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History Primary Sources: Periodicals
This guide will assist you in finding, evaluating, and citing primary sources.
Freedom's Journal was the "first African-American owned and operated newspaper published in the United States. The Journal was published weekly in New York City from 1827 to 1829. ... All 103 issues of the Freedom's Journal have been digitized
Newspaper Source provides full text for 185 national (U.S.) and international newspapers....In addition, full-text television & radio news transcripts are provided from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, NPR, etc.
Full text for regional U.S. newspapers, international newspapers, newswires, and newspaper columns.
"From February 8, 1918, to June 13, 1919, by order of General John J. Pershing, the United States Army published a newspaper for its forces in France, The Stars and Stripes. This online collection, presented by the Serial and Government Publications Division of the Library of Congress, includes the complete seventy-one-week run of the newspaper's World War I edition." Searchable and browsable. From the American Memory Project of the Library of Congress.
This site presents the full text of early personal computing magazines, including images and advertisements. Includes dozens of issues from the 1970s to the early 1990s from Antic, STart, Hi-Res, Creative Computing, Creative Computing Video and Arcade Games, Compute!, and Tandy Computer Whiz Kids. Also includes brief biographies of Antic and STart writers. Searchable and browsable.
An archive for hundreds of "Writers-at-Work" interviews "with poets, novelists, playwrights, essayists, critics, [and] musicians," previously published in the literary journal The Paris Review, starting in the 1950s
From the New York Public Library, this is a "collection of 30,000 digitized, public domain images from books, magazines and newspapers as well as original photographs, prints and postcards, mostly created before 1923. It consists of images of New York City, Costume, Design, American History" and more than 12,000 other subjects. It is searchable by "keyword or by browsing a variety of indexes."
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Journals : scholarly, academic, peer-reviewed
Popular magazines and newspapers
Trade or professional interest
Some publishers restrict full text publication for 12 months
DOI (Digital Object Identifiers) are available for articles from online journals. This keeps the url of the article fixed. The DOI will continue to direct the user to the article when it is moved. A DOI lookup form is available.