How to find news archives:
- If you cannot find the newspaper archive you are looking for on JNet’s pages listed above, try these search tools:
The best specialized tool
- Archive.org`s Wayback machine Its advanced search allows you to search for any web site and see — if they have it stored — what it looked like years ago. making it possible to surf more than 10 billion pages stored in the Internet Archive. You can find years-old versions of web pages — it’s hit or miss, but still always useful to see what some official site was saying before or after a key event.
- You can also put the Wayback Machine right in your browser by simply dragging this new toolbar link to your browser toolbar. Then when you visit a page that you want to find an old version of, just click and you will be transported to any historic versions at the Wayback Machine. For more archive tools, see JNet’ Find Archives Page
- There are also special archives for the Sept. 11 attack and the US 2001 election. Archive.org has also started a television archive, beginning with excerpts from live broadcasts on Sept. 11.
The best for newspapers – World:
- Metalabs List – World archives- (Outside US) Very extensive list of what is available with direct links to the newspapers
- Electric Library Vast archive of world newspapers and magazines, with heavy US content.. Monthly fee