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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
  • St. Augustine Record

You can find newspapers in print or microfilm format, or on the Web as electronic newspapers through database subscriptions purchased by our Library. Many newspapers also have their own Web sites with today's news, and sometimes they provide earlier, popular articles for free.