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Newspapers & Magazines

Online Databases

Database for Newspapers and Magazine20th Century Media Information Database
This database, created and maintained by the NPO, Institute of Intelligence Studies, Japan, can be used to search all of the Prange magazine collection and part of the newspaper collection by publication title, article title, subtitle, author/editor, publisher, place of publication, and censorship information.




National Diet Library of Japan OPAC

National Diet Library OPAC can be used to search the Prange newspaper and magazine collections by publication title, publisher, and place of publication.

National Diet Library of Japan Digital Collections

NDL Digital CollectionsAs of March 2015, approximately 5,300 Prange Collection magazines (approximately 700 titles) are available, full-text, onsite at NDL. 

Note: All magazines have been microfilmed.  The microfilms are available in McKeldin Library, University of Maryland, as well as at the National Diet Library of Japan.  For the list of other institutions who hold the microfilms, see this page.



Print Finding Aids

Prange Collection Newspaper Index
An index to the microfilm reproduction of 18,047 newspaper titles in the Prange Collection. It is arranged in alphabetical order by romanized title. Created for use by visitors to the Library only, it can be found in the East Asia Collection on the 4th floor of McKeldin Library and can be used on a self-serve basis.

Guide to the Gordon W. Prange Magazine Collection
An index to the microfiche reproduction of the 13,799 magazine titles in the Prange Collection. Each entry includes title, editor, publisher, place of publication, circulation, censorship action taken, and other local notes. Geographical and subject indices are included. The titles are listed in alphabetical order by romanized or English-language titles.
(2001 3v. 1651p. Call No. EAJRE PN5407.P4 G675 2001)

Okuizumi, Eizaburo (Ed.) User's Guide to the Microfilm Edition of Censored Periodicals
A guide to the microfilm reproduction of censored magazines from the Prange Collection. This is a guide to the Yushodo Booksellers' version of the microfilm held by the Center for Research Libraries, not to the Bell and Howell's version owned by the University of Maryland Libraries.
(1982 531p. Call No. EAJRE PN5404 .O48 1982)