Chronicle of Higher Education

Full text access for all campus members.

Gannet Newsstand (including the Lansing State Journal)

Indexes over 80 newspapers from around the country. Full-text coverage is available for more recent years.

Lansing State Journal

Indexes the Lansing State Journal from 1999 - present. Many articles are available in full text.

New York Times - (1851-present)

Free electronic access to the New York Times is now available to all members of the Alma College community through a newly established academic site license. This license will grant full access to all New York Times articles from the paper’s inception in 1851 and up to the current day’s paper. All content is searchable and the results may be narrowed by date, type, author and newspaper section. To begin using this valuable resource, you will first need to set up a personal account. You will then be able to access your account on or off campus, via desktop computers and/or mobile devices. Your initial authentication must be done while logged into the College network, either through a hardwired computer or the WiFi. on-campus. In the meantime, you can set up your account from an on-campus device by going to and clicking on “Create an Account.” You must enter your valid Alma College email address along with a password. You will then use this account in the future to login from any device.

ProQuest Newsstand

A collection of international, national and regional newspapers, news websites and blogs, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Washington Post, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. Many news sources are available in English, but a large number are available in French, German, Spanish, and other languages. 

The Times Digital Archives (1785-2011)

As an online archive of every headline, article, editorial, announcement, image and advertisement published in The Times (London), The Times Digital Archive is an essential resource for teachers, students and researchers interested in history, politics, social and cultural history, law, genealogy and criminology.

Wall Street Journal (1984-present)

Full text access to the newspaper, including robust searching.

Wall Street Journal Historical (1889-1995)

Full text access to the newspaper back to its first issue. In addition to PDF images of the articles, the clickable “Page view” feature allows you to see the page in its entirety (even advertisements)