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INDG 102: Sources for the Portfolio Project

Resources to support research for the portfolio project.

Primary Sources: Newspapers on microform

Historical issues of these newspapers are available on microform in the Library@VIU.

Searching within historical newspapers

To find information within historical newspapers you may need to use an index such as:

Historical Newspapers Online: Canada

Historic Newspapers: Tips

Many historic newspapers are available for free on the Internet.

Search for  "historic newspapers online" or a variation on that phrase. Try including the name of the city or country in which the newspaper was published.

For US papers, try the listing provided by the Library of Congress called Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers.

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