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.History Subject Guide: Newspapers

Recommended resources for the study of history.

Historical Newspapers

Historical access to newspapers will vary a lot depending on which newspaper and how deep into history you are delving. You will encounter free content on the open web and through library databases, opportunities to purchase content on the open web, citations and abstracts only on the open web and through databases, or a newspaper with limited or no indexing. 

If you obtain a citation for a newspaper article but need the full text, you can request the article through Interlibrary Loan.

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