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Arizona Daily Star
Full text of the major daily newspaper serving Tucson, Arizona, from 1991-present. Does not include Associated Press stories, guest comments from editorials, or specials. May not include today's issue, but latest week's issues can all be found on

Arizona Republic
Full text of the major daily newspaper serving Arizona 1999-present. Includes locally produced news articles and regional and national Associated Press stories. Does not include syndicated columnists or guest comments from editorials. See ProQuest Digital Microfilm for page images from 2008 to 3 months ago.

Tucson Citizen
Though its print edition ended in 2009, this free archive includes more than 200,000 Tucson Citizen articles from the 1993 through early 2014. It also includes some photographs from that period.

Arizona Daily Sun
Full text of the Flagstaff newspaper from 1999-present.

Additional Arizona news sources in the Access World News database.

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Arizona Digital Newspaper Program
Over 50 digitized historical Arizona newspapers from the 1880s-1920s. Browse by title, time period, or county. Search across one newspaper or all papers. Includes a clickable map to locate digitized newspapers available by county.

Arizona Historical Newspapers (America's Historical Newspapers Select) (English, Spanish)
Full-text/full-page images of over 20 newspapers from 5 Arizona cities: Nogales, Phoenix, Prescott, Tombstone, and Tucson. Covers 1866-1931.

Arizona Daily Star
Print index covers 1953-1965 and 1970-1989. An index for 1966-1969 is in a card file in the Information Commons. The Arizona Daily Star from 1879-2010 is also on microfilm in the Main Library.

Tucson Citizen Morgue
A searchable archive of articles published in the Tucson Citizen from 1993-2009.

Arizona Republic
The Researchers' Guide to Arizona News in the Arizona Republic is a print index covering 1966-1967.

Historic Mexican and Mexican American Press
Collection of digitized newspapers and magazines representing Mexican and Mexican American press from Tucson, El Paso, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Sonora, Mexico from the mid-1800s to the 1970s.

Further research

Arizona Newspapers at the UA Main Library
Guide to finding Arizona newspapers on microfilm. Organized by city and includes dates covered, call number, and location.

Arizona Newspapers at the Arizona State Library
The Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records has current subscriptions to over 100 current newspapers from around Arizona. These may be used on site at the State Library in Phoenix.

Arizona Newspaper Project
List of Arizona newspaper titles microfilmed by the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records. Organized by county, lists name of newspaper, dates covered, and number of microform rolls. These are available at the Polly Rosenbaum Archives and History Building. A searchable database of Arizona newspapers on microfilm or original format held by libraries around the state is also available. The newspapers themselves are not online.

Newspapers and periodicals of Arizona, 1859-1911
Digitized directory includes information about Arizona’s frontier press; a listing of Arizona newspapers and periodicals, 1859-1911, alphabetically by place of publication; short biographies; and a chronological list of newspapers.

Last modified: April 11, 2017