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Popular Newspapers and Magazines
Butler University Libraries provides access to more than 35,000 online journals, magazines, and newspapers, but some are admittedly more popular than others. Here's the ones we get asked about the most.
Indianapolis Star (1903-2004) This link opens in a new window
Historical backfile for the Indianapolis Star
New York Times (Historical) This link opens in a new window
The New York Times (1851-2013) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
Chicago Tribune- Historical Edition This link opens in a new window
Full text access to the Chicago Tribune from 1849-1993
Times Digital Archive This link opens in a new window
More than 220 years of The (London) Times newspaper
Popular Current Resources
New York Times site license - for registration This link opens in a new window
Use this link to register for a personal New York Times account thanks to Butler's paid license. It allows you to view full content on their website or app, after creating a login here.
Instructions on creating a login can be found in the Google Doc linked from the star above.
Indianapolis Star eEdition This link opens in a new window
This is the daily digital edition of the Indy Star, available in an online e-reader version, or as an epub file download (best for iOS users)
Wall Street Journal Site License- for registration This link opens in a new window
Use this link to register for a personal Wall Street Journal account. For instructions on how to register, please click the "Star" icon.
Chronicle of Higher Education This link opens in a new window
The Chronicle of Higher Education is a top source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.
PressReader This link opens in a new window
Access to 7,000 newspapers and magazines, including US (The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Variety, etc.) as well as international sources (The Guardian, El Pais, Le Figaro, Paris Vogue, etc.)
High Use Science Journals
Online Journals Look-Up
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