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Researching Historical News

This is a short guide to historical news in newspaper, film, video, television, as well as audio.

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This page is currently under construction and far from complete. If you notice broken links or have suggestions, please write the subject librarian an e-mail. 

This research guide is broken into recommendations for studying the history of news and media on this access page and then access points for full text Newspapers, Video (including television), and Periodicals.

Reference Shelf

Books: Find & Request from BC & Beyond

Your local libraries have excellent monographs and anthologies located in O'Neill library as well as through the BC libraries portal. Try searching for books (only books) through the WorldCat library system to see if we have what you need. If we don't, you can order material through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

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Journal and eBook Database Recommendations

For a selection of excellent journals and some e-books on various topics in global history, we recommend a few databases. Remember to explore these database "advanced search" options for date and other modifiers before you run your searches.

Additional Recommendations

Journal Recommendations

Subject Librarian for History

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Bee Lehman, Ph.D.
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Contact:
Office: O'Neill Library 414A

Office hours in Stokes S 394 Monday from 1pm - 3pm.
Schedule an Appointment to talk on Google Meet, Zoom, or Skype.
Skype Contact: brittany.lehman@bc.edu
Subjects: History, Irish Studies