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A guide to online and print newspapers

Newspaper Databases

Newspaper Search

The Library Searches for Everything and Articles exclude results from the library newspaper databases. Instead you are prompted to re-execute the search using the same terms when you scroll to the bottom of the results screen:

screenshot Newspapers Search

The Grand Forks Herald Newspaper

Grand Forks Herald Access

Access Online Articles:

  • To gain full access to online articles and the e-paper version of the
    • Visit the library's 2nd floor Information Desk to get logged into the website for full access to online articles, a new e-paper issue 7 days a week, and the e-paper archives from 2008 to present. 
    • Search for articles using the search bar on the top left side of the page, to filter by date, see next point.
  • To do an advanced search for a specific topic or article in the Herald:
    • Search the Grand Forks Herald Website by going to Google and adding this phrase to the end of your topic search:
    • indexes the Herald from 1987 to present. Once you find an article, use the Library's website login or microfilm for access
    • U.S. Newsstream Newspaper Database indexes and provides some full text from 1991-2015. Once you find an article, use the Library's website login or microfilm for access
    • For further assistance searching the, contact the Ask Us desk on the 2nd floor of the library.

Access Print Copies:

  • Print copies of the Herald are also available in the library:
    • 1st Floor Newspaper rack near Oversized Items: current issues of the Herald, printed Saturday and Wednesday as well as the Bismarck Tribune and the Fargo Forum
    • 1st Floor Periodicals: latest 3 months
    • 4th Floor Special Collections: 1916-1949, as well as the earlier title, Grand Forks Daily Herald
    • 1st Floor Microfilm Journals, Ask at Desk, as well as Special Collections - continually updated, starting from the first issue in 1879

Link to the Catalog Search for Grand Forks Herald titled items, including some print indexes

Indexes to ND Newspapers