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US Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers: The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal. With print and online editions, the titles offer researchers thorough and timely coverage of local, regional, and global events with journalistic balance and perspective. The content is available by 8 AM U.S. Eastern time each day and provides archives stretching as far back as 1980. All titles are cross searchable on the ProQuest platform.

  • The New York Times (1980-present) - the paper of record in the U.S., best known for its analysis of news, issues and social changes.
  • Wall Street Journal (1984-present) - the single most authoritative source of global and national business reporting.
  • Washington Post (1987-present) - has distinguished itself through its reporting on international politics and policy, security and all facets of the U.S. government.
  • Los Angeles Times (1985-present) - the perspective of the American West, lauded for its coverage of immigration, entertainment, and environmental.
  • Chicago Tribune (1985-present) - keeping readers informed of the latest news from the Chicago area, the nation and the world every day. The Tribune has a reputation for investigative and public service journalism, earning 24 Pulitzer Prizes since 1932.

The most current news at your fingertips

US Major Dailies news content is updated daily with same day publication access to new content available by 8 AM U.S. Eastern time each day.

Best resource for U.S. major news titles

US Major Dailies offers the most important newspaper collection with the top five newspapers in full-text format with significant backfiles. Users gain timely access to The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal. Titles can be searched together or separately for maximum researcher efficiency.

Cross searchability enhances researcher output

US Major Dailies is fully cross searchable with other vital ProQuest products including the ABI/INFORM Collection, Historical Newspapers, Recent Newspapers, and all other products an institution accesses via the ProQuest platform giving researchers the latest news to complement their topic research.

Maximize researchers’ time

US Major Dailies features detailed indexing to help researchers quickly find the news information they need as well as track news events over time or at location of origin. The indexing covers complete bibliographic information as well as subjects, companies, people, products, and geographic areas. Each issue of every newspaper is indexed thoroughly, so users have access to top news stories and detailed information on the arts, sports, business, and popular culture.

User-friendly and precise searching experience

The ProQuest interface offers additional features for a user-friendly and precise searching experience including:

  • Ability to narrow searches by date, multiple fields, and document types
  • Spell check
  • Abstracts for every newspaper article
  • On demand article translation in 13 different languages
  • Multi-lingual interface (18 languages available)
  • Text-to-speech capability
  • OpenURL compliancy

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