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ENGL 1050R: Writing about health and healthcare in the U.S.

Welcome your library guide for ENGL1050H: Journalistic Writing.

Here you'll find a variety of library resources to help you in your research.

For more detailed advice on beginning your research, evaluating sources, and more, check out our Research Help DIY Guide.

Researching news and newspapers

Newspapers are a valuable type of material for research, and are used as both primary and secondary sources. The Brown University Library has numerous newspapers across a variety of time periods, from diverse perspectives, and in different formats. For information on accessing current news publications, see the links in the left column. For more detailed information, including how to access television news and historical newspapers and magazines, see the Library's detailed resource guide on Newspapers, Broadcast News, and Popular Magazines.

To find newspapers by geographic location, go to BruKnow Advanced Search and do a subject search on: Newspapers and [City]. Limit to Library Catalog.

New York Times and Wall Street Journal

Brown students, faculty, and staff are eligible for free academic passes to the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Activate your passes below: