Newspapers are a valuable type of material for research, and are used as both primary and secondary sources. The Waubonsee Library has numerous newspapers across a variety of time periods, from diverse perspectives, and in different formats.
Why use newspapers?
Why use newspaper databases?
Most newspapers today have a website with current news, and most make it possible to search their archives of older issues. However, the Waubonsee libraries subscribe to a number of newspaper databases that offer advantages over searching newspapers directly on the Web:
Why use newspaper websites?