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The links below should guide you in finding examples of Op-Ed pieces as well as background information
for your own pieces on voting for readers of the Pal-Item.
Newspaper Source Plus
Provides cover-to-cover full text for 20 national (U.S.) & international newspapers, including The Christian Science Monitor, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Times (London), Toronto Star, etc.
Richmond Palladium-Item archive (via US Midwest Newsstream)
Coverage dates: November 7, 1999 - present.
Scroll down the linked page to access a search box for the Richmond Palladium-Item archive or to browse a particular issue date.
To access the Editorials from just the Pal-Item, click the link above and choose:
Palladium - Item / Publication Title (first line or second line of search boxes)
Document type: Editorials (box to choose this is bottom right of the page)
Historical News Databases
Full text of over 1100 magazines that began publishing in the USA between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary journals, children's and women's magazines, and more. Coverage extends to 1940 at the latest.
Research and Background Sources
The academic alternative to Wikipedia! Provides access to nearly 500 encyclopedias and dictionaries. Search by concept map. Includes thousands of searchable images.
Academic Search Premier
Comprehensive index to scholarly journals and general periodicals in all subject and interdisciplinary areas, including full text. Coverage prior to 1990 is sparse.
Social Sciences Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
Provides sources covering a wide array of subjects, including addiction studies, ethics, public welfare, urban studies and more. Covering the latest concepts, theories and methods from both applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences, this full-text resource provides access to the most important English-language social science journals.
New York Times
Click here to set up your account at the New York Times website.
1. Click on "Create account" to create a NYTimes.com account using your Earlham email address.
2. At the bottom of the Welcome page, click "Continue."
3. You should see a notification that states, "Check your email." Look for the message, Confirm Your Email Address (the "confirmation email"), which should arrive within 15 minutes.
4. Click on the link in the confirmation email from step 3. This will simultaneously verify your eligibility and grant your Academic Pass, which will provide access to NYTimes.com for a full semester.
5. If you don't get the confirmation email, check your spam filter. If you still do not receive it, send an email from your Earlham email account to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subjects:2017 Fall Semester Courses
, 2017 Spring Semester Courses
, African & African American Studies (AAAS)
, Environmental Sustainabilty
, Global Management
, Human Development & Social Relations
, International Studies
, Peace & Global Studies
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