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HUM DEV 344/544: Dying, Death, and Loss

Newspaper Databases with Obituaries

Cofrin Library has access to several newspaper databases that allow you to limit your search to obituaries.

Limiting Searches to Obituaries

Follow the instructions and screenshots to search obituaries in the following databases.

Newspaper Source Plus (EBSCO)

  • From the Advanced Search screen, select Obituary under Document Type.


LexisNexis Academic

  • From the LexisNexis homepage, click on Search by Subject or Topic and then select All News.

  • Click Advanced Options and select Deaths & Obituaries.

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Historical Newspapers: The New York Times (ProQuest)

  • From the Advanced Search screen, select Obituary under Document type.