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Browse Available Papers

The browse available papers function provides users the ability to examine our entire collection for specific newspaper titles.

The browse function can be utilized simply by clicking on the "Browse Available Papers" tab that appears at the top of most pages. Clicking on the tab will take the user to the browsing screen where they can select from three different browsing options:

These options provide users with an efficient way to identify papers that they are interested in, in addition to the ability to verify titles included in the archive and the dates contained within each title's collection.

Browse by Location

Browse by location is an easy-to-use feature that allows users to quickly identify the titles in our collection that occur within a specific country, state or city. These values can be entered by using the dropdown boxes pictured below:

Screenshot of Browse Location

Your browse by location can be as broad or narrow as you would like. If you would like to see every publication available, leave all fields set to "all" and click the browse button. If you would like to narrow your browse, simply provide more information. Selecting "United States", "Iowa" and leaving the other fields set to "all" will return all publications available in Iowa.

Browse by Date

The browse by date feature allows users to verify that a certain date or time period is covered by the newspapers in our collection. The date values allow users to see the titles in our collection that fall within the date ranges they specify. They can browse by date by utilizing the dropdown boxes pictured below:

Screenshot of Browse by Date

As shown above, the Browse by Date tool provides three options to choose from.
Exact Date: Choose this option, enter a date and click browse. This will give you all of the newspapers from the date you have chosen.
Between Dates: Choose this option, then enter a beginning date and an end date. This will give you the newspapers available between this time period.
Between Years: Choose this option, then select a beginning year and an end year. This will give you the newspapers available between the years you have selected.

Browse by Title

The browse by title function gives users the ability to sort the titles in our collection alphabetically, allowing them to easily locate any given title in our collection. By selecting the "view all" function (pictured below), you will be taken to an alphabetical listing of all titles included in our collection - all 2,402 of them.

Screenshot of Browse by title

Or, simply click the letter the title begins with and view a list of publications starting with that letter. Note: If the title starts with "The" select the next word in the title. For example, if you are looking for "The Post Standard", select the letter "P".

Once all selections have been made, click  Browse Button  to view your results.

To clear all selections at once, click  Clear Button 

Happy Browsing!

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