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Discovering History Through Digital Newspaper Collections

Reading up on the past can open your eyes to how the news and other print media have helped to shape today’s current events.

Listen to this recent webcast featuring Seth Cayley, Director of Publishing at Gale, who addresses historic media coverage of familiar and little-known events, cultural phenomena and everyday life found in 19th and early 20th century newspapers.

Key takeaways from the session include:

  • Understanding how historical newspapers can support faculty research and drive inquiry and critical thinking among students.
  • Discovering how Gale’s historical newspapers support new developments in the digital humanities.
  • Learning how pop culture past and present can be used to grab the attention of students and stimulate classroom debate.

Historical Newspaper

 

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