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African Newspapers Now Available

Posted by eleres on 17th July 2014

African Newspapers from the World Newspaper Archive includes colonial newspapers in European and African languages published in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. You can search by full-text or title, and limit by date, language, place of publication and newspaper title.

If you have questions about African Newspapers, Ask Us!

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Historical Hartford Courant (1764-1988) Now Available

Posted by eleres on 15th May 2014

The Libraries have purchased the Historical Hartford Courant (1764-1988) from ProQuest. Each year we’ll purchase an additional year of coverage. The Courant is Connecticut’s paper of record and provides historical context for the Pioneer Valley as well.

If you have questions about using this newspaper, Ask Us!

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All Accessible Archives Collections Now Available

Posted by eleres on 4th April 2014

The Libraries have expanded its Accessible Archives subscription to include American County Histories, Civil War documents, newspapers such as Godey’s Lady’s Book, The Lily, The Pennsylvania Gazette, and other texts such as Twelve Years a Slave. You can search across collections or within individual ones and limit by publication type and date. If you’d like assistance with this resource, Ask Us.

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New Historical, Digital British Newspapers

Posted by eleres on 17th January 2014

Seventeenth-Eighteenth Century Burney Collection Newspapers are a new addition to the Libraries’ online resources. Coverage includes English newspapers, broadsides, addresses, proclamations and pamphlets published between 1620′s and 1790′s. You can browse publications by location or search by document or publication title, publication date, full-text keyword and add limits for publication section, images and more.

If you have questions about using this newspaper collection, contact our reference staff.

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New Historical Chinese Newspaper Collection

Posted by eleres on 6th December 2013

Historical Chinese Newspaper Collection (1832-1953) from ProQuest is now available. This is a full-text collection of over 20 English language newspapers published in China. You can search for articles, editorials, comics, advertisements and other content types. Contact a reference librarian if you have any questions about using this new resource.

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New Western Mass. E-Newspapers

Posted by eleres on 10th October 2013

Through Massachusetts Newsbank, the Libraries now have access to the following newspapers online:

  • Advocate – 02/10/2010-Current
  • Amherst Bulletin – 01/07/1994-Current
  • Berkshire Eagle – 12/31/2003-Current
  • Daily Hampshire Gazette – 01/03/1994-Current
  • North Adams Transcript – 11/25/2003-Current
  • Recorder – 03/05/1997-Current
  • Republican¬†- 06/13/1988-Current
  • Springfield Advocate – 09/26/1996-04/12/1998
  • Springfield Examiner – 01/14/2011-Current
  • Valley Advocate – 09/26/1996-Current

If you have questions about using these newspapers, contact a librarian.

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Trial for World News Connection

Posted by eleres on 2nd August 2012

The Libraries now have a trial for World News Connection, a compilation of current international news from foreign sources translated into English by the U.S. Department of Commerce National Technical Information Service.

The trial continues through September 1st, 2012. Send comments or questions to Barbara Morgan, Law Reference Librarian, at 413-545-6850.

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Historical Washington Post, 1877-1995, Available Now

Posted by eleres on 29th June 2012

The Libraries have purchased the Historical Washington Post, 1877-1995, now available on the ProQuest platform. If you’d like assistance using this newspaper archive, contact a reference librarian.

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Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988) and New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993) e-Newspapers Added

Posted by eleres on 8th May 2012

The Libraries have purchased the Baltimore Afro-American (1893-1988) and New York Amsterdam News (1922-1993) as electronic archives. These historically black newspapers are available on the ProQuest platform and offer accounts of significant and everyday events in African American and American culture.

For assistance with these resources, contact Isabel Espinal, Afro-American Studies liaison librarian at 413-545-6817.

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Cape Cod Times Now Available

Posted by eleres on 20th May 2011

The Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners has purchased access to the Cape Cod Times for libraries in the Commonwealth. Coverage goes back to 1998.

If you have need assistance, contact a Reference Librarian.

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