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Newspaper Research at UT



This guide is a resource for finding newspaper articles both online and in physical formats (typically print and microform), and the use of electronic databases for newspaper research at The University of Texas. 


The Popular Newspapers section covers accessing commonly-cited national newspapers like the New York Times and the Washington Post, as well as Texas newspapers like the Austin American-Statesman and the Houston Chronicle.

The Newspaper Databases section lists electronic databases for different types of newspaper research, including historical and foreign sources.

Finally, the Physical & Online Formats at UT section discusses how to find newspaper articles in particular formats, including PDF scans of print pages and viewing physical newspaper collections at UT libraries.