Where can I find old newspapers for free?
How to Get Free Newspapers in Bulk
- Local newspaper office. Local newspaper offices are a great source for old papers.
- Ask at local nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
- Check on Craigslist.
- Ask at your local library.
- Local colleges and schools.
- Ask at airports.
- Contact local hotels.
- Search on OfferUp.
How can I read old newspapers online for free?
You can search through newspapers from all over the world with Google News Archive Search, but only for specific time periods. The Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities teamed up to create the site Chronicling America, which provides two free searchable databases of digitized newspapers.
How do I find old newspapers?
- The local library. Many local libraries keep copies of their local newspapers, either in microfiche format or in great big piles of newsprint.
- Google’s News Archive Search. Google has digitised some newspapers from around the world.
- Purchasing a copy of a newspaper.
How do I find old newspapers on Google?
Use the Google News archive for an easy, searchable experience. This search engine allows you to enter the subject you want to research to find old newspaper articles about that subject. To explore the archive search engine, open your web browser and go to news. google.com/archivesearch.
What happens to unsold newspapers?
What do they do with the newspapers that are not sold? Retail outlets selling newspapers operate what is known as sale or return (this also applies to most magazines as well). Basically what this means is that anything they do not sell will be refunded to them by their newspaper supplier, provided they return it.
Where can I find newspaper articles online?
If You Need To Find Articles
- Search the library catalog for the newspaper title.
- Look for a record that says Online.
- Click into the record and look at the dates in the “View It” section to see whether the time frame you need is available for searching.
- Click on the link for the correct time frame.
Can I order a newspaper from the past?
You can buy old newspapers just as they are, but they do come along with a certificate of authenticity, of course. Note about old Sunday Editions: A Sunday edition newspaper will include the major news sections of that day.