Thursday, January 18, 2007

News and Genealogy Databases at San Diego Public Library

The San Diego (city) Public Library has the following genealogy oriented databases (at
1) Ancestry Library Edition - can be accessed only at the library and branches, not from home

2) Biographical and Genealogical Master Indexes

The SDPL also has two newspaper databases that can be used to find genealogy data (for use in the library or with home access with a library card bar code number):

1) ProQuest Historical Newspapers - this has only the New York Times Archive, 1851 to 2003.

2) ProQuest Newsstand - the following newspapers are in the SDPL subscription:

Afro-American Red Star - 10/3/1992 to current
American Banker - 1/2/1987 to current
Atlanta Constitution - 1/1/1995 to 11/2/2001
Atlanta Journal - 1/1/1995 to 11/2/2001

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - 11/3/2001 to current
Boston Globe - 1/1/1980 to current
Chicago Defender - 11/22/1999 to current
Christian Science Monitor - 9/30/1988 to current

Denver Post - 8/21/1988 to current
Detroit News - 5/23/2006 to current
The Guardian - 8/18/1992 to current
Houston Chronicle - 2/13/1985 to current

Michigan Chronicle - 1/5/1994 to current
New York Amsterdam News - 1/2/1993 to current
New York Times (Late Edition) - 6/1/1980 to current
San Francisco Chronicle - 1/1/1985 to current

Los Angeles Sentinel - 10/17/1991 to current
St. Louis Post-Dispatch - 1/1/1992 to current
New Orleans Times-Picayune - 4/12/1993 to current
USA Today - 4/1/1987 to current

Wall Street Journal (Eastern edition) - 1/2/1984 to current
Washington Post - 1/1/1987 to current

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