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Newspapers: Databases

Accessing the Databases

When accessing the databases from home or off campus, you will be prompted to sign in.

When prompted to sign in:

Library Card # - the barcode number on the back of your RamCard

Password - hold the SHIFT key and enter your last name

If you have trouble signing in, you may need to register your RamCard at the STCC Library's Circulation Desk.


Search current and archived newspaper and newswire coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. NewsBank also offers access to 10 local newspapers throughout the 4 Western Massachusetts counties.

Newspaper Source

Newspaper Source provides full text for national and international newspapers, including The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, and The Washington Post, plus selective full text for many regional newspapers, as well as radio and television transcripts.

New York Times

Search the full text of The New York Times (starting in 1995).

**View a helpful video on using The New York Times Database.

Boston Globe

Full text of articles from The Boston Globe newspaper from 1980 forward.

The Republican (Springfield, MA)

Logo and link for the Republican Newspaper

Online access to the newspaper of record for Springfield Massachusetts from 1988 to 2019.