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Supreme Court decisions dating back to —with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents. US Newsstream This link opens in a new window This link opens in a new window.
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It enables users to search the most recent premium U. US Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers, and is cross-searchable on the ProQuest platform.
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Times Digital Archive, This link opens in a new window This link opens in a new window. Researchers can search through the complete digital edition of The Times London , using keyword searching and hit-term highlighting to retrieve full facsimile images of either a specific article or a complete page.
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Subjects: Library Help. Microform refers to either microfilm, a film reel containing photographic images of actual newspaper pages, or microfiche, a single film card on which multiple newspaper page images are stored. Libraries own special equipment to allow users to print or download pages from microform documents.
The O'Neill Library at Boston College main campus holds backfiles of major newspapers on microfilm and has equipment to reproduce pages from microfilm. Beginning in Fall , the BC Law journals have adopted a new approach to retrieving hardcopy newspaper articles.
The preference will move away from the Bluebook's preference for print citations. Staff will provide citations to electronic cites for newspapers and foreign sources.
The adoption of Perma by the BC Law reviews will help ensure long-term access to these sources. Need to locate a newspaper article?
Check the Boston College Libraries Catalog, using the title of the newspaper as your search term. If the newspaper is owned by Boston College libraries, or if we have access to the newspaper through an electronic source, you will be able to locate this information using the Catalog. Also, some newspaper databases may contain the full-text of articles or simply abstracts. Many students are confused about citing newspapers due to the issue of print vs.
Consult Bluebook Rule Because the title, content, and publication date online may be different from the print version, the two sources should not be treated interchangeably unless the online source is an exact copy of the original as dictated by Rule If an article is only available online, cite to it directly in accordance with rule Citing to newspaper articles by using a parallel cite to a commercial electronic database:. The Bluebook Rule The rule suggests that authors include a parallel citation to a commercial database to facilitate access.
Some newspapers publish different editions of the paper, meaning there may be a national or regional edition.
Also, some newspapers have published late editions or evening editions in past years. These factors may make it unclear which edition the author is citing, and often make an article difficult to cite properly.
Please consult with a reference librarian if you have problems with these issues. Electronic access to backfiles of newspapers is explained in this Guide.