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Guide to NJSL’s print newspaper subscriptions, historic newspapers on microfilm, and newspaper databases.

Newspaper Collection at the New Jersey State Library

Welcome to the New Jersey State Library Newspaper Research Guide.

♦ Newspapers and microfilm are located on the 4th floor of the library.

♦ The NJ State Library currently receives several major NJ newspapers representing a wide range of geographic regions throughout the state.

♦ About 70 older newspapers are available on microfilm.

♦ Find NJ State Library Newspapers Organized by County.

♦ Find a subject index to a Newspaper Clipping File covering the 1950's to the 1980's for several major NJ papers. More information about the clipping file can be found in the Historic and Current Newspapers section.

► Please note: there are some missing newspaper issues/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.

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

Courier-Post (Camden) / October 1949 - current

Newark Star-Ledger / August 1945 - current

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

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

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

Trentonian / January 1964 - current [Subscription temporarily on hold]

Out-of-State Newspapers Currently Received

Out-of-State Newspapers / Holdings

Current month plus 3 previous months are available in print.

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

Note: the following print subscriptions are temporarily on hold due to pandemic. Microfilm is available except for most recent 3 months.

New York Times / September 18, 1851 - current

Philadelphia Inquirer / January 1970 - current

Wall Street Journal / January 1958 - current

New Jersey Digitized Historic Newspapers Research Guide

New Jersey Digital Newspaper Project

An index of all known digitized newspapers published in New Jersey. 

Search by county or map location to find newspapers that have been digitized and those in process.

Trenton Evening Times. Friday, September 18, 1908

Newspapers - Find newspapers on the 4th floor

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