How to Find a Newspaper in the Library

How to Find a Newspaper in the Library


Welcome to the guide on finding newspapers owned by the Sprague Library. Today we’ll be going in-depth on how to find different newspapers through the Journals A-Z page. scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers. To access the Journals A-Z page start at the library homepage and look under the search box, then click on the Journals A-Z button. And here we are. The Journals A-Z search tool is not for keyword searching your topic. Instead, you type in the name of the publication you’re searching for directly. Let’s start with the Washington Post. In ‘Business Insights’, the collection starts from 2014, but in ‘ProQuest’, the collection dates back to 1996. Keep in mind what time period the articles you’re looking for are from when selecting a database. You can also see here that we have microfilm of the Washington Post on file. If you want to physically read this microfilm, come down to the Library, to the Multimedia Service desk and we can help you out. Now let’s search for the New York Times. Again, each database result has slightly different dates, so pay attention to what years you have to research. We also keep some Microfilm of the New York Times, as well as some print issues in the Periodicals Office. that provides access back to 1923. our Ask a Librarian service on the Library homepage.

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