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
Wall Street Journal
New York Times
You can find newspapers in print or microfilm format, or on the Web as electronic
newspapers. Many newspapers are made available to you by subscriptions purchased
by your library. Many newspapers have their own Web sites with today's news, and
sometimes they provide earlier, popular articles free.