Access World News Research Collection

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Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources. Explore and stay informed on local, national and international topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more.

Chicago Defender Historical Archive

Newspaper issues from 1909 to 1975 chronicling events and stories about and relevant to Chicago and Evanston’s Black communities. Also included are obituaries, photos, and advertisements.

Chicago Sun-Times Collection

Explore Chicago history through local news, events and people with the Chicago Sun-Times Collection. Search current and archived issues with full-color newspaper pages, full-text articles and content only published online.

Chicago Tribune

Read the full text (minus photos and illustrations) of the Chicago Tribune and browse back issues.

Chicago Tribune Historical Archive

Newspaper issues from 1849 to 1998 chronicling events and stories about and relevant to Chicago and Evanston. Also included are display ads, classified ads, obituaries, and more.

Evanston Review

This has been Evanston’s principal weekly newspaper since 1925. Full-text access to digital archive, 1925 to present with downloadable page images displayed from 1925 to 2009. Print and microfilm archives also available on 2nd floor of the Main Library.


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