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Current and historical newspaper collection.

About the Newspaper Collection at the New Jersey State Library

Welcome to the New Jersey State Library Newspaper Research Guide.

The NJ State Library currently receives about 20 newspapers representing a wide range of geographic regions throughout the state. In addition, about 70 older newspapers are available on microfilm. Newspapers are located on the 4th floor of the library.

The NJ State Library also has a unique collection of newspaper clippings covering the 1950's to the 1980's. Major news stories were clipped. The news clippings are contained in folders and filed under specific subject headings. An index of the subjects is available. More information about the clipping file can be found in the Older and Current Newspapers section.

The New Jersey State Archives, located nearby at 225 West State Street, Trenton NJ, also has a large collection of historical newspapers on microfilm.



New Jersey Newspapers Currently Received in Print

Newspaper / Holdings

Asbury Park Press / January 1968 - current

Cape May County Herald Times / most recent 4 months

Courier-News (Bridgewater, Somerville) / most recent 4 months

Courier-Post (Camden) / October 1949 - current

Daily Journal (Vineland) / most recent 4 months

Daily Record (Morristown) / most recent 4 months

Herald News (Passaic County) / most recent 4 months

Home News Tribune (Middlesex County) / most recent 4 months

Hunterdon County Democrat / most recent 4 months

Jersey Journal (Hudson County) / most recent 4 months

New Jersey Herald (Sussex County) / most recent 4 months; on-site digital access 2004 - current

Newark Star-Ledger / August 1945 - current

Press of Atlantic City / January 1968 - 2015; 2017 [note: no 2016]; most recent 4 months

Princeton Packet / most recent 4 months

Record (Bergen) / January 1960 - 2015; most recent 4 months

South Jersey Times (Gloucester Edition) / most recent 4 months

Times of Trenton (Trenton Times) / May 5, 1883 - current

Trentonian / January 1964 - current

Out-of-State Newspapers Currently Received

Out-of-State Newspapers / Holdings

Afro-American (Baltimore/Washington) / most recent 4 months

New York Times / September 18, 1851 - current

Philadelphia Inquirer / January 1970 - current

Wall Street Journal / January 1958 - current

NJ State Library Newspapers - Alphabetical List

Please note: there are some missing newspaper issues or microfilm reels in the collection. Please call ahead to verify that a newspaper or microfilm reel you need is available before traveling to the library.

To see newspapers organized by county, see the Older and Current Newspapers page.

Newspapers - Find newspapers on the 4th floor

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Martha Sullivan
New Jersey State Library
185 West State Street
PO Box 520
Trenton, NJ 08625
609-278-2640 x165

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