Newspapers in the University Libraries’ collection may be housed in:Govt. Information, Microforms and Newspapers (level 5 in Thomas Cooper Library)South Caroliniana Libraryonline in Lexis Nexis Academic Universe, New York Times, The State or other databases.
To learn all the newspapers or newspaper indexes the library has online, go to the Electronic Resources page, select All Subjects and then in step 2 check Newspapers, then "View Sources."
A list of the historical newspaper collections kept in Government Information, Microforms and Newspaper Department, including Early American Newspapers and Early English Newspapers, can be found at http://www.sc.edu/library/pubserv/gdhisnews.html
Search the library catalog with a subject search using the place of publication (city or county) followed by the subdivision newspapers. State names will be abbreviated (with two word state names separated by a space).
|Richmond VA newspapers||Boston Mass newspapers||Charleston S C newspapers|
Consult the book South Carolina Newspapers. It lists newspapers in libraries in South Carolina.
Most newspapers, especially for older years, do not have an index.
Try a subject search using the newspaper’s title.
Do you need to know the viewpoint of a newspaper or find one with a particular editorial stance? Consult a guide, directory, or find a book on the history of newspapers.
Try an advanced keyword search newspapers bibliography
For South Carolina newspapers, John Hammond Moore’s guide, South Carolina Newspapers indicates if the paper was independent, Democrat, black publication, etc.