Doe/Moffitt Libraries
Doe Library
Doe & Moffitt Libraries

Sources to find Newspaper articles
in Selected California Newspapers
held at University of California, Berkeley

Los Angeles Times | Oakland Tribune | Sacramento Bee | San Francisco Chronicle
San Francisco Examiner | San Jose Mercury News

Los Angeles Times

ONLINE ACCESS The following databases can be accessed from UCB IP addresses only:
  • Historical Newspapers (ProQuest) Los Angeles Times Dates Included: 1881-1990. Keyword searchable with full text available in PDF format including advertisements
  • Lexis/Nexis Academic Los Angeles Times Dates Included: Jan 1, 1985 – present Keyword searchable with full text available, does not include advertisements.
INDEXES
  • 1969-1970 Perspective the week’s news in review AJ21.L65.P46 NEWS/MICRO
  • July 1970-Sept 1975 California News Index AJ3.C16 NEWS/MICRO
  • 1972-1984 Bell and Howell Index to the Los Angeles Times AJ21.L65 N4 NEWS/MICRO
  • 1985-2003 Los Angeles Times Index AJ21.L65 N4 NEWS/MICRO
NEWSFILM The Los Angeles Times from Dec 4, 1881–2008, is available on microfilm in the Newspaper/Microfilm Room, 40 Doe Library. (Newsfilm-1)

Oakland Tribune

ONLINE ACCESS The following databases can be accessed from UCB IP addresses only:
  • Lexis/Nexis Academic Oakland Tribune Dates Included: Nov 1, 2001–Dec 14, 2004 Keyword searchable with full text available, does not include advertisements.
INDEXES Online index available Oakland Newspaper Index on Oakland Public Library website. Selected articles, from 1983- present.
Citation only database. Does not include full text. This database indexes other East Bay newspapers in addition to the
Oakland Tribune. Citations found for Oakland Tribune articles can be accessed on microfilm in Newspaper/Microform Library in Room 40 Doe Library. NEWSFILM The Oakland Tribune from Aug 28, 1891- present, is available on microfilm in the Newspaper/Microfilm Room, 40 Doe Library. (Newsfilm-1)

Sacramento Bee

ONLINE ACCESS The following databases can be accessed from UCB IP addresses only:
  • Lexis/Nexis Academic Sacramento Bee Dates Included: Jan 1, 1997-2010. Keyword searchable with full text available, does not include advertisements.
INDEXES
  • 1895-1935 Index to the Sacramento Bee MICROFILM 33834 NEWS/MICRO
  • July 1970-Sept 1975 California News Index AJ3.C16 NEWS/MICRO
NEWSFILM The Sacramento Bee from Mar 1908-2011 is available on microfilm in the Newspaper/Microfilm Room, 40 Doe Library. (Newsfilm-1)

San Francisco Chronicle

ONLINE ACCESS The following databases can be accessed from UCB IP addresses only:
  • Historical Newspapers (ProQuest) San Francisco Chronicle Dates included: 1865-1922. Keyword searchable with full text available in PDF format including advertisements.
  • Lexis/Nexis Academic San Francisco Chronicle Dates included: Oct 1, 1989-present . Keyword searchable with full text available, does not include advertisements.
INDEXES
  • 1913-1949 San Francisco Newspapers Index (Also see Microfiche 10904 Guide) MICROFICHE 10904 NEWS/MICRO
  • 1950-1980 San Francisco Newspapers Index MICROFICHE 10503 NEWS/MICRO
  • July 1970-Sept 1975 California News Index AJ3.C16 NEWS/MICRO
  • 1976- present San Francisco Chronicle Index AJ21. S25. N4 NEWS/MICRO
NEWSFILM The San Francisco Chronicle, 1886-2011 is available on microfilm in the Newspaper/Microfilm Room, 40 Doe Library. (Newsfilm-1)

San Francisco Examiner

ONLINE ACCESS INDEXES
  • 1913-1928 San Francisco Newspapers Index MICROFICHE 10904 NEWS/MICRO
  • July 1970-Sept 1975 California News Index AJ3.C16 NEWS/MICRO
NEWSFILM The San Francisco Examiner from 1907-2003, is available on microfilm in the Newspaper/Microfilm Room, 40 Doe Library. (Newsfilm-1)

San Jose Mercury News

ONLINE ACCESS The following databases can be accessed from UCB IP addresses only: Lexis/Nexis Academic San Jose Mercury-News Dates Included: Jan 1, 1994 – present. Keyword searchable with full text available in text format, does not include advertisements. INDEXES
  • July 1970-Sept 1975 California News Index AJ3.C16 NEWS/MICRO
NEWSFILM The San Jose Mercury-News from 1907- present, is available on microfilm in the Newspaper/Microfilm Room, 40 Doe Library. (Newsfilm-1)


Newspapers & Microforms
40 Doe Library
Berkeley CA 94720-6000
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