Newspaper Collection Description

The collection is maintained by the Newspaper Library.

The Labor & Industrial Relations Library collects numerous labor newspapers. The Modern Languages & Linguistics Library, the Communications Library, and the area studies units also select newspapers.
The newspaper collection supports the research and teaching needs of the University faculty and students. The Library especially serves programs in the Social Sciences and Humanities, as well as the general reader for a variety of purposes. The Newspaper Library is the major repository in the state for general newspapers and is the largest of its kind. Contained within are over 12,000 bound volumes, over 100,000 reels of microfilm covering 2800 titles, over 8000 microfilm cards, and current subscriptions to almost 500 United States and foreign newspapers, which totals to well over 150 million pages of newspapers dating from 1632 to the present.

Revised April, 2005