|New York Times (ProQuest Historical)|
|Also known as:||ProQuest Historical Newspapers - New York Times|
Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)
|Description:||Offers full page and article images with searchable full text of the New York Times back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.|
There are two modes of searching: Basic Search and Advanced Search. The default is Basic Search, where you can enter a word or words, or a specific phrase (place in double quotation marks). For more sophisticated searches, try Advanced Search. For the best results, enter the most specific words or phrase.
Some images have the notation “Blocked due to copyright. See full page image or microfilm.” The full page image is available by changing the article format from “Article Image - PDF” to “Page Map” in the pulldown menu at the top right of the screen. To consult the Library’s microfilm holdings of the New York Times, go to the Lower Level, Morris Library, Microfilm S4.
|Permitted Uses:||As specified under “Terms and Conditions” (click on the link at the bottom of any search or results screen for the full text), “you will use ... solely for your own personal or internal use. You will not publish. You may create printouts of materials retrieved ... via on-line printing, off-line printing, facsimile, or electronic mail. All reproduction and distribution of such printouts, and all downloading and electronic storage of materials retrieved ... shall be for your own internal or personal use. Downloading ... in a systematic or regular manner so as to create a collection of materials comprising all or part of [ProQuest Historical Newspapers - New York Times] is strictly prohibited whether or not such collection is in electronic or print form. Notwithstanding the above restrictions, this paragraph shall not restrict your use of the materials under the doctrines of ‘fair use’ ... as defined under the laws of the United States.”|
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New York Times articles and indexing of the New York Times are available in a number of resources in the Library:
Current paper issues of the New York Times are available in the Periodicals Room, Morris Library. Older issues are available on microfilm (Microfilm S 4).
An online edition of the newspaper is available on the Internet as the New York Times on the Web. There is free access to virtually all of today’s edition of the New York Times. Access to influential writers of op-ed columns, as well as other features, is included in the TimesSelect, to which individuals may subscribe. (No institutional subscriptions are available.)
|Users:||25 concurrent users|
|Producer:||ProQuest Information and Learning Company|