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ENGL 1301: Dr. Alex Hunt

Assignment

Decide on a topic within the regional scope of the class - focused on:

  • the American West
  • High Plains
  • Texas Panhandle
  • Representation and uses of history (museum, pageant)
  • Environmental sustainability (water, energy)
  • Cultural identity

You MUST find, use, and cite one article other than your class readings

Databases with Newspapers

Newspapers on Microfilm

We have microfilm up to the present for these newspapers:

  • Amarillo Daily News (1960-2001) & Amarillo Globe-News (2001 to the present)
  • New York Times (1851 to present)
  • Wall Street Journal (1889 to present)
  • Christian Science Monitor (1908 to present)
  • Times [of London] (1788 to present)

Or see our detailed list of what years we have covered by more newspapers on microfilm.

How to find microfilm

  • Go to the microfilm cabinets or the periodicals desk
    (2nd floor) for help
  • Look for one of the titles on the left.
  • Find a roll that contains the date of your choice
  • Ask for help using microfilm reader
  • You can print from reader if you have money on your Buff Gold Card ($.10/page)