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Powered by Ancestry and distributed by ProQuest, Library Edition – World Collection provides online access to 4,000+ historical newspapers.  Dating from the early 1700s into the 2000s, the database contains full runs and portions of runs of well-known regional and state titles as well as small local newspapers from the United States and other countries.  It offers invaluable content for researchers, historians, genealogists, teachers and students.  With ongoing updates and new papers continually being added, there’s always more to be discovered.  Not sure what newspapers appear in which database?  Check out this handy chart.  Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.

BadgerLink is Wisconsin's Online Library, providing all Wisconsin residents with licensed content not available through regular search engines.