Last Updated: Jul 13, 2015
Walker Library has a collection of newspapers, both current and retrospective, in a variety of formats, including hard copy, microfilm , and digital reproductions. This guide will help you find the content you need.
Print newspapers are located in The Lounge seating area on the first floor. Walker Library has current and recent copies of :
The Daily News Journal (Murfreesboro)
The Tennessean (Nashville).
Paper copies are retained until they are replaced with microfilm.
Sources for text-only copies of news articles.
- Facts on File: World News Digest
Compiles newspaper reporting from 1940 to the present.
- InfoTrac Newsstand
Full text articles from national, international, state and local newspapers, 1980 to present.
- LexisNexis: All News Search
Click "advanced options" to refine your search by date or source type.
- Library PressDisplay (Digital Newspapers)
Full digital replicas of over 2,000 newspapers and magazines from 100 countries in 56 languages (current editions and 60-day archives). Limited to 5 simultaneous users.
- National Newspaper Index
Provides indexing to five major national newspapers from 1996 to approximately two weeks before the present. Does not provide full-text.
- Newsbank Access World News
This comprehensive news collection is ideal for exploring issues and events at the local, regional, national and international level. Its diverse source types include print and online-only newspapers, blogs, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Use it to explore a specific event or to compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people. Content is easily searched and sorted through an intuitive, map-based interface.