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ARTM 420: Policy in the Arts Resource Guide: Library Resources

Library Resources for ARTM 420

News Research Resources & Examples

Library Catalog vs. Newspaper Database Search

Search the Library Catalog

  • Use the library catalog to find newspaper articles, limit by publication date, news, United States.
  • Class Example: censorship and art and social media
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News Searches

  • Use the Library's subscription to the New York Times to find recent news.
  • Class Example: 
    • Search Terms: Protest songs and Trump and free speech or art and first amendment
    • Limiters: full text, last 12 months, Newspapers

Class Example: 

  • Search Terms: Protest songs and Trump 
  • Limiters: Industry - Artists and Performers

Class Example:

  • Search Terms: protest songs
  • Limiters: full text, 1960-1970
  • Source type: newspapers, historical newspapers, historical periodicals, magazines
  • Language: English

Full-text Newspapers Online with Searchable Archival Content at the College of Charleston

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