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Search I-Share @ Morris Library, the library's catalog
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The library has microfilm copies of many local, regional, and national newspapers from the 19th and 20th centuries.
You can use I-Share to look up particular newspapers by title; this will tell you which volumes Morris Library has in our collections.
Newspaper microfilms are stored on the 3rd floor, near the 3rd floor Help Desk, and they are alphabetized by the name of the city in which the newspaper was published. The reason that they are kept in this order is because newspapers changed names frequently, but each newspaper usually remained in the same city. An example: the Herrin Spokesman would be shelved under Herrin, IL, because that is the city it was published in.
Don't hesitate to ask at the 3rd floor Help Desk if you need assistance locating newspaper microfilm or using the microfilm machines!
A subsection of the Daily Egyptian student newspaper, containing articles relating to ethnic and racial diversity, has been digitized and made available online:
What is a Primary Source?
This differs from a secondary source, which interprets or analyzes historical events, and can be recorded or created anywhere from days to centuries later.
You may find primary sources in a number of different formats and locations:
Chicago Style Citation
Use Academic Search Premier to find a peer reviewed journal article. Cite it correctly in Chicago Style.
Names: Author names should appear as they do on the title page, whether spelled out or using initials. The first author is listed last name first, but any other authors appear in normal order. Capitalize and italicize titles for books and journals. Use quotation marks for articles and chapters of books.
Titles: Titles of books, chapters and articles are capitalized sentence-style. Periodical titles are capitalized headline-style.
Dates: Use the order: month day year, spelled out.
Indent: Indent subsequent lines of entries one-half inch.
FirstAuthorLastName, FirstAuthorFirstName, and SecondAuthorFirstName SecondAuthorLastName. "Title of the article." Journal Title VolumeNumber, no. IssueNumber (PublicationYear): StartPage-EndPage. Database Name, EBSCOhost (accessed Month Day, Year).
Crainer, Stuart, and Des Dearlove. "Windfall economics." Business Strategy Review 14, no. 4 (2003): 68-72. Business Source Premier, EBSCOhost (accessed November 5, 2005).