Newspapers, Journals, Online Books, and Writing


New Jersey Newspapers

Asbury Park Press
Bergen Record/Herald News
Burlington County Times
Business News New Jersey (New Brunswick)
Cape May Star and Wave
The Coast Star (Manasquan, Monmouth County)
Courier-Post (Cherry Hill)
Daily Journal (Vineland, Millville and the Greater Cumberland Region)
Daily Record (Morris County)
Gloucester County Times
Hammonton Gazette
Home News Tribune
Hunterdon County Democrat
IN Jersey (Gannett New Jersey Newspaper Group)
Jersey Journal
Montclair Times
New Jersey Herald (Sussex County)
Ocean County Observer
Pennington Post
Press of Atlantic City
Princeton Packet
Star-Ledger (Newark)
Times of Trenton
Westfield Leader and the Times (Scotch Plains)

Newspaper Directories: Foreign and Domestic

NewsLink (Directory of Online Newspapers)
Searchable directory contains links to over 3,400 U.S. and over 2,000 non-U.S. newspapers.

Newspaper Library Web Catalogue (British Library Newspaper Library)
Excellent bibliographic database containing entries for over 52,000 newspaper and periodical titles which are held from all over the world, dating from the 17th to the 21st century. Each entry in the web catalogue contains full details of the title (including any title changes), the place of publication (the town or city and the country), and the dates held by the British Library. A good tool for identifying historical newspapers. (Newspaper Association of America)
The NAA directories include categories for U.S. dailies, Canadian newspapers, weeklies, business papers, the alternative press, selected international papers, and papers published by collectives.

Online Newspapers (Internet Public Library)
Well-organized directory of links to newspapers from over 140 countries. You can browse by country or by titles, and you can also search the entire directory.

U.S. News Archives on the Web (News Division, Special Libraries Association)
This directory is organized by state, focusing on newspapers that maintain archives of older content online. Where possible, the directory indicates how far back content is available, along with any costs to retrieve the full text of articles.

World News Index
This site attempts to "index all the daily (or more frequent) news sources on the internet." It restricts itself to sources with "general" news (i.e., online publications that feature local, national, or international news) and excludes sources with a special-topic focus (e.g., sports, financial, etc.). World Newspapers, Magazines, and News Sites in English
An uncluttered interface provides easy searching and browing access to online newspapers and magazines in English covering most countries, including a number of alternative publications. The magazines are also organized by topic.

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Magazines and Journals

Alternative Viewpoints on the Internet - Listed By Subject
A directory of links to alternative internet resources - mostly online periodicals - compiled by the Alternative Press Center, publisher of the Alternative Press Index.

Bentham Science Journal Archive, January 2000 - June 2002
Free access to an online archive of 25 journals in the biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences published by Bentham Science Publishers. Just follow the instructions on the directory page to access the titles. Available through December 2004.

E-Zine List
Directory of electronic magazines ("e-zines") published around the world, accessible via the Web, FTP, email, and other services. This site was maintained for seven years by its creator, John Labovitz, who is now seeking a successor to keep the site current. Last updated in March 2000.
Full-text index for published articles from more than 300 magazines and journals dating back to 1998. The topic areas include business, health, society, entertainment, sports and more. The articles can be read in their entirety and printed at no cost. is a content-distribution partnership between LookSmart, which provides the search infrastructure, and the Gale Group, which provides the published editorial content.

HighWire Press Journals
HighWire Press, a division of the Stanford University Libraries, hosts a large repository of free full-text life science articles, with more than 600,000 free, full-text articles online from over 160 journals. Its site supports both searching and browsing.
This specialized search engine indexes over 120 periodicals published on the web. General topic categories include business, computers and electronics, education and reference, entertainment and leisure, science and technology, society, politics and culture. The site's retrieval program attempts to find similarities among the articles to improve the quality of your search results.

This web site is the archive for an electronic mailing list, the New Journal and Newsletter Announcement List for new serials on the Internet. The site is also intended to serve as an identification and road-mapping project for electronic journals and newsletters. As of August 2000, over 9,000 magazines and journals have been collected into a title index that can be searched or browsed. Not every title listed is freely available over the web.

NewPages: Alternatives in Print and Media
This site is a browseable gateway or "portal" to independent media with an online presence. News, information and guides to independent bookstores, independent publishers, literary periodicals, alternative periodicals, independent record labels, alternative newsweeklies and more.

PubList, The Internet Directory of Publications
Internet-based directory lists over 150,000 domestic and international print and electronic publications including magazines, journals, e-journals, newsletters, and monographs. Look up titles, formats, publisher addresses, editor contacts, circulation data, and ISSN numbers. Can be searched or browsed by subject category.

U.S. Government Periodicals on the Web
Useful directory of U.S. government periodicals online, maintained by Auburn University.

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Online Books

Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts
Originally set up as a simple yet well-stocked Gopher directory, this site now provides a web interface you can use to search or browse its collection of over 700 digital documents in the subject areas of English literature, American literature, and Western philosophy. The texts themselves are in ASCII plain text format. A good place to locate literary classics. Great Books Online
Well-designed, searchable repository for classics of literature, nonfiction, and reference, all free of charge. The collection is somewhat small, but the texts are well-chosen and formatted for a more readble display than some of the other large text archives.

Eldritch Press
Good selection of public-domain works in American and English literature, Russian and French literature in English translation, and several other items.

