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Newspaper & Current Periodical Research Orientation (Tuesday mornings)

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Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room, First Floor, LM-133

Madison Building

101 Independence Avenue, SE

Washington, DC 20540

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Want to know more about the Library's Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room? Get a tour of the reading room and discover new ways of doing research using our unique collections.

This course is taught by our reference specialists and is designed as a basic introduction for researchers using the Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room's collections and resources. Each hour-long session includes a tour of the N&CPR Reading Room, procedures on how to locate and request materials, and using various equipment such as microfilm machines and scanners. Online databases that contain full-text historical newspapers such as "America's Historical Newspapers," "ProQuest Historical Newspapers," and freely accessible resources like "Chronicling America," will also be discussed and demonstrated.

Sign up and learn more about the vast array of serial and government publications we have available for you! Can't make it to this one? Orientations are held the last Tuesday of every month (except December).

Please note that this class is held is on-site and the maximum class size is 10 researchers. Patrons are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes prior to the orientation.

Individuals requiring accommodations for any of these events are requested to submit a request at least five business days in advance by contacting (202) 707-6362 or ADA@loc.gov.

For more information, please visit: https://www.loc.gov/rr/news/

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Newspaper & Current Periodical Reading Room, First Floor, LM-133

Madison Building

101 Independence Avenue, SE

Washington, DC 20540

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