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Online you can view the Ann Arbor News from June 11, 2003 to July 23, 2009.
The full run (1890 - 2009) is available on microfilm at the Graduate Library in Serials and Microfilm Services in 205 Hatcher North. Ask for FILM X975.
Current paper issues are available at the Graduate Library in Serials/Microforms room in 205 Hatcher North. These are held until the microfilm is received.
The full run (from 1976-present) is available on microfilm at the Graduate Library in Serials and Microforms (205 Hatcher North), under the call number FILM X1214.
Detroit News Archive (1873 - present) via Access World News database (1988-1999 currently incomplete). Page images for historical content (1873-1988); html full-text of articles from 1999-present.
Detroit Free Press
Current paper issues are available at the Hatcher Graduate Library in the Serials/Microforms area, room 205 Hatcher North. These are held until the microfilm is received.
The full run (from 1831-present) is available on microfilm at the Graduate Library in Serials/Microforms Services (205 Hatcher North), under the call number FILM X442. The microfilm is also available digitally from 2008-present (you can browse page images, but are not able to search the text).
The card catalog at Detroit Public Library's Burton Historical Collection indexes articles from the Detroit Free Press as well as other Detroit newspapers. This is not a comprehensive index of the Detroit Free Press.
Available online from Ethnic Newswatch from 1994-present. Choose 'Advanced Search.' Type Michigan Chronicle in the Publication Title field and then enter your search terms.
Also available online from Access World News from July 12, 2006 to the present.
"Black Newspapers Index" is located in the Graduate Library under the call number AI3 .I417. It indexes the Michigan Chronicle from 1976 until the present. Note that coverage varies from volume to volume.
Current paper issues are available at the Graduate Library in Serials/Microforms in 205 Hatcher North. These are held until the microfilm is received.
The microfilm from 1939 to the present is available at the Graduate Library in Serials/Microforms in 205 Hatcher North under the call number Film X626.
Current issues are often available in the magazine racks in the south lobby of the Graduate Library.
Browse past issues back as far as 1997, by department or section. Click on the ARCHIVES link in the left column.
Current paper issues are available at the Graduate Library in Serials/Microforms in 205 Hatcher North.
The Michigan Daily
Paper copies of issues from 1968-1969 are available from the Graduate Library Circulation Department, room 104. Ask for the folio volume, LH1.M624 D2.
For primary source materials (original documents) and historical information pertaining to the University of Michigan, visit the Bentley Historical Library located on north campus at 1150 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, Phone 734-764-3482, Fax 734-936-1333. The Bentley Historical Library has a number of resources relating to the history of newspapers in Michigan, in addition to their collections of the newspapers themselves. Their web page includes a checklist of newspapers in the Michigan Historical Collections.
The University Record
Online version available from September 1992 - 2002. This site allows you to navigate to a particular issue. The search box no longer works but you can search later issues at the University of Michigan gateway site. Include "University Record" in your search.
Paper copies of Volumes 1-4 1891/1892-1894/1895 and Volumes 1-5, 1938-1943/1944 are available at Buhr. Use the call numbers LD3258 .U6 and LD3258 .U61, respectively, to retrieve.
Paper copies of years 1949-1968,1976-present are available in the Graduate Library under the call number LD 3258 .U611.
On microfilm, 1891-1944, 1949-present is available in Serials/Microforms Services on the second floor of the Graduate Library, under the call number, FILM X1622.