How To Find Editorials

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Early American Newspapers Digital (Readex)

Early American Newspapers Digital (1690-1876) - Searchable database of more than 700 digitized historical American newspapers from 23 states and the District of Columbia, focusing largely on the 18th century.

  1. Choose the Article Types tab.
  2. Check the News/Opinion box.
  3. Enter your search terms.

ProQuest Databases

ProQuest National Newspapers (Current News)
ProQuest Historical Newspapers (US)
ProQuest International Newsstand
Ethnic NewsWatch

  1. Using the Advanced Search, enter your search terms, using and between terms and "quotes" for phrases.
    • Example: iran and nuclear and "united states"
  2. Keep default "All fields + text" from the drop-down menu.
  3. Choose "Document type" and select "Editorial".
  4. Add other limiters as desired.
  5. Search.


LexisNexis Academic - All News

Enter Search Terms in the search boxes.

Select "Advanced Options", then:

Specify Date.

Select Source; choose a group or name one publication.

Choose Article Type: Editorials & Opinions. You can add other types, if desired.

Choose Location if desired.

Need more info: Ask a librarian!

Print Resource

Editorials on File (1970-2003)
LSF D410 .D3 (request from LSF)
Use this source to read editorials from regional United States newspapers. Yearly editions are arranged by topic; use the index in the back of each volume to find editorials on the issue you are researching.