(click the above link to access the West Virginia Newspapers Portal)
!!!! Important Update -- Effective March 1, 2023, the address for the West Virginia Newspapers Portal has changed to : https://wvnewspapers.historyarchives.online/home
Please update any bookmarks you may have. We advise bookmarking this libguide instead of bookmarking the actual portal itself. By bookmarking this libguide, you will always be able to see new updates on the portal or any other major news.
These links will only work for WVU students and employees.
State and Regional Newspapers:
These tutorials will help you better understand how to use our Advantage Community History Archive to find things in the newspaper collection.
To learn how to do basic functions, visit the Navigating the Site page. There you will find more videos and handouts.
To learn how to do more advanced searching, visit the Advanced Search Tips page. There you will find more videos and handouts.
To learn how to handle images you find on the newspaper site, visit the Image Handling Tips page. There you will find more videos and handouts.
Need more help?
Doing research into West Virginia newspapers? Check out the resources on these pages
Funding for this project was provided by donors, grants, and state appropriations.
This project would not have been possible without the cooperation of:
Financial support from the US Wind Force Foundation's Black Rock and Pinnacle Community Benefit Funds, funding from the WVU Humanities Center, and community donors. If you would like to provide financial support to this initiative, please contact our library director at: