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Nonfiction Writing Program in the Department of English

Resources for students in Brown University's Nonfiction Writing Program.


Brown subscribes to many online newspapers with content ranging from the 19th century to the current day. We also own many newspapers on microform.

For complete list of recent newspapers (1980-present), see our Online Newspapers page.

For complete list of older news coverage, see our resource guides for Historical Periodicals and Historical Newspapers.

Government Information

Federal Depository Library Program

These guides will help you find resources, statistics, and documents from the governments listed below:

Federal Government Information

Rhode Island Government Information

News Sources


For social science data resources, visit the Library's Social Sciences Data Resources guide.

For resources related to health statistics, visit the Library's Public Health resource guide.

For resources relating to polling data, visit the Library's Political Science resource guide.