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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

History 172: U.S. History since 1877

A guide to completing the library research component of your assignment to identify a moment in U.S. history after 1980 that should be given more emphasis in your textbook.


For the most comprehensive guide to finding newspapers, see our guide to Finding Newspapers:

Below are some digitized newspaper collections especially relevant to your assignment for this course:

Magazines and Other Periodicals

Government Documents

Statistics and Public Opinion Polls

African American History

American Indian History

Latinx History

Gender and Sexuality History

See also the section covering LGBTQ periodicals on the Alternative Press page.

Other Collections