ICON is a registry of information on the hard copy, microform, and digitized holdings of US and foreign newspapers held by several major US research libraries. The largest single repository of information about such holdings, ICON currently contains records for over 172,000 newspaper titles, published in 51 US jurisdictions, 9 Canadian provinces, and 159 other nations. The publication dates of these holdings range from 1649 to 2014. At present, ICON lists over 40 million issues of these titles represented in the print and microform newspaper holdings of CRL and several major US research libraries, the extensive print newspaper holdings of the American Antiquarian Society, and digitized newspapers in two databases considered by CRL to be trustworthy and persistent: LC’s Chronicling America database and the Readex World Newspaper Archive.
For each newspaper title, the ICON database displays:
December 4, 2014