Newspapers are and were a way to share information. Today they can be found online, but they originated as print material. Before radio, television and the internet, newspapers were the fastest way to inform the public. In the past, larger cities had morning and evening editions of the paper. The Library of Congress has newspapers dating as far back as 1789. This page is to introduce you to some quality newspaper sources.
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These are some of the papers the Kirtland Library currently subscribes to in print. They can be found in the Library's periodical section at the end of the journal and magazine section. Newspapers are kept for three months. The list below has links that will open in a new window.
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The Library's Newspapers databases allow you to read newspaper articles from around the state, nation, and world. Unlike the open web, full text articles can be found without subscribing or paying additional fees. Search for articles about a certain topic, or view the articles from a Gale Database that will take you to specific topic such as (link will open in a new window):
*These and many other papers are available with your single sign-on access to the Library's A-Z databases.
The Wall Street Journal is available to Kirtland students through the ProQuest database. Your single sign-on will allow you to access it.
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