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ProQuest: New York Times Historical Database

Are you looking for a New York Times article you may have missed last week? Perhaps you are a student looking for newspaper articles from the 1920's? Maybe you are just curious to see what the news looked like in the 1800's? If you happened to have any of these questions, the Edison Public Library has the database for you. The Edison Public Library is subscribed to the database ProQuest New York Times which is free for all Edison library cardholders. ProQuest New York Times is the definitive newspaper digital archive offering full-text and full-image articles of the newspapers as far back as 1851 to present time. ProQuest New York Times consists of two databases: New York Times (1980- current) and the ProQuest Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (1851-2012). These two databases will give easy access to users to search over 20 different article types including: news, editorials, letters to the editor, obituaries, birth and marriage announcements, stock photos, advertisements, and more. For more questions about this database, please call the library and ask to speak to a reference librarian today!