• General Works,  Library News,  Periodicals

    The New York Times dot com

    The Library just purchased campus-wide access to the NYTtimes.com site! Two items to note: Articles from 1923-1980 are not available. (For archival NYTs research, please use the library’s digital historical U.S. Newspaper collection).   Access to the NYTtimes.com site is available when on the grounds only. Remote access via vpn.sps.edu is not available.   Want more news?  Check here for a list of all of the library’s newspaper collections, digital and print.  

  • History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences,  Uncategorized

    New Reference Book: The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues

    The New York Times on Gay and Lesbian Issues by Susan Burgess, CQ Press, 2011. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 306.76 B91N A volume of articles from The New York Times relevant to Gay and Lesbian issues.  Each news article is paired with a scholarly analysis.  Articles are grouped together in reporting of a larger topic. Examples of Topics: The Stonewall Rebellion Science Aids Privacy Military Marriage Helpful for: History, Humanities, Gender Studies, LGBT Studies, Journalism

  • General Works,  History,  Humanities,  Periodicals,  Research,  Social Sciences

    Access the New York Times via Library Resource

    Several folks have inquired recently about accessing the New York Times via library resources. Presumably, this is due to recent changes in access-related policy at the New York Times. The full archive is no longer freely available on the NYTs website.  Currently, those with an existing print subscription have full access to online content.  Personal digital-only subscriptions are also offered. Those without any subscription may view up to 20 articles per month. The library’s Proquest Periodicals subscription will provide access to the NYTimes (East Coast edition).  This is the fastest way to get there: Click HERE. Although it does look/navigate differently than the old NYTimes.com interface, the article content is…

  • Library Tech,  Periodicals

    Periodical Pick: Newspaper Feeds

    Lisa Laughy – Archives Assistant The sidebar of Ohrstrom Blog now features feeds from all of the daily newspapers that we subscribe to with the exception of The Wall Street Journal.  If you are interested in a quick headline fix take a moment to check out today’s feeds, or add these feeds to your own feed reader using the links at the end of the post. The Wall Street Journal doesn’t offer your average RSS feed, but instead has this overly clever flashy widget / gadget.  I can’t seem to format it to fit the width of the blog sidebar, so I have put it on this post page where…

  • Databases,  Periodicals,  Research,  Web Resources

    The New York Times: All the news that’s fit to print (or surf)

    Lura Sanborn – Reference Librarian There are several ways to access The New York Times through Ohrstrom Library – online or in the library, choose the one that fits your needs and stay connected to a great source of information. Current News: Come to the library!  We love to see you!  The print version of  The New York Times is delivered to the library daily and is available in the periodicals room on the library’s main level. Can’t make it in?  Try ProQuest (available from the library’s website HERE) providing access to the New York Times from 1980 to the present day.  Select the publications tab and search for “New…