Newspapers (and magazines) provide both first-hand accounts and interpretations of events. Depending on how you use a newspaper, it can either be a primary source or a secondary source.
This page will help guide you through finding current newspapers and historical newspapers.
Pro-tip: Though you may be familiar with visiting websites for newspaper content (www.nytimes.com), accessing newspapers through Yale Library will often require using a database. Going through a database will ensure you do not have to pay. See the recommended databases below.
That said, you DO have access to some newspaper websites as a Yale student, including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal:
Try these database resources to find newspaper articles from current and historic newspapers:
To find a specific print, try searching for the newspaper title (i.e.: "New York Times" or "Wall Street Journal") and then filter for "Newspapers" in:
To find a specific online newspaper, search for the newspaper title (i.e.: "New York Times" or "Wall Street Journal") in:
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