Answered By: Lisa Adriani
Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015     Views: 19

Yes, the library subscribes to thousands newspapers through ProQuest and Lexis Nexis Academic.

First, we will show you how to access newspapers through ProQuest:

1. On the ProQuest home page, you should select the box labeled "News & Newspapers." ProQuest "News & Newspapers" includes a vast collection of newspapers and news resources.

 

2. You can view a complete listing of all newspapers by clicking on "Publications" along the top. You can search the contents of all the newspapers in every database that ProQuest has by using the search box. You can also search the contents of an individual newspaper or database by selecting it from the list of databases.  

 

Lexis Nexis Academic is also another place to look for newspapers. It covers a wide variety of newspapers including the New York Times and Washington Post as well as papers from smaller cities and international newspapers. It is updated daily.

1. From the Lexis Nexis Academic homepage, you narrow your search to newspapers by selecting "Advanced Options" underneath the search box.

2. A pop-up window will appear. In this box you can enter a particular newspaper title in the "Source Box" to keep your search to that one newspaper. You may also limit your search to all the newspapers in the the Lexis Nexis Academic database. You may do that by selecting "Newspapers" underneath Content Type. Select "Apply" when finished.

 

3. Next on the main screen, underneath the search box you will see that the options you have selected. In this example, the search option is newspapers. Type a topic in the search box and select "Search."

 

4. On the next screen, your results will appear.

 

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