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Israel From the Palestine Mandate to the Present: A Research Guide

Newspaper Databases

Access World News (coverage varies)

Contains varying years of coverage for the following papers: Ha'aretz, Hatzofe, Jerusalem Times, Ma'ariv and Yediot Aharonot (tip: click on "World," then Israel, and then click on "BBC Selected Newspaper Articles").  Also contains Jerusalem Post and a couple of Palestinian news sources.


Search a large collection of publications and websites in a variety of languages. is the exclusive archive of The Wall Street Journal.

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Full-text access to news, business, medical, educational and legal sources. The sources include international, national, and regional newspapers; magazines; trade journals; newsletters; wire service reports; and transcripts of television and radio news programs.



Specific Newspapers


Online edition of the daily newspaper.

Jerusalem Post
Online edition of the daily newspaper, with an archive of the past year's issues.
Issues from 1989 to the present are available on Newsbank Access World News

Palestine Bulletin
1925-1932 Micfilm 3532

United Nations

Access UN
1946-presentThe Readex Index to United Nations Documents & Publications, provides fast access to current and retrospective United Nations documents and publications. Articles appearing in UN periodicals are individually indexed. Indexing of the bilateral and multilateral treaties in the UN Treaty Series is another unique feature of the Index.

United Nations Digital Library
1979 to present
Contains the "Catalogue of UN publications and documentation indexed by the United Nations Dag Hammarskjld Library and the Library of the UN Office in Geneva," Voting Records of the General Assembly (38th session 1983-present) and Security Council (1st year 1946-present), and Index to Speeches (beginning with 1983 for General Assembly, Security Council, and Economic and Social Council; 1982 for Trusteeship Council).

United Nations Databases
Provides access to online databases that support the work of the UN.


League of Nations


League of Nations Documents, 1919-1946
Micfilm 1138 and Micfilm 1138 Guide
The library has parts 1-22, 30