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News @ ProQuest

Topic Overview

Incorporating newspapers into your curriculum can have many benefits. It’s a great way to help students understand world events from the perspective of people from other parts of the world, or learn about historical events as they were experienced while they were happening.

The educational resources on this page provide strategies for searching newspapers and for incorporating ProQuest’s news resources into a curriculum. The focus is on the newspaper products that can be found on the ProQuest Platform. While each educational resource may focus on a specific publication, the strategies can be applied to any news publication. 

Webinar Recordings


Provides information on incorporating newspapers, specifically the New York Times, into the curriculum. Includes searching and navigation tips, as well as ideas for including news into course assignments. - Duration: 26 Minutes
Using ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspaper Collection as a basis, this provides a case study of conducting historical research using newspapers. - Duration: 29 Minutes