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Access Newspapers Online Through Your Public Library Account
City and county public libraries in San Diego county, California, and the rest of the United States often have subscriptions to newspaper databases. Use these to get access to additional newspaper resources online. Major city libraries often have microfilmed older area newspapers and maybe the only source for some newspapers / older years.
Newspapers at San Diego Public Library
Los Angeles Times on Proquest, New York Times direct, New York Times historical, SD Union Tribune on Newsbank. Also Newstand from Gale and Newstream from Proquest for 1000's of national and international newspapers.
Get an SDPL card
Apply online for a library card that allows access to e-books, newspapers, article database, audio books, and more.
Newspapers print and microfilm
The 3rd floor of the Central Library has Newspapers while the 9th floor has the San Diego Heritage collection. SDPL is the only library that has extensive years of the San Diego Tribune (former afternoon paper)
Requesting SD articles & obituaries
The Newspaper Room of the San Diego Public Library include searching for and producing copies of obituaries and articles from the San Diego Union-Tribune. Modest fees charged.
Newspapers at San Diego County Library system
New York TImes direct and General OneFile from Gale (has articles from newspapers and magazines).
Get an SD County Library card
Get a card which gives San Diego County residents immediate access to SDCL's digital eLibrary resources, including ebooks and audiobooks.
Other City Libraries in San Diego County
Other Public Libraries in California and United States
Historic California Newspapers
California Digital Newspapers
Coordinates preservation of California newspapers printed since 1846. Catalog shows publishing history and library locations for nearly 13,000 papers. Part of the state-by-state U.S. Newspaper Project. Based at UC Riverside.
California Newspaper Project
The CNP catalog is the most comprehensive source of information about California newspapers. It details newspaper titles and holdings from more than 1,400 libraries, museums, historical societies and publishers' offices throughout the state. The catalog contains records for over 14,400 U.S. newspaper titles held in California repositories; close to 9,000 of these newspapers were or are published in California.