statistics, except when in the form of an article.


The Newseum displays daily newspaper front pages in their original, unedited form.