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Newspapers, Broadcast News & Popular Magazines

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.

Data Mining


We now have ProQuest TDM (Text Data MIning) which allows textual analysis of a wide variety of ProQuest publications, including newspapers. See our guide for lots more information:


Bird's-eye view drawing of a steam shovel digging on a hillside.

Unknown artist. Untitled (View of Mining Site). Lithograph, 1940s. Smithsonian American Art Museum. Public domain.