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Search for newspaper articles

Step 1:

Go to QuickSearch, and click "Search for Newspaper Articles."  
search for newspaper articles link
 

Step 2:

Below the search box on the next page, click either "Major Newspapers - USA" or "Major Newspapers - International."  If your topic focuses on the United States and doesn't need an international perspective, then just click the USA button.  If your topic is international in scope, then click the international one.

click either USA or international major newspapers

 

Step 3:

Enter your search terms in the box, and click search.

search box

 

Step 4:

Review your results.  It may help to sort by "Date - Newest" on the right to find the most recent articles in the catalog.

sort by date newest in filtered results

 

Step 5:

Click the title of an article you want to read, and then click one of the database links in View Online to read the article.

online database article results

 

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