Newspapers

NDSU only subscribes to a limited number of print newspapers - the most current issues can be found at the Coffee House in the Main Library: The Fargo Forum, Star Tribune, New York Times, and Le Monde.

Below are a wide variety of online sources for news articles including archives of older newspapers that can serve as primary resources when doing research.

Databases for searching Newspapers

Online Newspaper Indexes

  • Fargo Forum Newspaper Index, 1879-1995
    Index to selected articles published in the Fargo Forum and its predesessors, mostly pertaining to North Dakota and Western Minnesota. Produced by NDSU Libraries, and the NDSU Institute for Regional Studies.
  • Spectrum Index
    Index to The Spectrum, a student newspaper of North Dakota State University for the years 1896 through 1927 and 1938 to present. Produced by the NDSU Institute for Regional Studies and University Archives.
  • The Record Index
    An index to the Record, a historical magazine that was published at Fargo, N.D. from 1895 to 1905 by Col. C.A. Lounsberry. Produced by the NDSU Institute for Regional Studies and University Archives.

Directory of Regional Newspapers