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Newspapers provide articles about current events. These articles may cover local, national, and international news.

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

Use a Newspaper

  • to find current information about local, national, and international events
  • to find editorials, commentaries, expert or popular opinions
  • to learn how events were viewed when they occurred
  • Examples

  • Wall Street Journal
  • New York Times
  • The Oklahoman
  • The Beam Library has newspapers in print, microform, and online through periodical databases such as Newsbank.