Global Press Archive

Supporting Area Studies and Advancing Digital Humanities

East View Global Press Archive® (GPA) is a program that embraces an unprecedented variety of global news publications, presented in full-image and full-text format optimized for scholarly use. GPA encompasses newspapers in more than 30 languages and will ultimately include titles from over 80 countries. GPA is the result of a landmark initiative of Stanford Libraries and the Hoover Institution Library & Archives to digitally preserve and make more accessible thousands of original print newspaper publications collected by the Hoover Institution and now housed by Stanford Libraries.

GPA includes both stand-alone titles and databases aggregating multiple titles from a specific region and time period. Wherever possible, titles are presented in their complete runs from the first issue. Many titles appearing in GPA will be first-ever digital versions of these publications and collectively this activity presents immense new value for scholarly research. Most GPA publications will be released on East View’s customized platform, while some titles will be made available through partners on their respective platforms, and new releases are continually being added to the program.

In creating GPA, East View is committed to ensuring that these valuable resources are preserved for future generations of scholars, and providing a maximally comprehensive and geographically diverse portfolio of resources.

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New Releases from GPA

Africa

Daily Observer (OPEN ACCESS) (Monrovia, Liberia; from 1981; in English)
Die Transvaler (South Africa; 1937–1990; in Afrikaans)

Asia

Independence Evening Post (自立晚報 (Zi Li Wan Bao); 1947–1995; in Chinese)

Eastern Europe & Eurasia

Leningradskaia Pravda (Russia; 1918-1991; in Russian)
Local and Independent Ukrainian Newspapers (CRL-WIDE ACCESS) (Ukraine; 900+ titles; 1989-2001; in Ukrainian, Russian, other)
Soviet-Era Ukrainian Newspapers (CRL-WIDE ACCESS) (Ukraine; 5 titles; 1900-1939; in Ukrainian and Russian)
Holos Ukrainy (Ukraine; from 1991; in Ukrainian)
Narodna Armiia (Ukraine; 1991–2018; in Ukrainian)
Narodna Hazeta (Ukraine; 1990–2009; in Ukrainian)
Nezavisimost’ (Ukraine; 1991–2002; in Russian)
Turkmenskaia Iskra (Turkmenistan; 1943–1995; in Russian)
Za Vil’nu Ukrainu (Ukraine; 1990–2006; in Ukrainian)
Zavtra (Russia; 1990–2021; in Russian)

Latin America

El Mundo (OPEN ACCESS) (Puerto Rico; 1919–1990; in Spanish)
Prensa Libre (Guatemala; 1951–2021; in Spanish)

Middle East

Baghdad Observer (Iraq; 1967–1996; in English)

GPA: A Resource for Area Studies Programs

GPA is truly a global program and will quickly expand to cover newspapers from over 80 countries. Titles and collections are thematically arranged by Area Studies groups. Click on the following to explore current and forthcoming releases by region.

Get to Know the GPA Platform

East View’s Global Press Archive program features a robust custom platform that hosts a number of GPA titles, with new titles continuously being added.

With content spanning from the 1700s to today, the GPA platform currently includes over 1,650 newspapers, 1 million issues, and 12.2 million pages of content, with over 30 countries and more than a dozen languages represented. This includes millions of pages of Open Access content from Asia, Mexico, Russia, and the Middle East and North Africa.

Platform Features:

  • IP authentication
  • Usage statistics
  • Unlimited simultaneous users
  • Cross-searching across all GPA platform titles, including Open Access content, institutional purchased content, and any custom newspaper digitization projects hosted on the platform
  • Full-image/full-text content
  • Page-level digitization with hit-term highlighting
  • Full-screen browsing
  • Clipping and text extraction tools
  • Crowdsourced text correction
  • Citation generator in MLA, APA, Chicago, and RIS format
  • Virtual keyboards for Arabic, Russian, and Turkish
  • Multilingual UI functionality
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