Finding current news online is easier than ever nowadays; with sites like Google NewsNewsNow, and RocketInfo, you can find literally hundreds of articles on any news story that’s currently “hot.”

When the news turns old, however, it becomes harder to find. That’s because, after a period of time, most news sources place their articles in “archives,” and charge a fee for entry to these collections. Larry Krumenaker discusses The Top 100 Newspaper Archives (Or Lack Thereof) in this month’s Searcher.