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18th- through Early 20th-century Newspapers from the U. S., England, Scotland, Ireland & Australia!

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From Family Tree Magazine: Webinar: Finding Your Family in Old Newspapers

Newspaper Links, website of the Poynter Institute, offers links to many journalism history resources.

THE NEWS STAND - Contains information on (and links to) genealogy columns (that accept genealogical queries and/or announcements) which appear in newspapers and magazines around the world .  Brought to you by the Mobile (Alabama, USA) Genealogical Society. 

Newspaper Links General newspaper links, regional newspaper links, and links about African American newspapers. Your suggestions are very welcome!

Newspaper History Books

Untapped Sources: America's Newspaper Archives and Histories

Newspaper Reporting in Olden Times and To-Day

Click here to search Ancestry's Historical Newspaper Collections!

Media Research Center

Lessons & Tips

From the Board for Certification of Genealogists, How to Use Newspapers Effectively.

Family History in the News From Kimberly Powell of How to Find and Use Newspapers for Genealogical Research

Ins and Outs of Newspaper Research.

PBS' Ancestors offers information about using newspapers in your research.

Clues to the Past: Newspaper Advertisements

RootsWeb's "Guide to Tracing Family Trees" features  RootsWeb Lesson #20: City Directories and Newspapers: Windows on the Past, which offers valuable insight on the benefits newspapers as research sources. Included is an excellent list to newspaper collections around the world.

Research in Newspapers (Excerpt from "The Source")

See this online lesson from Genealogy.Com about using newspapers in your genealogy research.

Check for Newspaper Clippings in the Form of Scrapbooks

The State Historical Society of Missouri offers this wonderful advice about using old newspapers.