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Syracuse University Libraries

Newspaper Databases

A guide to newspaper databases available through the SU Libraries system

Syracuse Newspapers: Current and Historical

Post Standard Collection - Syracuse Post-Standard (NewsBank) 1986-

Search or browse articles from the Syracuse Post-Standard (December 1986 – present) and (October 2012 – present), including full color scans of that newspaper’s print edition (June 2019 – present).

Access World News Syracuse Post Standard database search interface



Search hundreds of newspapers by keyword or find a specific paper by title and date. Database includes the Syracuse Post Standard, Herald Journal, Herald American, and other Syracuse area newspapers back to the 1700's.

Newspaper Archive database search interface


Historical Coverage of Area Newspapers

In addition to the NewspaperArchive database, you will find historical coverage of Syracuse and NY State newspapers via:


Local Papers: Outside Syracuse

For local newspapers published in areas outside of Central New York, the best strategy would be to look for a web page for current news, then try the NewspaperARCHIVE (below, left) for back issues or historic coverage.  Good starting points include the following: