Answered By: Katie Hoskins
Last Updated: Aug 10, 2018     Views: 63

NOVA users can access recent newspaper articles from publications like The Washington Post, The New York Times, and others through NOVA’s online databases.  Here are some guidelines on locating articles from recent editions of a newspaper:

1. Go to www.nvcc.edu/library > Articles tab > “Find Journal by Title.”

 

2. Enter the publication title in the search box.

 

3. Click on a linked title of the publication that you want to look at.  Pay attention to any information regarding years of publication.  Notice in our example below that we see three instances of the Washington Post.  The first record is for the print version of the Washington Post from 1974 to present which can be found at the campus libraries.  The second record is for the Washington Post between the years of 1877 and 1973 available online.  The third record is for the Washington Post from 1974 until present available online.

 

4. You will be taken to a page that should list databases which have full text access to the newspaper you are looking for.  Choose the databases most appropriate for you search.  Pay attention again to the date ranges listed below each database as these indicate the full text availability within that database.

 

Note: Some databases will take you directly to the record for the publication while others will take you to a generic page and will require your search for the publication again within the database.  Look for a link called Publications in the site navigation and enter the name of the publication.

 

5. Select the year, month, and date of the newspaper article for which you are looking. Alternatively, you can search the entire newspaper for articles on a specific subject by keyword.