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Newspapers @ Pitt: Getting Started

A guide to finding major, historical, and foreign language newspapers available through the University Library System.

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Pittsburgh Newspapers


This research guide was created with the assistance of LaMonica Wiggins, MLIS Graduate Student, Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh 2010-11.

Newspapers: An Introduction

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This guide was designed to help students locate current, historical, foreign language, and Pittsburgh regional newspaper holdings available in print, online (in a database), and on microfilm here at the University of Pittsburgh.

PITTCat+ Newspaper Article Search

For a general search of newspapers in PITTCat+ follow these two steps.
  • Enter the topic into the PITTCat+ search box below, and hit enter.

Search PITTCat+ for articles, books, & more


  • Then, limit your search on the left by using the content type Newspaper Article.

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