Newspapers can be an valuable resource when researching your dissertation topic. They can be useful to find out about key events, places and people. They can include opinion pieces, first hand accounts, war reports, law or court reports and parliamentary reports, incl. occasional reproductions of full text speeches. This recording of a Dissertation Festival session provides an overview of the wide range of historical newspaper databases and other news sources available at the Library, including some hints and tips on basic and advanced search techniques.
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