Explore ProQuest Historical Newspapers

The Libraries have purchased the digitized and searchable versions of the following newspapers on the ProQuest platform:

These newspapers from historically black communities provide primary source coverage of cultural, political, social, athletic and economic events of their time. You can search each individual newspaper or across newspapers by keyword, author, dateline, document type and more to retrieve scanned images of the newspaper pages.

If you have questions about these sources, contact Isabel Espinal, Afro-American Studies Liaison Librarian, at 413-545-6817. Isabel has created a short video guide to the newspapers.


This is a shared account and space for the Electronic Resources unit to let you know about: -- online journals and databases we've added or deleted; -- system downtimes and access problems; -- highlights and points of interest.

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