The On-Line Books Page
The On-Line Books Page was founded in 1993 by John Mark Ockerbloom at Carnegie Mellon University. Both Ockerbloom and the page have since relocated to the University of Pennsylvania. The page indexes over 10,000 public domain books available for free through the internet. Most of the texts are available in plain text or HTML format. The contents of the index can be searched or browsed (by author, title, or subject).

The Oxford Text Archive
Originally founded in 1976, the Oxford Text Archive (OTA) works to identify, collect, and preserve high-quality, well-documented electronic texts and linguistic corpora, which it then makes available to others through this site. Currently the OTA holds several thousand texts in a variety of languages, including electronic editions of works by individual authors, standard reference works such as the Bible and mono-/bilingual dictionaries, and a range of language corpora.

Project Gutenberg
The oldest and (perhaps) largest free electronic text archive, Project Gutenberg provides all of its documents in "Plain Vanilla ASCII" to maximize ease of access and use. Unlike many other sites, Project Gutenberg is involved in the ongoing production of electronic texts. In common with other archives, however, it cannot publish any texts still in copyright (this generally means that most texts here are taken from books published before 1923). As of August 2000, almost 3,000 titles were available.

University of California Press E-Editions
This ongiong publishing project, a collaboration between the California Digital Library and the University of California Press, now makes available the full text of over 60 scholarly monographs online. Subject areas include African studies, Middle Eastern studies, South Asian studies, Classics, European history, literature, and public health.

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Writing: Style Guides and Other Tools

Common Errors in English
This useful site, developed by Paul Brians, a professor of English at Washington State University, is a compilation of some of the most common errors of usage. Each error listed in Brians' directory includes a brief discussion of proper usage. A great resource to use when you're struggling with a sentence in a writing assignment.

The Elements of Style (1918 Edition)
Full text of the first edition of this classic style manual written by William Strunk, Jr., now available online.

Garbl's Writing Resources Online
"Garbl" is Gary B. Larson, a Seattle-based communication professional. Here you'll find an annotated directory of web sites focusing on creativity, the writing process, English grammar, style and usage, reference sources, words, plain language, active writing, online writing experts, word play, books on writing and favorite fiction writers.

Guide to Grammar and Style
Site maintained by Jack Lynch, an English Professor at Rutgers University in Newark, contains almost 170 entries that answer the most common questions about English grammar and usage (e.g., "articles," "conjunctions," "run-on sentences," "transitive versus intransitive verbs," etc.).

Writing Better: A Handbook for Amherst Students
Written by Susan Snively, a writing counselor at Amherst College, this brief guide deserves a wider audience than the Amherst student body. Practical advice on writing well-organized, effective papers.

AAA (American Anthropological Association) Style

American Anthropological Association (AAA) Style Guide
This outline of the AAA's style rules covers the formatting of articles (or research papers). Among the topics addressed are article titles, section heads, tables, figures, appendices, running text, capitalization, numbers, quotations, citations in your text, and the reference list. A more detailed version of the Style Guide can be found in the AAA's journal American Anthropologist, Volume 102, Number 2, June 2000, pp. 427-434.

APA (American Psychological Association) Style

American Psychological Association (APA) Guide to Style (4th ed.)
Our own short guide to APA style covers the general formatting of a research paper (title page, margins, etc.), citations in the text, and organization of the reference list. Prepared by Reference Librarian Bill Duffy.

Electronic Reference Formats Recommended by the American Psychological Association
Page from the APA's official web site covers the citation of email communications, web sites, specific documents on a web site, articles and abstracts from electronic databases, and web citations in text.

ASA (American Sociological Association) Style

ASA Format - American Sociological Association
Page maintained by the John F. Kennedy Memorial Library at California State University in Los Angeles. SUNY-Buffalo offers a brief guide to the basics of ASA style. Covers manuscript format, citations in text, footnotes and endnotes, and reference lists.

ASA Style - American Sociological Association Documentation Style
Page maintained by the E.H. Butler Library at SUNY-Buffalo offers a brief guide to the basics of ASA style. Covers manuscript format, citations in text, and reference lists.

Chicago Manual/Turabian Style

Chicago Manual of Style (Quick Reference Guide)
Concise summary of the two citation systems provided by the Chicago Manual of Style and Kate L. Turabian's abridged version (A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations). Prepared by a librarian at Western Washington University.

Turabian Samples for A Bibliography
This page provides examples of how to format six kinds of documents commonly cited in research papers according to the Turabian format. Each example includes a reference to the appropriate chapter in the 6th edition of Turabian's Manual. Prepared by a librarian at Ithaca College.

Turabian Style Guide
Tip sheet for Turabian citation formats in research paper bibliographies includes examples for 11 different print document types and a variety of electronic documents. Maintained by the University of Southern Mississippi Libraries.

MLA (Modern Language Association) Style

Humanities: Documenting Sources (MLA Style: English and Other Humanities)
This page is part of the companion web site for Diane Hacker's Pocket Style Manual and it includes a lengthy treatment of the MLA format for in-text citations, the list of works cited, information notes, and manuscript organization. It also includes a sample paper formatted in MLA style.

Frequently Asked Questions About MLA Style
Although this page is hosted by the Modern Language Association's official web site, it does not cover all aspects of MLA style but only a few selected areas, including documenting sources from the world wide web.