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New Resource: Washington Evening Star Historical Archive, 1852-1981

image, Evening Star masthead

GSU affiliates now have digital access to the Washington Evening Star Historical Archive, 1852-1981. Founded on December 16, 1852 and closing on August 7, 1981, the Evening Star covered over 130 years of American history from within Washington, DC. From … Continue reading

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Two New Primary-Source Databases: Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003 and Slavery & Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

masthead, Illustrated London News

The GSU Library now subscribes to two new primary-source databases, Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003 and Slavery & Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive, available through our Databases A-Z list under “I” and “S,” respectively. The Illustrated London News is a … Continue reading

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New York Times online

A stack of newspapers

The New York Times recently instituted a “paywall,” charging for access to their articles online. The library continues to offer GSU researchers access to NYT articles through several of our databases — including historical issues. You can use Academic Search … Continue reading

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AJC Newspaper Photograph Exhibit in Library North

SOUTHERN LIGHT:  Selections from The Atlanta Journal – Constitution Newspaper Photographic Archives is on display until April 29th, 2011, on the first floor of Georgia State University’s Library North building.  The exhibit helps publicize the new database in Special Collections … Continue reading

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Newspaper Industry In Trouble But Journalism Still Popular

The newsroom of The Diamondback, the student paper at the University of Maryland, College Park, retains the feel of an old-school city room. Framed front pages line the walls and bound volumes of yellowing issues collect dust on tables. Daily … Continue reading

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