The Library subscribes to several national, international, regional, and local newspapers. Some issues are located in the Browse Collection on the 1st floor of the Library while other issues are located in print or on microfilm on the 4th floor. There are also specialized newspapers located on Special Collections on the 2nd floor.

Search for newspapers in CatSearch:

Electronic Newspaper Databases

The Library subscribes to multiple, electronic news and newspaper databases. 

Digitized Montana Newspapers

Looking for Montana newspapers? The two resources below are freely available and combined, contain almost one million digitized pages from Montana newspapers, with new content added on a regular basis: 

Other Online Newspaper Archives & Resources

Trying to find free digitized newspapers from other states and countries? Below are a list of sources pointing to other newspaper archives and resources:

Newspaper Subscriptions

Major and local newspapers to which we currently subscribe to are listed below with links to their websites if available:

Newspaper (*Current print issue available in Browse)

Available in Print

Microfilm or Microform Holdings

Online Access (follow link below to see exact dates that we have access to online)

Holdings in Special Collections

Army Times

Yes (latest month only)





Yes (latest month only)




Billings Gazette

Yes (keep in print until we receive microfilm)

Yes (1914-1917; 1918—present)



Bozeman Daily Chronicle *

Yes (keep in print until we receive microfilm)

Yes (1911—present


Bozeman Daily Chronicle Collection (1996-present)


The Courier Express

Yes (latest issue only kept)


Daily Interlake

Yes (latest month only)




Daniels County Leader

Yes (latest month only)




Great Falls Tribune

Yes (keep in print until we receive microfilm)

Yes (1921—present)



Helena Independent-Record

Yes (keep in print until we receive microfilm)

Yes (1943—present)



Lewistown News- Argus

Yes (latest month only)




Livingston Enterprise

Yes (latest month only)

Yes (1994—1914)



The Madisonian

Yes (latest month only)


Yes (1873-1915); Madisonian Times (1915-1920)


Miles City Star

Yes (latest month only)





Yes (latest month only)

Yes (1892—1991; incomplete)

Missoulian Collection (2003-present)


Montana Standard

Yes (latest month only)

Yes (1967—1993; incomplete)



Native Sun News

Yes (latest issue only kept)




News from Indian Country

Yes (latest year only kept)




New York Times

Yes (latest month only)

Yes (1875-2009)

Yes (personal account required; faculty and staff need to renew their account yearly to maintain access)


Philipsburg Mail

Yes (latest issue only kept)




Ren min ri bao (Hai wai ban)

Yes (latest month kept only)


River Press

Yes (latest issue only kept)



Yes (1880—1954; 1956—1957; 1966—1967)

Times Clarion

Yes (latest issue only kept)




USA Today

Yes (latest month only kept)

Yes (July 1978—June 1995)



Village Voice

Yes(latest month only kept)




Wall Street Journal

Yes (latest issue only)




Washington Post

  Yes (1990-2009)  

Wibaux-Pioneer Gazette

Yes (latest issue only kept)





How to renew your New York Times account

If you are MSU faculty or staff, you will need to renew your New York Times account yearly, while student accounts stay active for multiple years.

To renew your account:

  1. Access the New York Times through the Library link:
  2. Sign in with your NetID and password and select 'Create Account'
  3. Enter your email address and a preferred password
  4. Answer the status question (are you a faculty, staff, or student?)
  5. An option to set a calendar reminder for a renewal should appear


Page Last Updated: 04-22-2022