Useful Websites
Newspaper Archives

Berlin-Peck librarians curate these lists with you in mind! These websites are free to use, but some may include advertisements or paid options.

Newspaper Archives

Resources for researching the past!

NewsBank Library Subscription!
NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues. Search and browse full-text articles from newspapers and news magazines. Free and ad-free! Plus, set up alerts for certain words or subjects.

  • New Britain Herald
    Search and browse full-text articles from the New Britain Herald. Includes all articles 2000 to present.
  • Berlin Citizen
    Search and browse full-text articles from the Berlin Citizen. Includes all articles 2001 to present.

The New York Times Library Subscription!

Access The New York Times news from home or in the library — plus 25+ customizable newsletters, access to the Today’s Paper web app, and mini crosswords!

The New York Times Digital uses a redeemable code to process your free library access. Click “Redeem,” then sign in to your New York Times account. If you don’t have a New York Times account, you can make one for free. When your code runs out, simply return to this page to request another code. 

The Wall Street Journal Library Subscription!

Access The Wall Street Journal news from home or in the library!

The Wall Street Journal uses a redeemable code to process your free library access. If you already have an account, click SIGN IN. If you don’t have an account, enter your information to set up a free account. When your code runs out, simply return to this page to request another code.

You are not permitted to share your sign-on credentials with any other person whatsoever.

Connecticut State Library Newspapers
Town newspapers, every daily newspaper and the majority of weekly papers, business newspapers and special interest publications; major national newspapers and indexes to newspaper collections.

Library of Congress Newspaper Navigator
Search 1.56 million historic newspaper photos by state, year, and keyword.