Why use Newspapers?

Newspapers provide articles each day about current events and are a good source for local information.

Newspapers, like journals and magazines, are called "periodicals" because they are published regularly, or periodically.

Use a Newspaper

  • to find current information about international, national and local events
  • to find editorials, commentaries, expert or popular opinions
  • to discover how a story changed or developed over time


  • Sidelines
  • New York Times
  • Tennessean
  • Daily News Journal
Find them

  • in the library
  • on the Web
  • in subscription databases
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