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Unless otherwise noted, these resources are available at the Art Institute of Chicago, the SAIC campus, or from other locations with an ARTIC username and password.

This union catalog indicates which of more than 1,100 libraries in the United States and Canada hold specific printed materials published prior to 1956. A table of contents to the 754-volume set is available here.

Types of material covered: Library holdings.
Access note: Free access. Available to everyone.

Full text articles from the New York Times.

Types of material covered: New York Times
Dates covered: 2000-present
Technical tip: The New York Times database works best with the internet browser Safari.

Full text articles from the New York Times dating from the first issue in 1851 through 2010.

Types of material covered: New York Times
Dates covered: 1851 through 2010
Access note: The New York Times database works best with the internet browser Safari.

Provides selected full text for regional, national, and international newspapers. Includes the Chicago Tribune from 1998 to the present.

Types of material covered: Newspaper articles, television & radio news transcripts.
Dates covered: 1994 to the present.

A searchable database covering over 3,400 newspapers across the United States between 1700 and the early 2000s.

Types of material covered: Full text newspapers.
Access note: Reference desk access only.

Searchable index to The Nation with some full text.

Types of material covered: Newspaper articles.
Dates covered: 1865 to the present.