Skip to main content

History and Current Events, Accessible in the World’s Most Complete News Source

ProQuest empowers government researchers to explore historical and contemporary events, trends, and people with the world’s most comprehensive collection of news content. Widely considered to be the definitive source to track multiple perspectives across centuries, ProQuest has built a 25 million-page archive of international, national, regional, and specialty papers dating from 1764. The archive’s growing specialty content–such as historic black newspapers and American Jewish newspapers–provide unique insights and often more granular journalistic focus.


Global Breaking Newswires

ProQuest Global Breaking Newswires is a library news database which provides timely full-text access to the best newswire content available globally as well as growing archive of news that may not be captured in any of the traditional print sources.

U.S. Major Dailies

U.S. Major Dailies provides access to the country’s five most respected national and regional newspapers in full-text format and offers users thorough and timely coverage of local, national, and global events.

Government Complete™

Government Complete is ebrary’s robust subscription database, trusted by organizations around the world. For over a decade, government employees have relied on Government Complete’s unlimited access, multidisciplinary coverage, and powerful research tools. Library Edition

Click here for the home of Library Edition. Library Edition is an extensive online database of 3,000+ historical newspapers from the early 1700s into the early 2000s. Distributed by ProQuest, it contains a diverse blend of well-known regional and local newspapers in the U.S. and other countries.

Library PressDisplay by PressReader

Click here for the home of Library PressDisplay, which provides instant online access to today's newspapers from around the world in full-color, full-page format. The ever-expanding collection currently includes more than 2,000 U.S. and international titles. Just like reading the familiar print edition, viewers can browse articles and other key content, such as pictures, advertisements, classifieds, and notices. The service also provides up to a 60-day backfile and the ability to perform keyword searches across all titles and the entire backfile.

Twentieth-Century Parliamentary Papers

The House of Commons Parliamentary Papers, 1901-2005 is the most detailed primary source for twentieth-century Britain, its colonies, and the wider world.

Eighteenth-Century Parliamentary Papers

Offered under the ProQuest's Chadwyck-Healey™ brand, this new collection contains documents illuminating many aspects of eighteenth-century history, from the widespread use of automated workflow during the Industrial Revolution to the shaping of a new democratic system during the American Revolution.

Global Newsstream

Global Newsstream provides the most recent global news content – with archives that stretch back into the 1980s – from over 2,500 news sources including newspapers, wires, broadcasts, and web content in full-text format.

Alt-Press Watch

Alt-Press Watch provides an alternative to mainstream media with diverse views and distinct voices.

Politics Collection

Click on this link to visit the page for The Politics Collection and browse all the information on this resource, which features index and full-text databases covering political science and public policy.

Featured Products

Global Newsstream

Global Newsstream provides the most recent global news content – with archives that stretch back into the 1980s – from over 2,500 news sources including newspapers, wires, broadcasts, and web content in full-text format.…

Learn More

ProQuest Dialog™ — News and Trade Collection

The most complete collection for monitoring global news and trade press across all key industries, from the world’s major licensed media publishers with content not freely available online.…

Learn More

ProQuest Historical Newspapers™

Click here to visit the home of ProQuest Historical Newspapers™, which enable you to trace the Revolutionary War patriot cause, Reconstruction after the Civil War, learn about a breakthrough medical discovery, the inauguration of a world leader,……

Learn More


Canadian Library Listed Among “The Most Beautiful” Also Has “Many Hearts”

This spectacular geometric structure of four stacked glass boxes is Halifax’s new flagship library and since opening in 2014, it’s been causing a stir.

Learn More

Testimonio, Testimonials, and the Guatemalan Civil War

Survivors of the Guatemalan Genocide, which took the lives of 200,000 civilians share their stories in video testimonials recorded by the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive.

Learn More