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Newspaper Central

Whether you're looking for the latest news, or diving into searchable newspaper archives, start here!  Explore the resources below by category.  

Local Research
Newspapers.com Indiana Edition
A historical full-image archive of Indiana newspapers, including Columbus newspapers from 1870s to 1963.
Newspapers.com Local Access (in library only)
Local newspaper full-image archive, including Columbus newspapers from 1870s to present.
Hoosier State Chronicles
The Indiana State Library's collection of digitized historical newspapers.
Physical newspapers at BCPL
Catalog list of newspapers held in our buildings
National Papers (complete access)
US Major Dailies (Search five national newspapers)
Combined article archives from 1980s to today for: New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times.
New York Times
New York Times, searchable complete archive. Updated daily, goes back to 1980.
Wall Street Journal
Complete searchable Wall Street Journal article archive, from 1984 to today.
Chicago Tribune
Searchable complete Chicago Tribune article archive, 1985-present
Washington Post
Searchable archives of Washington Post from 1987 to today.
Los Angeles Times
Searchable article archive of Los Angeles Times, from 1985 to today.
Local Newspaper Sites
The Republic
Columbus local news site
HSJ Online
Hope local news site
Indianapolis Star
Indianapolis newspaper site