Chicago Tribune. Articles from 1985 to the present. For articles from 1849 to 1984, use the Chicago Tribune historical files. Articles are in PDF format, and includes a PDF of the whole page on which the article was found.
Ethnic Newswatch. Articles from over 340 alternative-press newspapers, magazines and journals. Includes the Chicago Citizen (1991-), Chicago Defender (1999-), Chicago Independent Bulletin (1996-2007), Chicago Jewish Star (1993-), Chicago Reporter (2009-), and Chicago Weekend (1992-).
Google News Newspaper Archive. Includes hundreds of historic newspapers digitized and/or indexed by Google through their News Archive Partner Program.
Lexis-Nexis. Coverage varies, but includes articles from about 2,000 U.S. and international papers and newswires. Includes the New York Times since 2002.
Newspaper Source. Coverage varies, but includes articles from more than 40 national and international newspapers, and selective full text for almost 400 regional American newspapers. In addition, full text television and radio news transcripts are also provided. Years of coverage vary.