Articles & Newspapers
Explore these online resources for free with your DBRL library card.
Academic Search Elite
LOG IN TO THIS RESOURCE. This scholarly collection provides full-text journal articles for most academic areas, including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language, arts & literature and more.
EBSCO MasterFILE Premier
LOG IN TO THIS RESOURCE. Provides full text for nearly 1,750 general reference publications, 500 full-text reference books, 86,017 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an image collection of 341,655 photos, maps and flags.
Kansas City Star Collection
LOG IN TO THIS RESOURCE. Search more than 25 years of Missouri history with the Kansas City Star Collection. Coverage from 1991-today, including full-text, web-only content and full-color image edition.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts with Full Text
LOG IN TO THIS RESOURCE. This scholarly resource includes full-text articles and abstracts for journals covering librarianship, classification, cataloging and information management.
Local & Historic Newspapers Guide
Electronic Resources from DBRL
- The Kansas City Star
Search more than 25 years of Missouri history with the Kansas City Star Collection. Coverage from 1991-today, including full-text, web-only content and full-color image editions.
Full text articles from the Boonville Daily News, Columbia Daily Tribune, Fulton Sun, Jefferson City News Tribune, Mexico Ledger, Moberly Monitor Index, St. Joseph News Press and more.
- Newspaper Source
Cover-to-cover full text for more than 40 national and international newspapers as well as selective full text for more than 389 regional papers.
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers
Archives of the Historical New York Times (1851-2019), Chicago Tribune (1849-1998), St. Louis Post Dispatch (1874-2003), Wall Street Journal (1889-2011) and Washington Post (1877-2007).
- The Boone County Journal
Weekly news coverage for Southern Boone County, including Ashland and Hartsburg.
- Centralia Fireside Guard
Weekly news coverage for Northern Boone County, including Centralia, Hallsville and Sturgeon.
- Columbia Missourian
A morning newspaper (except Saturday and Monday) managed by professional editors and staffed by students of the Missouri School of Journalism. Search online for obituaries, volunteer opportunities, local events, and recent marriages.
- Columbia Daily Tribune
A daily morning paper covering Columbia and the surrounding area.
- The Democrat-Leader and Fayette Advertiser
News coverage for Fayette and Howard County. Search news articles and obituaries from 2004 to the present. (Subscription required to view results.)
- The Fulton Sun
Published daily (except Saturday and Monday) with news coverage for Fulton and Callaway County.
- The News Tribune
Published daily in Jefferson City.
- Mexico Ledger
News coverage of Audrain County.
- Moberly Monitor-Index
News coverage for Randolph County and Northern Boone County.
Historic Newspapers Online
- Missouri Digital Heritage – Newspapers
The Missouri Digital Heritage archive includes a number of historic Missouri newspapers including the Columbia Missourian for the years 1908, 1909, 1929, 1966-1985.
- Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers
Several historic Missouri newspapers, including the Columbia Missourian, are now included in this ongoing project.
Getting Newspapers on Microfilm
- DBRL Collections
The Callaway County Public Library and the Columbia Public Library have collections of newspaper microfilm that may be accessed any time these libraries are open.
- State Historical Society of Missouri Newspaper Search
Request copies of items documenting specific events such as births, deaths and marriage notices that have appeared in Missouri newspapers held in the State Historical Society’s Newspaper Microfilm Collection.
- DBRL Interlibrary Loan
Library patrons may submit requests for microfilm through interlibrary loan.
New York Times Recent & US Major Dailies
LOG IN TO THIS RESOURCE. The New York Times Recent includes full-page images of this digitized newspaper. Coverage: 2008-recent (3-month embargo). US Major Dailies provides access to article text from The New York Times (1980-current), The Wall Street Journal (1984-current), The Washington Post (1987-current) Los Angeles Times (1985-current), Chicago Tribune (1985-current).
LOG IN TO THIS RESOURCE. Full text articles and archives from the Columbia Daily Tribune, Boone County Journal and Fulton Sun, as well as The Kansas City Star and St. Louis Post-Dispatch collections.
LOG IN TO THIS RESOURCE. Cover-to-cover full-text articles for more than 40 national and international newspapers, as well as selective full text for more than 370 regional papers.
ProQuest Historical Newspapers
LOG IN TO THIS RESOURCE. Search archives of New York Times (1851-2013), Chicago Tribune (1849-1993), St. Louis Post Dispatch (1874-2003), Wall Street Journal (1889-2000), and Washington Post (1877-2000). Includes ability to view articles on a specific date or range of dates.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch Collection
LOG IN TO THIS RESOURCE. Search more than 30 years of Missouri history with the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Collection. Coverage from 1988-today, including full-text and full-color image editions.