Curtis Laws Wilson Library
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Rolla, MO 65409-0060

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Missouri Newspapers

Kansas City StarThe Kansas City Star is the major daily newspaper serving the Kansas City metropolitan area. The Star was founded in 1880 by William Rockhill Nelson and is the winner of eight Pulitzer Prizes. The Star publishes 13 zoned editions and provides coverage of national and local news, business, sports and features. The Star is owned by Knight Ridder, the second-largest newspaper publisher with products in the United States.  Coverage is 1991-Present.
Saint Louis Post-Dispatch (1988-Present)

Saint Louis Post-Dispatch, Historical (1874-1922)
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch covers local, national and international news for the St. Louis Area, with bureaus in Washington, D.C., Jefferson City, MO and Springfield, IL. Full coverage of state and national news is offered with an emphasis on business and the economy. St. Louis is located in a diversified economic climate, and the Post-Dispatch reports on a variety of industries including: financial services, beverage, agriculture, biotechnology, chemical, aerospace & defense and automotive. The Post-Dispatch also provides comprehensive sports coverage of baseball, hockey and football, as well as the Big 12 and Big Ten college conferences. The St. Louis area is one of the leading medical centers in the U.S. and is the home of such well-known research organizations as Washington University, Monsanto and McDonnell-Douglas/Boeing..
Rolla Daily News (March 19, 1946-December 1991)

Rolla's current local newspaper. Available on microfilm, located in the microfilm room at call number 071.78594 R647.

Other Major Newspapers

London Times (1785-1985)Search the complete digital edition of The Times (London) to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page. The entire newspaper is captured, with all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photos divided into categories to facilitate searching.
New York Times, Historical (1851-2006)This database provides full text coverage of the entire New York Times Newspaper from 1851-2006. Coverage of newer material can be found in Lexis-Nexis Academic.

Newspaper Aggregators

LexisNexis AcademicLexisNexis Academic provides access to full-text news and business reports, including transcripts of television and radio news broadcasts.
Newspaper SourceNewspaper Source provides cover-to-cover full text to more than 40 national and international newspapers as well as selective full text for over 370 regional newspapers. The database also contains some full-text for TV & radio news transcripts.

Access NewspaperARCHIVE contains tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700s. It is your gateway to searching and reading historical newspapers online. Content on Access NewspaperARCHIVE is a unique primary resource, as newspapers provide information as news happened and not necessarily the way it was remembered.