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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.

Full Image and Text Newspapers

Below are some of our most commonly used titles, but in no way are these all the newspapers we have! Please go to Find Library Resources: Journals (or use link below) and type in the title of anything you might want. If we have it, it will how up there. You can also search titles in Josiah. If we don't have a title, you may be able to get microfilm or a scan of an article through Interlibrary Loan. If you need help with this, please see my contact box on the main page of this guide.

 

H.A. Brendekilde. Reading the Newspaper. 1912. Wikimedia Commons.

New York Times

You can sign up for a free account that lets you access the current edition:

For full text searching of the New York Times, see these resources:

Providence Journal

Wall Street Journal

To search current news:

You can also sign up for a free account that lets you access the current edition:

For full text searching of the Wall Street Journal:

Washington Post

Other Titles