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  1. If you know the name of the newspaper and the date you need, do a title search in the library catalog to determine whether the Library has print, microfilm, or online holdings.
  2. To search for newspaper articles on specific topics, use one of these databases (many include full-text articles):
National Newspapers (ProQuest)      

full-text articles from:

  • The Christian Science Monitor, 1988-present
  • The Los Angeles Times, 1985-present
  • The New York Times (late edition), 1980-present
  • The New York Times Book Review, 1986-present (full text, 1997-present)
  • The New York Times Magazine, 1986-present (full text, 1997-present)
  • The Wall Street Journal (eastern edition), 1984-present
  • The Washington Post, 1987-present
LexisNexis      includes full-text of more than 350 newspapers from the U.S. and around the world, many same day of publication, plus the most extensive archives available anywhere of Financial Times (dating back to 1982), The New York Times (dating back to 1980) and The Washington Post (dating back to 1977). Includes college newspapers.    
InfoTrac Newsstand      full-text articles from over 100 U.S. and international newspapers; includes the Columbia, SC State. See coverage dates for individual papers Discus    
General OneFile       indexes (does not provide full text) the Christian Science Monitor, The Guardian, The Independent, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post, coverage dates vary by publication Discus    
New York Times (Historical)       full-text New York Times articles, 1851-2005   
Washington Post       full-text Washington Post articles, 1987-present   
Washington Post (Historical)      full-text Washington Post articles, 1877-1992   
Wall Street Journal      full-text Wall Street Journal articles (Eastern edition), 1984-present   
Wall Street Journal (Historical)       full-text Wall Street Journal articles, 1889-1991   
The Times Digital Archive      full-text articles from The Times (London), 1785-1985   
SIRS      includes full-text articles from a large number of domestic and international newspapers Discus    
General Reference Center      includes full-text articles from the Christian Science Monitor; indexes the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post, coverage dates vary by publication Discus    

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