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Historical Newspapers Workshop • Thursday, Februrary 20, 2020, 11:30am-12:20pm

This session will cover how to access and search historical newspapers of the United States that are available online, either freely available or through MTSU Library’s subscriptions.

Session topics:

  • Determining what historical newspapers are online
  • Search term tips (e.g., use of synonyms and terms in use during a historical period)
  • Search limits (publication date, front page only, letters to the editor, photo captions, etc.)
  • Searching across multiple historical newspapers
  • Finding copies of newspapers that are not available online.



Presenter:  Walker Library’s Digital Initiatives Librarian, Ken Middleton

Location: Walker Library, LIB 272 (Instruction Classroom)