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Find Current Papers

Search the InfoKat Discovery Catalog for a specific newspaper. For electronic versions of newspapers, search the E-Journals A-Z list.

  • Use the title of the paper (if known), such as Lexington Herald-Leader
  • Use keywords if the city, county or state is known; such as +Lexington +KY +newspapers

Go to the Periodicals Desk in Young Library for assistance with current newspapers.

Find online full-text newspaper articles.

Contact Young Library Reference for assistance.

Find Historical Newspapers

Search InfoKat Discovery for a specific newspaper.

Search the Kentucky Microfilm Holdings Database for a specific Kentucky newspaper.
Not all Kentucky newspapers available for viewing are included in this database, however (e.g., The Lexington Herald-Leader and the Courier-Journal); if you do not find the Kentucky newspaper you need, check with the Reference Desk or Periodical Desk in Young Library; if we do not own the paper, a librarian or you can check WorldCat (FirstSearch) to see if another library has the issue you need.

The microfilmed newspapers are available for viewing in the Periodicals Department.

Contact Young Library Reference for assistance.

Additional Resources

Patrons off campus may request one obituary or news article by contacting the Young Library Reference desk.

Current Major Newspapers Available for Browsing

Please ask for assistance at the Periodicals Desk located on the 2nd floor in the East wing of Young Library. Also see the complete list of Kentucky Newspapers available for browsing.

Local and National Newspaper Subscriptions:

  • Lexington Herald Leader
  • Louisville Courier-Journal
  • New York Times
  • Wall Street Journal
  • Kentucky Kernel
  • La Voz
  • National NOW Times
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Washington Post
  • Kentucky Gazette
  • Kentucky Roll Call
  • KY Journal of Commerce and Industry
  • Cincinnati Enquirer
  • USA Today
  • Christian Science Monitor

International Newspaper Subscriptions:

  • London Times
  • Iran Times
  • Jerusalem Post
  • Al-Ahram
  • People’s Daily


HOURS for May 18, 2021