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Newspapers: Databases

Accessing the Databases

NEW: All STCC students, faculty, & staff are now automatically registered in the library system! 

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

USERNAME - Students can login with Student ID;  Faculty & Staff should login with library barcode.

PASSWORD - Last name in all CAPS

If you are unsuccessful logging in, see



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

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.

Chronicle of Higher Education

(NEW) Online version of the Chronicle, a source of news, information, and job listings for college and university faculty members and administrators.

**Support accessing this resource.

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 the present.

** View a helpful video on accessing the The Republican Online Database. 

Western Massachusetts Newspapers