Chronicling America Updates – May 2024

Chronicling America, the newspaper collection available for online research of United States historical newspapers regularly updates its collection. Here are the updated titles for May 2024. Some are new titles and some are added to an existing title’s pages in the database. There are 26 in total. Important Note: These links are to the NEW […]

How to Find All the Digitized Titles in Chronicling America Version 2.0

After over a decade of availability, the Library of Congress (LOC) has upgraded the user interface for Chronicling America. It now incorporates the standard LOC search and results interface, which includes Results Filtering. It is available now (they still call it a Beta release). In so doing, the site has revamped the User Interface and […]

How to Find Where Newspapers are Available with Chronicling America 2.0

What do we do if we can’t find a desired newspaper to research if it is not online? Well over half of the titles to ever exist in America have not been digitized and all of the issues and dates for those digitized titles are not available online either. So what do we do? The […]

How to Use Chronicling America Version 2.0

After over a decade of availability, the Library of Congress (LOC) has upgraded the user interface for Chronicling America. It now incorporates the standard LOC search and results interface, which includes Results Filtering. It is available now (they still call it a Beta release) and my summary review is as follows: If you want to […]

Chronicling America Updates – April 2024

Chronicling America, the newspaper collection available for online research of United States historical newspapers regularly updates its collection. Here are the updated titles for April 2024. Some are new titles and some are added to an existing title’s pages in the database. There are 70 in total. Important Note: These links are to the NEW […]

Chronicling America Has 33 Types of Ethnic Newspapers in 28 Languages

Chronicling America (CA), which is the Library Of Congress’ Online Newspaper database grows slowly but steadily and has done so ever since 2005. From the CA website: “The Chronicling America Historic American Newspapers collection provides access to select digitized newspaper pages produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP), a partnership between the National Endowment for […]

How to Use The New Chronicling America Advanced Search Feature

Chronicling America has undergone a major change this month. Check out the details on the Chronicling America Website Migration page. The Advanced Search page has changed as well. Here are the elements of the feature and how to use it. First of all, access the Main Chronicling America page. Below the header banner is a […]

How to Get the Most from Chronicling America

Chronicling America is a very popular website that provides free online digitized newspapers from the United States. It currently has almost 20 million digitized pages. It helps to understand the background of this website as well as some features that are not widely known. This QuickSheet tells you about how Chronicling America gets its database […]

Mastering Chronicling America’s Advanced Search

Essentially, there are two methods to search Chronicling America for historical newspapers. Basic Search, available from the Home Page as well as the “Search Pages” tab, allows you to enter your search criteria, and restrict results to a single state and to a range of years. The Advanced Search, which I highly recommend that you […]

Chronicling America Legacy Site: Data Freeze

From the Library of Congress: The Library of Congress has transitioned the longstanding Chronicling America website to a new digital environment alongside other Library of Congress digital collections. Read previous updates on this page for more information. While we are maintaining access to both sites into Spring 2024, after March 1, 2024, we will cease data […]