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Finding and Using Primary Sources: Newspapers

A guide on defining, finding, and using primary resources in your research

Finding and Using Historical and Contemporary Newspapers
The "Newspapers in the Duke University Libraries" LibGuide provides information on how to search for and within a variety of news sources. It includes links and descriptions of newspaper holdings within Duke University Libraries, with information about how to search within historical and contemporary collections of newspapers, and provides additional resources on how to use these sources. Links and descriptions for databases of historical American and British newspapers are provided chronologically. Additional resources are provided for other historical, international newspapers; these are organized geographically. 

The Duke Chronicle

The Chronicle, the independent student newspaper at Duke University, is actually older than the University itself. The first issue of The Trinity Chronicle was published Dec. 19, 1905. Trinity College became Duke University in 1924, and the newspaper continued to cover campus news and the world around it. The Chronicle has a circulation of 6,000 on Mondays and is distributed throughout the University, Health System and parts of Durham., established in 1995, gets an average of 350,000 visitors per month and content is updated daily.

Archived Issues of The Duke Chronicle

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