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Finding Primary Sources: Newspapers

A guide to finding primary sources at Smith Library.

Establish The Time Line

Use a newspaper database to locate the citation (title of the newspaper article, the author, the name of the newspaper, the date, the volume, and page numbers) of the articles.

If you do not know the date of a particular event, use Credo to find it or ask a Librarian for assistance.

News Databases

Ways to Access The Austin American-Statesman

Please ask for assistance with microfilm reader at the InfoDesk. 

Local Newspapers

National Newspapers available in print or microfilm

International Newspapers available at SLC

Specialized Newspapers